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Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: WTO, food safety, US, Canada, Mexico, country of origin labeling, ethics, diet, health, news, humans, society, safety, protection )

CarrieSIC
- 90 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The sources say that WTO determined that U.S. rules to place mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair, reinforcing a previous ruling from 2012 that prompted the U.S. to revise its rules.
Experimental Ebola Drug Based on Research Discoveries From Canada's National Lab
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola vaccine, research, Canada, death, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, medicine, treatment )

Lynn
- 108 days ago - home.mytelus.com
The experimental Ebola drug given to two American aid workers is based on years of research done at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. ... The drug had never been tested in humans before ...
Canada Taking Steps to Guard Against Spread of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, ebola, virus, West Africa, disease, government, health, humans, illness, prevention, protection, safety, risks, warning )

Lone
- 114 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Canada's Deputy Chief Public Health Officer says the risk of an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa spreading to Canada is very low.
COSTCO: Pledge Not To Sell GMO Salmon: Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sign The Petition, GMO's, GMO Salmon, Canada, COSTCO, Ban GMO's, Take Action )

Brian
- 159 days ago - action.sumofus.org
"We have a plan to ensure that Canadians are not the world's guinea pigs for FrankenSalmon -- getting grocery chains like Costco to commit to keep its shelves free of GMO fish." Please sign the petition.
Tell Prime Minister Harper: Don't Sabotage Our Public Health Care ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, Canada, health care, protection )

Cher
- 235 days ago - leadnow.ca
Please join thousands and send a message to your Member of Parliament, Prime Minister Harper, and Health Minister Rona Ambrose: Stop the sabotage! Defend Canada's public health care now. - Then share this with everyone.
Northern Gateway: Canada Must Listen to First Nations ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: wildlife, environment, ecosystems, health, Canada, Northern Gateway Pipeline )

Nancy
- 245 days ago - e-activist.com
What the federal government does next will be a crucial test of its willingness to uphold human rights standards vital to Indigenous peoples in Canada and around the world.
Tar Sands Oil Development Is More Toxic Than Previously Thought, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Risks, Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada, #DirtyOil, #NoTarSands )

Brian
- 291 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, focused on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), persistent chemicals that are released during tar sands mining and processing and that have been associated with cancer.
Climate Change Rattles Mental Health of Inuit in Labrador
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, CLIMATE CHANGE, GLOBAL WARMING, investigation, protection, treatment, prevention, illness, mental health, Canada, Labrador )

Michael
- 315 days ago - cbc.ca
Researchers studying the mental health and well-being of Inuit populations in coastal Labrador say rising temperatures are having damaging psychological effects on people in traditional communities.
Canada To Launch Billion-Dollar Marijuana Free Market This Week
Health & Wellness  (tags: medical marijuana, Canada, Body-Mind-Spirit, medicine, interesting )

Cal
- 418 days ago - npr.org
Canada is ushering in what it projects to be a $1.3 billion medical marijuana free market this week, as it replaces small and homegrown pot production with quality-controlled marijuana produced by large farms
Pesticide Linked to Bee Deaths to Get Tighter Regulation
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, bees, pesticides, Canada, protection, government, warning )

Michael
- 434 days ago - cbc.ca
The Canadian government is trying to quell growing worries about pesticide dust killing millions of bees by introducing changes for crop farmers, but some beekeepers call it a "Band-Aid" solution.
CANADA SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE FUKUSHIMA DISASTER
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, Fukushima, CFIA, seafood, food, ethics, health, government, risks, safety, society, study, warning, humans, environment, news )

CarrieSIC
- 439 days ago - vice.com
"In British Columbia there is some monitoring and publication of radiation levels of foods being brought in from Japan, but there is no publication of radiation levels of food being caught from our shores," says Frank, adding the CFIA's last report...
Ask Canada to Improve Toxic Chemical Regulation ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, toxic cheimcals, Canada, protection, environment )

Cher
- 514 days ago - environmentaldefence.ca
Please help by sending a letter to the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment asking for better protection from toxic chemicals for Canadians
Parliament Considering Affordable Medicines Law ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, affordable medicines, laws, Canada, protection )

Cher
- 730 days ago - makepovertyhistory.ca
A bill now before Parliament would reform Canada's flawed Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) so that Canada can export affordable generic medicines to poor countries. By approving this important piece of humanitarian legislation Parliament can save lives
Tell the Cosmetic Industry To Make Sure That We're "Just Beautiful"! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, health, humans, family, cosmetics, Canada, risks )

Nancy
- 786 days ago - environmentaldefence.ca
We can't believe that harmful substances are allowed in our cosmetics and personal care products, and that we consumers can't always tell what's in them. That's why we're asking that cosmetics in Canada be given a makeover. To help us make healthier...
Tell the USDA: No GE Apples! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: apple, gm, ge apple, Canada, US, food, health, monsanto, prevention, safety )

Nancy
- 820 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
A Canadian company is asking the USDA to approve a genetically engineered (GE) apple that will not brown when sliced.We know that sliced apples turn brown when they're exposed to oxygen, but they don't lose any flavor or nutritional value, and not even...
 

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