Dr. Diane Harper was a leading expert responsible for the Phase II and Phase III safety and effectiveness studies which secured the approval of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines, Gardasil™ and Cervarix™. Dr. Harper also authored many of the published, scholarly papers about the vaccines. She is now the latest in a long string of experts who are pressing the red alert buttonon the devastating consequences and irrelevancy of these vaccines. Dr. Harper made her surprising confession at the 4th International Converence on Vaccination which took place in Reston, Virginia. Her speech, which was originally intended to promote the benefits of the vaccines, took a 180-degree turn when she chose instead to clean her conscience about the deadly vaccines so she “could sleep at night”. The following is an excerpt from a story by Sarah Cain:
“Dr. Harper explained in her presentation that the cervical cancer risk in the U.S. is already extremely low, and that vaccinations are unlikely to have any effect upon the rate of cervical cancer in the United States. In fact, 70% of all HPV infections resolve themselves without treatment in a year, and the number rises to well over 90% in two years. Harper also mentioned the safety angle. All trials of the vaccines were done on children aged 15 and above, despite them currently being marketed for 9-year-olds. So far, 15,037 girls have reported adverse side effects from Gardasil™ alone to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), and this number only reflects parents who underwent the hurdles required for reporting adverse reactions. At the time of writing, 44 girls are officially known to have died from these vaccines. The reported side effects include Guillian Barré Syndrome (paralysis lasting for years, or permanently — sometimes eventually causing suffocation), lupus, seizures, blood clots, and brain inflammation.
Parents are usually not made aware of these risks. Dr. Harper, the vaccine developer, claimed that she was speaking out, so that she might finally be able to sleep at night. ’About eight in every ten women who have been sexually active will have HPV at some stage of their life,’ Harper says. ’Normally there are no symptoms, and in 98 per cent of cases it clears itself. But in those cases where it doesn’t, and isn’t treated, it can lead to pre-cancerous cells which may develop into cervical cancer.’”
Although these two vaccines are marketed as protection against cervical cancer, this claim is purely hypothetical. Studies have proven “there is no demonstrated relationship between the condition being vaccinated for and the rare cancers that the vaccine might prevent, but it is marketed to do that nonetheless. In fact, there is no actual evidence that the vaccine can prevent any cancer. From the manufacturers own admissions, the vaccine only works on 4 strains out of 40 for a specific venereal disease that dies on its own in a relatively short period, so the chance of it actually helping an individual is about about the same as the chance of her being struck by a meteorite.”
“The benefit to public health is nothing, there is no reduction in cervical cancers. She also says that enough serious side effects have been reported after Gardasil use that the vaccine could prove riskier than the cervical cancer it purports to prevent.
“The risks of serious adverse events including death reported after Gardasil use in (the JAMA article by CDC’s Dr. Barbara Slade) were 3.4/100,000 doses distributed. The rate of serious adverse events on par with the death rate of cervical cancer. Gardasil has been associated with at least as many serious adverse events as there are deaths from cervical cancer developing each year. Indeed, the risks of vaccination are underreported in Slade’s article, as they are based on a denominator of doses distributed from Merck’s warehouse. Up to a third of those doses may be in refrigerators waiting to be dispensed as the autumn onslaught of vaccine messages is sent home to parents the first day of school. Should the denominator in Dr. Slade’s work be adjusted to account for this, and then divided by three for the number of women who would receive all three doses, the incidence rate of serious adverse events increases up to five fold. How does a parent value that information,” said Harper.
“Parents and women must know that deaths occurred,” Harper tells CBS NEWS. “Not all deaths that have been reported were represented in Dr. Slade’s work, one-third of the death reports were unavailable to the CDC, leaving the parents of the deceased teenagers in despair that the CDC is ignoring the very rare but real occurrences that need not have happened if parents were given information stating that there are real, but small risks of death surrounding the administration of Gardasil.”
