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Outwitting Cancer's "Deadly Fog"
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, health, medicine, research )

- 2291 days ago -
The world-famous Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Belgium is funding a Phase 1/2 clinical test of a cancer vaccine. This complex carbohydrate blocks galectin-3s. Briefly, galectins-3s are proteins that have the ability to recognize and attach
Tell the USDA: Stop Buying Pink Slime "Lean Beef Trimmings" for School Lunches! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: usda, food, pink slime, children, schools, health, warning )

- 2291 days ago -
So-called pink slime is a beef-like product created by grinding together connective tissue and beef scraps normally used in dog food, and treated with ammonia hydroxide to kill salmonella and E. coli.
First We Conquer Iceland
Business  (tags: Canadian loonie, Iceland, daily reckoning )

- 2291 days ago -
But sometimes unintended consequences are nothing short of delightful. Consider the prospect of Iceland abandoning the krona and adopting the dollar as its currency. No, no, not the US Greenback but the Canadian "loonie," so named for the water fowl...
Pink Slime Found In 70% Of Supermarket Ground Beef In ABC Investigation
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, safety, Pink Slime Found In 70% Of, Supermarket, Ground, Beef In ABC, Investigation )

- 2291 days ago -
The price of beef has risen dramatically in recent months and years. That's led many consumers to shift away from steaks and towards cheaper hamburgers and meatloaves when they've had a hankering for cow. But record highs mean that even ground beef is
MUSTE SEE>> GREENPEACE: FONTERRA, The Milk Advert They Don't Want You to See *VIDEO*
Environment  (tags: healthcare, environment, animals, greenpeace, palm kernel, endangered orangutans, climate-change, habitatdestruction, nature, milk, trees, deforestation, South Asia, Fonterra, New Zealand )

- 2290 days ago -
NZ dairy giant Fonterra's industrial dairying approach is driving production beyond the limits. NZ cows can no longer be fed on grass alone and Fonterra's dairy herds are fed palm kernel grown on land in South East Asia where rainforests once stood
Fast for Fair Food: Farmworkers Fast So
Business  (tags: Publix, farm workers, Florida, farm workers rights, tomatoes )

- 2291 days ago -
In a sunlit field in Lakeland, Florida, outside the headquarters of Publix Supermarkets, a group of around a hundred and fifty clergymembers, farmworkers in blue T-shirts, and community members have been holding vigil since Monday, March 5.
Is It Safe To Eat 'Pink Slime'?‎
Health & Wellness  (tags: pink slime, hamburger, mechanically seperated meat )

- 2291 days ago -
"It's entirely approved by USDA ... and accepted as school lunch as a component in the ground beef they purchase," says Moss. "So far they've been holding pat on the safety issue. They're satisfied that their testing program and the way they handle and
STOP "Days Old" Baby Calf Slaughter in Canada ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, baby calves, slaughter, Canada, environment, death, protection, suffering )

- 2977 days ago -
Kevin O'Leary (Mr. "Cheap") of the Lang and O'Leary Exchange on CBC TV loves to make the statement "it's all about the money" and so it may be to many most of the time, but there must be limits as to what will be done in pursuit of the almighty dollar.
Ban Electroejaculation of Bulls in Canada ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, Electroejaculation, bulls, Canada, suffering, protection )

- 2992 days ago -
Former Prime Minister of Canada, Pierre Trudeau once quipped that "the state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation". While that may be true between consenting adults in the "bedroom" it can not be used to justify the "states" turning a blind
District Court Judge: Yellowstone's Grizzly Bears Must Stay on Endangered Species List
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, grizzly bears, environment, habitat, protection, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3129 days ago -
A judge says the government must keep Yellowstone-area grizzly bears on the list of threatened and endangered species, denying an attempt by federal officials to reverse an earlier court ruling.
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