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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $55 Million in Talc-Powder Trial
Health & Wellness  (tags: business, corporate, consumers, healthcare, health, protection )

Cal
- 119 days ago - reuters.com
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) was ordered by a U.S. jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a woman who said that using the companyâEUR(TM)s talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer.
This Is Not the Salmon You're Looking for...
Health & Wellness  (tags: ecosystems, farm-raised fish, wildanimals, health, Sustainabililty, business, diet, nutrition )

Little
- 288 days ago - csmonitor.com
Salmon sampled in a survey was found to be mislabelled 43 percent of the time, according to a new study out Wednesday. That means many consumers paying extra for local, wild-caught fish are still getting farm-raised.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CORPORATE GREED: This Hedge Fund Manager Woke Up and Hiked a Crucial Drug From $13.50 to $750
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, business, society, HEALTH, MEDICATION COSTS, healthcare, health, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 342 days ago - action.sumofus.org
A 32-year old hedge fund manager just purchased the rights to an essential medication used by cancer and HIV patients. His first move? Jack the cost from $13.50 per pill to $750 overnight.
Has the American Society for Nutrition Lost All Credibility?
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Society for Nutrition, ASN's ties to big food, health, business, corporate, propaganda )

Nancy
- 427 days ago - eatdrinkpolitics.com
Some of ASNâEUR(TM)s spokespeopleâEUR(TM)s industry ties are troubling. For example, one is a spokesperson for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and served as Scientific Advisor for Nestlé USA for over 21 years.
ACTION Alert âEUR" Food Safety Modernization Act: Comments Due on December 15
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, farmers, organic farming, FSMA, economy, business, government )

Nancy
- 577 days ago - cornucopia.org
According to the analysis performed by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, growers with sales up to $500,000 would likely spend 4% to 6% of their gross revenue to comply with the new food safety rules. For small farms, FSMA could consume...
TAKE ACTION NOW! All Family Caregivers Deserve Leave!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, CAREGIVERS, workplace, business, caregivers, policy, protection, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, government, prevention, treatment )

Cal
- 587 days ago - caringacross.org
As we continue to make paid leave a reality for more and more Americans, it's important that we include all kinds of families. All family caregivers need family leave.
Gerawan Violated the Law By Failing to Warn Workers of Pesticides ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gerawan, pesticides, farm workers, labor violations, business, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 620 days ago - action.ufw.org
After 15 months, the long awaited Investigative Report concludes that Gerawan violated the law (3 CCR § 6118), by failing to notify or warn the workers that the field had been sprayed with toxic pesticides.
Is the Boycott Strategy Working?
Health & Wellness  (tags: corporate, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, environment, ethics, farming, finance, humans, money, world, usa, SustainableDevelopment, marketing, politics, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, law, lies, government, economy, d )

Leopold
- 674 days ago - organicconsumers.org
It's boycott time again. With less than two weeks to go before voters in Oregon and Colorado decide on ballot initiatives to require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the Junk Food Giants are at it again.
Susan G. Komen Is Pinkwashing Fracking ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Susan G Komen/fracking, health, women, disease, business, marketing, ethics, corruption )

Nancy
- 688 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Susan G. Komen is pinkwashing fracking The largest breast cancer organization in the country and a major fracking company are banding together to pinkwash fracking. They're even painting drilling equipment pink!
Cancer, Patented ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, Myriad cancer gene patent, risks, business, consumers, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 703 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Myriad, a US biotech company, just faced off against an Australian woman with breast cancer and won.
Tell McDonald's: Stop Hurting Working Families ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: McDonald's, corporate, business, family, children, food, disease )

Nancy
- 760 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Together we're ensuring McDonald's is held accountable for the harmful impacts of its dangerous practices -- exposing how it undermines health professionals and parents the world over by inundating kids with junk food marketing.
Walgreens: Stand With Us & Stay in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: Taxes, usa, society, money, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, business, americans, abuse, economy, finance, humans, safety, rights, interesting, law, news, health, government )

Robert
- 788 days ago - credomobilize.com
a fancy gimmick called "tax inversion" could allow Walgreens to continue cashing in on U.S. profits, while dodging an estimated $4 billion in taxes over the next five years. The majority of the company's $72 billion in sales last year were made in the Un
The Case of The Vanishing Bees
Health & Wellness  (tags: pest-control company had sprayed, covered with a seething mat of bumblebee, The die-off lasted several days, food, health, healthcare, nutrition, news, prevention, treatment, safety, business, consumers, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, farming, money )

Kelly
- 814 days ago - earthjustice.org
Pesticides & The Perfect Crime: In the widespread bee die-offs, bees often just vanish. One beekeeper calls it the Perfect Crime--no bodies, no murder weapon, no bees. What's happening to the bees?
TAKE ACTION: Tell Tobacco Companies to End Child Labor on Tobacco Farms PETITION!
Health & Wellness  (tags: child, children, health, humans, interesting, news, society, safety, sadness, culture, ethics, americans, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, finance, labor, money, news, Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, nutrition )

Robert
- 838 days ago - secure.hrw.org
I urge you and other tobacco companies to protect the health of children by preventing hazardous child labor on tobacco farms. Your actions will help protect the health and future of our children.
 

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