The National Vaccine Information Center HAS CONFIRMED two virologists, Stephen Krahling and Joan Wlochowski have filed a lawsuit against their former employer and vaccine manufacturer Merck. NVIC writes: “The lawsuit alleges that Merck defrauded the U.S. for over 10 years by overstating the MMR vaccine’s effectivenes. The virologists claim in their lawsuit that they ‘Witnessed firsthand the improper testing and data falsification in which Merck engaged to artificially inflate the vaccine’s efficacy findings.” NVIC president and co-founder, Barbara Loe Fisher, warns of the disturbingly cozy relationship and overwhelming conflict of interest between federal agencies charged with vaccine safety oversight (such as the Centers for Disease Control) and vaccine manufacturers. Merck’s global vaccine sales total more than $20 BILLION A YEAR.
As the world’s pharmaceutical giants continue to be driven less by moral accountability and more by profit and shareholder-driven bottom lines, we are going to see more and more products such as this vaccine which are marketed as “essential to one’s survival.”
(NOTE: The details in this article are a bit difficult to follow, so here’s a brief summary to help you get started. Drs. Wakefield and Walker-Smith authored a paper in 1998 in the Lancet about the MMR vaccine given to young children. The paper raised questions about the vaccine industry’s possible link to autism in children.
Big Pharma then brought pressure against Walker-Smith in an attempt to cover up the research. Walker-Smith’s doctor’s license was pulled, thus discrediting him and covering up the paper on vaccines and autism.
Then in 2012 the court reversed the decision and exonerated Walker-Smith and Wakefield, and thus their published paper. Walker-Smith’s physician’s license was reinstated.
Then, this year, at the Tribeca film festival in Manhattan, actor Robert deNiro, who started the festival, scheduled a film (VAXXED) to be aired exposing connections between childhood vaccinations and autism, as well as the CDS’s coverup. DeNiro has a son who is autistic, probably from vaccinations. The controversial film was canceled at the last minute due to outside pressure. But deNiro defended the movie on NBS’s Today Show, stating that America needs to know the facts.
The vaccine industry appears to be terribly corrupt, dishonest, and dangerous. The industry’s motives seem to be purely profit oriented, and the general public seems to show no interest in protecting itself against criminal medical practices that are ruining people’s health. What’s even worse is that helpless babies are being targeted. -ed)
Dr. Andrew Wakefield, a former British gastro-enterologist and vaccine researcher has been fully exonerated of the charges that he, together with a world renowned pediatric gastroenterologist, Prof. John Walker-Smith, conducted fraudulent tests with children that raised the possibility of a link between the popular MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine and onset of autism and other severe symptoms. Most remarkable is the fact that despite his de facto exoneration in a British Court more than four years ago, in 2012, mainstream media in the UK and the USA have chosen to deliberately ignore the fact. They did so to hide the explosive content of Wakefield’s film, Vaxxed.
This past April, Hollywood actor and founder of the Tribeca film festival, Robert de Niro, announced in an interview to the New York Times that he had personally arranged for a new documentary film, Vaxxed, about links between autism and vaccinations, to be shown on April 24 at his festival in order to open a national debate on the subject. Some 48 hours later the Tribeca website announced it had pulled the film. The pressure had been enormous. To his credit, some days later, on America’s most popular morning show, de Niro repeated his earlier statement that while he is not anti-vaccine, he wants an open debate on the subject. De Niro’s own son is autistic.
At the time I wrote my article, I was not aware that a British Court some four years ago completely exonerated Wakefield’s co-author and researcher in the autism study. Since then a helpful reader has pointed me to the entire text of the Court decision. I’ve decided to write this follow-up in the interest of justice to Andrew Wakefield, whom I’ve personally met and whose moral courage going up against the pharma lobby against all normal odds we owe a debt to. I do it also in support of Robert de Niro’s call for an open debate on the question of links between not only autism and vaccines. Had our “mainstream” media not been long ago polluted with the toxic waste of the pharma industry, and had they maintained a scintilla of honest journalism today, such an account would not have been necessary.
In February, 2012, Mr. Justice Mitting held hearings on the charges brought against world renowned pediatric gastro-enterologist, Prof. John Walker-Smith, Wakefield’s co-researcher, in Britain’s High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, Administrative Court.
