Tag Archives: Toxic

Degeneration Nation: GMOs, Toxic Chemicals and Factory Farms

Commentary by Ronnie Cummins, International Director of Organic Consumers Association “The Nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.” Franklin D. Roosevelt 19431 Welcome to Degeneration Nation 2019. The frightening truth is that genetically engineered foods and crops, toxic chemicals and factory farms — the unholy trinity of industrial food and farming — are undermining our… Read More »

Toxic delicacy of shark fin causes ecosystem chaos, and consumers are pushing back

Chan and her mother were once regulars at Hong Kong’s Dried Seafood Market, in Sheung Wan, where endless stalls display plastic bins stuffed with various forms of dried shark fin. “We don’t need shark fins for ourselves, but sharks need their fins,” said Chan, now a vegan. “I stopped consuming shark fin soup four years… Read More »

‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough – The Guardian

Genetics ‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was ‘fanciful’ until recently, says scientist A “living medicine” made from genetically modified bugs has prolonged the lives of animals with severe metabolic disease in a landmark test of the treatment. Researchers created the medicine by making a common strain… Read More »

Making radiation therapy less toxic to the heart

SPOKANE, Wash. – Panshak Dakup, a WSU Spokane graduate student, received a Pre‑doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association. The two‑year fellowship comes with $ 53,688 to support his research, which he is conducting in the laboratory of Shobhan Gaddameedhi at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS). “We are interested in pursuing this study because heart failure… Read More »