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Imported frozen berries polluted by this toxic river in China

(Daily Telegraph) FROZEN berries recalled from Australian supermarkets freezers were grown and packed in one of China’s most polluted provinces. Only five per cent of fruit and vegetables imported into Australia are subject to any testing — but even those few tests do not check for the bacteria that leads to hepatitis A. Nine people in NSW, […] […]

Australian halal businessman to sue ‘bigots’

(World Bulletin) The head of a Sydney-based halal certification body has launched legal action against an “Islam-critical” group that claims the industry is corrupt and promotes sharia law in Australia, local media reported Wednesday. Mohamed El Mouelhy, chairman of the Halal Certification Authority, is suing the Q Society over two videos posted online, as well as halal […] […]

Supermarket Giants Aid Australian Sell-Off

(AustraliaMatters) Something dawned on us today after hearing Alan Jones grill PM Abbott about the latest 2014 Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China. The FTA allows Australian dairy farmers “tariff free” (aka tax free) access into China. Jones pointed out that many Australian dairy farms are being bought up by China. Abbott’s as proud as punch […] […]

Russia bans agricultural products from EU, USA, Australia, Norway, Canada

(RT) Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on the full ban for imports of beef, pork, poultry meat, fish, cheese, milk, vegetables and fruit from Australia, Canada, the EU, the US and Norway. The ban will last a year, starting August 7. Read more AM Comment: This is a response to sanctions we put on […] […]

Foreign Ownership of Australia

(AustraliaMatters) We’re not the hottest Alan Jones supporters; the fellow that happily believes the small Japanese live stock industry should lose out to our Australian live stock industry — while out the other side of his mouth, angrily argues against foreign imports pushing Australian citrus growers to the wall. In-between Jones’s usual Rhodes Abbott love fest, […] […]

Cancer row over GM foods as study says it did THIS to rats… and can cause organ damage and early death in humans

(DailyMail) Rats fed a lifelong diet of one of the bestselling strains of genetically modified corn suffered tumours and multiple organ damage, according to a controversial French study published today. Scientists said the results raised serious questions about the safety of GM foods and the assurances offered by biotech companies and governments. The first lifetime trials involving […] […]

New CSIRO GMO Wheat Concerns

(AustraliaMatters) The CSIRO has been in the news the last week over it’s GMO wheat goofing around. Those against GMO wheat have been warning of health effects on humans. While the pro-GMO camp are saying no peer review papers exist to make such claims. I’ll leave you make your own minds up about that. Not […] […]

GM crops sneak into 43 varieties of food we eat

(TheAustralian) DOZENS of crops genetically engineered to survive herbicide spray are being used in Australian food without the knowledge of consumers. Food Standards Australia New Zealand has approved 43 varieties of genetically modified canola, corn, potato, rice, soybean and sugarbeet for human consumption. Read more Editors note: Even if eating GMO was healthy, the big picture is […] […]

Communities get choice on fluoride

(The Chronicle) FLUORIDE will not be forced on the region’s outlying communities in a move that could prevent millions of dollars being wasted on water no one drinks. […] But Premier Campbell Newman has scrapped the compulsory scheme, announcing communities could now decide for themselves whether they wanted their water fluoridated. Read and vote Editors comment: […] […]

EU Blocks France’s Ban on Monsanto’s GMO Maize

(Natural Society) Just after France legislators and officials moved to ban Monsanto’s genetically modified strain of GMO maize over environmental and health concerns, the European Union has decided to step in and re-secure Monsanto’s presence in the country — against the very will of the nation itself. This should come as no surprise when considering […] […]

Blamed for Bee Collapse, Monsanto Buys Leading Bee Research Firm

(NaturalSociety) Monsanto, the massive biotechnology company being blamed for contributing to the dwindling bee population, has bought up one of the leading bee collapse research organizations. Recently banned from Poland with one of the primary reasons being that the company’s genetically modified corn may be devastating the dying bee population, it is evident that Monsanto is […] […]

Top Scientist: Fluoride Already Shown to Cause 10,000 Cancer Deaths

(NaturalSociety) In 1977, it was shown that fluoridation caused about 10,000 cancer deaths in epidemiological studies by Dr. Dean Burk, former head of the Cytochemistry Section at the National Cancer Institute and Yiamouyiannis. Despite the findings occurring in 1977, they were not reluctantly released until 1989. After analyzing the study results in rats, it was […] […]

50 Top Astronauts, Scientists, Engineers Sign Letter Claiming Extremist GISS Is Turning NASA Into A Laughing Stock!

(NoTrickZone) Eventually the sham is going to give, and the latest letter signed by 50 NASA experts, with more than 1000 years of combined professional experience, is a sure sign the gig’s about over. …..unproven remarks…..not substantiated…..hundreds of well-known climate scientists…..tens of thousands of other scientists publicly declaring their disbelief…..science is NOT settled…..unbecoming of NASA’s history…..advocacy of an […] […]

WA’s non-GM sector set to vanish: groups

(NineMSN) Western Australia’s non-genetically modified (GM) grain sector could vanish within the next 10 years due to contamination from GM crops, some farmers and conservation groups fear. Nic Dunlop, environmental science and policy co-ordinator for the Conservation Council of WA, says feral GM canola plants have been found on road verges in the state’s Esperance district […] […]