The Justice ruled that charges brought against Walker-Smith by the British General Medical Council’s Panel, the GMC “panel’s determination cannot stand. I therefore quash it.” Walker-Smith won his appeal against a General Medical Council regulatory board that had ruled against both him and Andrew Wakefield for their roles in authoring a 1998 Lancet MMR paper, which raised questions about a link to autism. The complete victory means that Walker-Smith has been returned to the status of a fully licensed physician…”
Astonishingly, as the judge pointed out, the conclusions of the GMC board that stripped both Walker-Smith and Wakefield of their licenses to practice medicine in the UK were based on “inadequate and superficial reasoning and, in a number of instances, a wrong conclusion… The end result is that the finding of serious professional misconduct and the sanction of erasure are both quashed.” He notes that the board’s trial of Walker-Smith and Wakefield had no actual complainants, no harm came to the children who were studied, and parents supported Walker-Smith and Wakefield through the trial, reporting that their children had medically benefited from the treatment they received at the Royal Free Hospital.
Dr. Andrew Wakefield was not party to the Walker-Smith appeal process. Walker-Smith’s insurer had agreed to fund his costly appeal. Dr. Wakefield’s insurer refused, and Wakefield was financially unable to join the appeal. The judge’s full exoneration of Walker-Smith in the matter of the Lancet study he published together with Wakefield, exonerates the content of the Lancet paper and of Andrew Wakefield. The article both co-authored was grounds for their losing medical licenses. On learning of the Walker-Smith exoneration in 2012, Wakefield, from his new residence in Texas, filed a defamation lawsuit against the British Medical Journal and three individuals for falsely accusing him of “fraud.”
The Lancet study which Professor Walker-Smith and Dr. Andrew Wakefield co-authored, never asserted a causal link between the MMR vaccine of Glaxo SmithKline and autism. They rather suggested a serious study should be undertaken. Their Lancet article was removed after the 2010 British General Medical Council’s trial. Lancet is owned by the large Elsevier Group, whose Chairman had been named to the board of Glaxo SmithKline, major producer of MMR vaccines, in 2003.
In the latest media attack campaign, led by The New York Times, the UK Guardian and other mainstream media, focus was on one fact only: That Robert de Niro had organized a screening of the documentary, Vaxxed, directed by Wakefield. As the Guardian sub-titled their article, “Actor criticized for adding doc by Andrew Wakefield, who was struck off UK medical register…”
CDC autism test fraud–the deeper media cover-up
However, the deeper cover-up by the mainstream media, was their refusal to write one word about the explosive content that Wakefield’s documentary focused on. Had they done that, Glaxo SmithKline (GSK), the world’s largest seller of vaccines, conceivably could today be in bankruptcy proceedings along with other makers of MMR vaccines.
Wakefield’s Vaxxed documents that “the CDC (US Government’s Centers for Disease Control-w.e.) deliberately and willfully concealed a significantly increased autism risk associated with receipt of MMR vaccine according to the CDC’s recommended schedule (by 18 months) in vulnerable subgroups of children i.e. African American boys and children with ‘isolated’ autism who were essentially previously developmentally normal. As a consequence, millions of American children have been put in harm’s way.” (emphasis added-w.e.)
The film’s content, which features “interviews with pharmaceutical insiders, doctors, politicians, and parents of vaccine-injured children,” contains the testimony of CDC whistleblower, Senior Scientist Dr. William Thompson who led the CDC agency’s 2004 study on the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and its link to autism. Wakefield’s film details the history from the point in 2013 when Thompson, evidently seized by conscience, approached biologist Dr. Brian Hooker by phone. Thompson “confessed that the CDC had omitted crucial data in their final report that revealed a causal relationship between the MMR vaccine and autism.” (emphasis added-w.e.)
In a series of phone discussions in 2015 with US Congressman Bill Posey, Thompson described (all on tape) that while he was a senior scientist at CDC, he and his colleagues, after making a study of the link between vaccines and incidence of autism in small black boys, “scheduled a meeting to destroy documents related to the study. The remaining four co-authors all met and brought a big garbage can into the meeting room, and reviewed and went through all the hardcopy documents that we had thought we should discard, and put them into a huge garbage can.” Thompson is quoted declaring, “Oh my God! I cannot believe we did what we did. But we did.”
In the movie Dr. Hooker states how he recorded the phone calls made to him over several months, by Dr. Thompson, who provided the confidential data destroyed by his CDC colleagues. The film calls for Congress to subpoena Dr. William Thompson and investigate the CDC fraud, and for Congress to repeal the 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act that frees vaccine makers from liability and hold manufacturers liable for injury caused by their vaccines.
This criminal cover-up by the CDC, the government agency mandated to protect the health and safety of Americans, is the real focus of the Robert de Niro-Wakefield Vaxxed drama. DeNiro stated that he had familiarized himself with the William Thompson CDC case in detail before deciding to include Vaxxed in his film festival. De Niro had spoken at length with US Congressman Bill Posey, about Posey’s tape-recorded phone talks with CDC Whistleblower Thompson.
Rockefeller (Un-)Sanitary Commission
The website of the Rockefeller Foundation posted its 100-year Centenary of the founding of the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission (RSC) in 2009. Standard Oil magnate John D. Rockefeller had founded the commission in 1909 initially, as they describe,“…to bring about a co-operative movement of the medical profession, public health officials, boards of trade, churches, schools, the press and other agencies for the cure and prevention of hookworm disease.” Hookworm eradication, as the Rockefeller Foundation today admits, was simply a “favorable wedge,” allowing the RSC to promote the creation of an organized and well-funded public health network…”
The Rockefeller Foundation (RF) began in the 1920’s to organize a complete reorganization of American medical education, basing it on pharmaceuticals and surgery while discrediting or demonizing numerous alternative approaches. It was in effect doing in the medical area what the Standard Oil group had done in world oil–dominate it.
As the RF then details in its website, they were responsible for the major turn by the WHO, CDC and others in the 1980’s to advocate very early and very massive multiple vaccinations of infants:
“RF’s global efforts to provide childhood vaccines began in 1984, following an international meeting at the RF conference center in Bellagio, Italy, on the protection of the world’s children. International delegates from the fields of medicine, government and philanthropy met to discuss the concept of a global immunization program for children as one means of providing primary health care and reducing mortality among children in the developing world. The World Health Organization (WHO) had already initiated the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) in 1980; however, in later years, the program had suffered from financial constraints. The Bellagio meeting resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in funding allocated to the EPI.”
However the really explosive jump in early childhood and even infant multiple vaccinations took place when the Rockefeller Foundation and their Children’s Vaccine Initiative teamed up with the billions of dollars of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, founded in 1994. At a 1999 World Bank Summit, again in the Rockefellers’ Bellagio center, senior staff of the RF, the Gates Foundation, WHO, World Bank and UNICEF. They agreed to create and fund a new organization to replace the CVI, the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) in 2000.
This brief history is crucial in the context of the astonishing number of vaccinations given on recommendation of the WHO and the US CDC since precisely the mid-1980’s when the Rockefeller Foundation launched the project. Incidentally, the same foundation was deeply into launch of the GMO project at the same time, together with Monsanto where a Rockefeller sat on the board.
Precisely it was since the 1980’s, when the Rockefeller vaccine initiative was launched, that the alarming rise of child autism began to manifest. Most recently, USA autism rates climbed nearly 30% between 2008 and 2010. Incidents of child autism have more than doubled since 2000 according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, affecting one of every 68 children who are 8-year-olds. Thirty years ago autism in the USA was virtually unheard of. When it was first described in 1943 by Leo Kanner, it was believed to occur at a rate of 4–5 per 10,000 children. Today, it is 1 in 68!
The CDC claims not to know the cause.
It’s clearly not genetic change because such changes take many generations to manifest. Therefore it must be a significant change in the environment of the children. The most significant environmental change since the 1980’s in the USA, where it is well-documented, has been the intensity and frequency of child, and now infant, multiple vaccinations, all including MMR.
Alarming Ratajczak Studies
In 2011, Dr. Helen Ratajczak, herself a former senior scientist in the pharmaceutical industry, published a ground-breaking article in the Journal of Immunotoxicology entitled “Theoretical aspects of autism: Causes–A review.” Ratajczak did what nobody else apparently had bothered to do: she reviewed the body of published science since autism was first described in 1943. Not just one theory suggested by research such as the role of MMR shots, or the mercury preservative thimerosal; but all of them.
Ratajczak’s article states, in part, that “Documented causes of autism include genetic mutations and/or deletions, viral infections, and encephalitis [brain damage] following vaccination. Therefore, autism is the result of genetic defects and/or inflammation of the brain.” xviii [emphasis added]
In a detailed interview with Vactruth.com, Dr. Ratajczak described the situation today in terms of infant exposure to multiple vaccines, the agenda of the same CDC that faked vaccine-autism data to be pharma-friendly.
She noted, “In the USA, in 2010, 50 doses of 14 vaccines are given by the age of six years with Hip B given at birth, and again at 2 months along with Rotavirus, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (three vaccines in one injection), Homophiles influenza type b, pneumococcal, and inactivated poliovirus. Two months is the most vulnerable age immunologically. Most infant mortality occurs at 2 months because the protection from the mother’s immunity is waning, and the child’s immunity is still immature.”
Dr Ratajczak continues with this alarming observation from her years of research, “Thus, the immune system is compromised at two months. A challenge by so many vaccines while the immune system is compromised might contribute to an onset of autism (Ratajczak, 2011). The inflammation caused by the vaccines would damage the central nervous system and brain.”
She points to several documented studies of the effect of delaying child vaccination until after 2 years: “In Japan, some doctors gave no vaccines to infants for two months, and then began vaccinations only to children 2 years old or older. Japan jumped from 17th place in child mortality to the lowest child mortality in the world (Vaccine Awareness Network, 05 May, 2011). Similar results happened in other countries, such as the United Kingdom. The post-neonatal mortality dropped in 1976 when there was publicity about the whooping cough vaccine causing brain damage, and the vaccination rate fell to only 10 – 30%, with a concomitant fall in infant mortality rate.”
A compromising video
A recent French TV documentary program, “Special Envoy,” revealed that in France since 2015 parents who by law are required to vaccinate their children for diphtheria, tetanus and polio, can only do so by giving their child multi-vaccines marketed by GlaxoSmithKline as Hexavalent vaccine, or in liquid form by Sanofi Pasteur called Hexavac.
The TV program obtained an explosive video from June 2012, which shows Jean Stéphenne, former director of the GSK’s vaccine department, boasting of his success in a presentation. He explains the GSK strategy as follows: “We bought all the patents on hepatitis B. It was the first time a vaccine was protected by patents, so we have all patents. And now you competitors, if you want to come on the market, you have to negotiate with us… one includes [patented] hepatitis B with other “products” that were not protected by patents, and by doing that the product is made fully protected. So the strategy is not more complicated than that [applause].” The previous DTP (Diphteria, Tetanus, Poliomyelitis) cost 24 euros. The “hexavalent” vaccine costs 120 euros. The French TV program asks if the GSK patent strategy was driven by genuine health concerns or by profit.
There is perhaps no greater harm done today to human beings than that being promoted by the pharmaceutical industry and its ability to win friends and influence politicians, to pass friendly laws and to persuade mainstream media to hide the horrendous and mounting toll of vaccine damage to infants. I have had personal occasion in clinics in Germany to see what vaccine damage can do to children. It’s hushed up. It’s very, very real.
Despite the fact that Andrew Wakefield’s Vaxxed was pulled at the last minute, Robert de Niro has done the world a great service, alone through the media firestorm the film has generated, by placing attention on the work of Wakefield and the urgent need for an international spotlight on possible links between vaccinations, especially the multiple MMR vaccine, and illnesses such as autism. Instead of shooting the messenger, Andrew Wakefield, honest journalism could discuss the content of the Wakefield documentary. It’s very sobering.
Putin Closes The Door To Monsanto
Paul Craig Roberts – 5-23-2016
In a new address to the Russian Parliament Thursday, Putin proudly outlined his plan to make Russia the world’s ‘leading exporter’ of non-GMO foods that are based on ‘ecologically clean’ production. Putin harshly criticized food production in the United States, declaring that Western food producers are no longer offering high quality, healthy, and ecologically clean food. Putin is correct. American agribusiness is slowly poisoning the American population.
The United States is finished. The One Percent have the country by the throat and will not let go. For the One Percent nothing is important except mega-riches. Young Americans should emigrate to Russia, a country coming out of a dark period as America descends into darkness.
Moreover, Russia has leadership that represents the people, something the United States will never again experience.
GRAIN BRAIN – Audio Book by David Perlmutter. Modern GMO wheat is causing several epidemic diseases of which you need to be aware. It not only is making our gut diseased, it is affecting our brains.
Stephanie Seneff, PhD on Glyphosate (RoundUp) Poisoning.
KNOWN PROBLEMS PERSIST WITH THE POLIO VACCINE
Another “New” Polio Vaccine
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:
This week, health workers all over the world are attempting a first, to pull off the largest and quickest rollout ever of a new vaccine. It’s for polio. The goal is to replace the existing vaccine with a safer one. And as NPR’s Michaeleen Doucleff reports, this extraordinary effort comes with a risk.
MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFF, BYLINE: The world uses nearly 2 billion doses of polio vaccine each year. They’re all stored in little vials at clinics and hospitals across the globe. Now every single vial has to be destroyed and switched out with a new one, and it all has to get done in two weeks.
WALTER ORENSTEIN: This is a tremendous amount of difficult logistics.
DOUCLEFF: That’s Walter Orenstein. He’s the associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center. He says countries have been training for this switch for months. Health workers have been taught to destroy the old vaccine by boiling it, incinerating it, even burying it in the ground.
ORENSTEIN: And what’s being done is to go out and have independent monitors visit these sites to make sure the vaccine has been collected and destroyed.
DOUCLEFF: Do you know how many sites there are, like just scale wise?
ORENSTEIN: That I don’t know, but it’s huge. It’s mind-boggling.
DOUCLEFF: Thousands of monitors are visiting thousands and thousands of sites. But Orenstein says it’s all being done for a really good reason, to get the world closer to eradicating polio. Robin Nandy is the chief of immunization at UNICEF, which is helping with the vaccine switch out. He says the vaccine used in most countries contains a live virus. Now, the virus has been weakened, so it doesn’t make people sick but…
ROBIN NANDY: In very rare instances, the live vaccine virus can mutate and cause polio.
DOUCLEFF: Last year, the world recorded about 100 cases of polio. About 30 of them were caused by mutant strains from the old vaccine. And that’s why it’s so important that all those vials of the old vaccine are completely destroyed. If some aren’t, some of that virus could leak out into the world, and we could have outbreaks of a type of polio we haven’t seen since 1999.
NANDY: We do expect this and we have put in place measures to detect this very quickly and respond to this.
DOUCLEFF: And Nandy says it’s all worth the risk because if the world is ever going to wipe out polio, we have to first make sure the vaccine isn’t causing it.
PUTIN EXPOSES VACCINES
Russian president Vladimir Putin says that Western governments are enslaving humanity through vaccines.
‘When your children are barely human, psychologically-altered bots, their nerve cells and synapses failing to connect, and their neurodevelopmental processes dulled to the point of restricting them to sub-human level repetitive grunts and gormless stares, what are you going to do then?’
An insider from the Ministry of Health in Russia has revealed that an explosive report is being prepared that will be presented to the Kremlin on Tuesday regarding the huge vaccination cover-up being perpetuated by the US government agencies and its regulatory bodies, which is having disastrous consequences around most of the world.
It is understood President Putin personally requested the report. He instinctively mistrusts the vaccine agenda and wants the report to investigate the state of play regarding vaccines, Big Pharma, and Western governments, in order to formulate a solid, direct response that will stand his people in good stead for the future.
According to the Ministry of Health insider, the report validates President Putin’s suspicions. There is a huge conflict of interests between the government agencies which regulate vaccines and the corporations that approve and implement the vaccines.
This investigation, involving internationally respected scientists and leading medical professionals, won’t be a laughably corrupt affair involving a payroll of ‘scientists’ who are willing to say or do anything for a dollar or two. Considering the fact that leading scientists and doctors who have dared voice concern about state-enforced vaccinations have been dying under mysterious circumstances in the US in recent years, kudos must be given to those brave enough to continue speaking out.
It is claimed the report will declare the situation a ‘self-perpetuating criminal racket.’ Educational institutions and scientific bodies are also ‘motivated by greed and generally corrupt.’ A recent study by the University of Bristol that declared diet soda to be healthier than water (a study covertly funded by the Coca Cola Company) is presented as an example of the absurd situation in the West at the moment, and is held up to ridicule.
The report says that President Putin believes the next stage of human evolution is currently in “grave risk” and that Western and global powers are “intentionally decelerating the process for their personal gain.”
“We as a species have the choice to continue to develop our bodies and brains in a healthy upward trajectory, or we can follow the Western example of recent decades and intentionally poison our population with genetically altered food, pharmaceuticals, vaccinations, and fast food that should be classified as a dangerous, addictive drug.”
“We must fight this. A physically and intellectually disabled population is not in our interests,” the report states.
Describing the average government-controlled Westerner as an “intensively vaccinated borderline autistic fat man slumped in front of a screen battling a high-fructose corn syrup comedown,” the report states that such tactics used by governments to subjugate their citizens are not only “dark/evil” but “counter-productive in the medium to long term.”
Russia under President Putin has been giving away land for free in the past few years to people willing to farm organically and sustainably. The goal is to become the world’s “leading exporter” of non-GMO foods that are based on “ecologically clean” production.
The Security Council report comes just months after the Kremlin announced a stop to the production of all GMO-containing foods, which was seen by the international community as a major step in the fight against multinationals like Monsanto. Russia continues to lead the way in the realm of natural, organic farming.
FAT, SICK AND NEARLY DEAD
An inspiring documentary of one sick man’s experience in getting healthier, losing weight, and getting off meds.
“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t out to kill you.” Such a comment might be applied to the most widely used weed-killers on Earth–Monsanto’s patented Roundup based on the systemic herbicide, Glyphosate. Earlier this year the authoritative International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World health Organisation (WHO) declared that glyphosate is probably carcinogenic to humans. Scientific studies have confirmed it. Now a new, peer-reviewed scientific study over a two-year life span of test rats, clearly demonstrates that consumption of even tiny amounts of Roundup or other glyphosate-containing weed killers produces severe liver and kidney damage and in some cases premature death.
The well-meaning faceless bureaucrats over at the supra-national EU Commission in Brussels refuse to even seriously consider such studies and classify as “secret” a German government report from this past January because it likely would show Monsanto’s dirty paw prints. All this does is once more show the criminal conspiracy by Monsanto, the world’s leading purveyor of Genetically Modified Organisms or GMO plants to use myths, lies and any sort of corruption of science to ram their poisons down the throats of our food animals and of us human beings.
Shocking new Study
On August 25, the international scientific journal, Environmental Health, published the peer-reviewed results of a two-year study by a team led by Michael N. Antoniou of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, King’s College London. He conceived the study together with Prof. Gilles-Eric Seralini of the Institute of Biology, University of Caen, in France.
Under strictest conditions the different groups of rats were given micro-diluted concentrations of glyphosate and its adjuvants as found in Roundup from Monsanto. The glyphosate equivalent dose of Roundup administered in this study was half that permitted in drinking water in the European Union and Australia, and 14,000 times lower than that permitted in drinking water in the USA.
Moreover, the amount of glyphosate-equivalent Roundup consumed by the animals on a daily basis was many thousands of times below the regulatory set safety limits of glyphosate alone in all regions around the world.
This is the most extensive and only known long-term study of the potential toxic effects of glyphosate-based herbicides such as Monsanto’s Roundup, even though Roundup with glyphosate was discovered by Monsanto in 1970.
Glyphosate-based herbicides (GBH) such as Roundup are the major pesticides used worldwide and are currently applied on at least 24 % of the total global cropland. They are also used extensively in domestic and urban environments. Residues of GBH are routinely detected in foodstuffs and drinking water contaminated via rain, surface runoff and leaching into groundwater. In short it’s almost everywhere.
What the scientists discovered should set alarm bells ringing around the world. Have you heard even so much as a jingle bell so far?
They discovered that male animals suffered from pathological liver and kidney damage resulting in an increased rate of premature deaths. Further, significant alteration in the pattern of gene function was found in both the liver and kidneys of the Roundup group of rats compared with the control group. The alterations in gene function were consistent with fibrosis (scarring), necrosis (areas of dead tissue), phospholipidosis (disturbed fat metabolism) and damage to mitochondria (the centres of respiration in cells).
I want to underscore the seriousness of what Antoniou and his colleagues are describing. The liver is a vital organ. It has some 500 functions in the body including detoxification of various metabolites, protein synthesis, and the production of biochemicals necessary for digestion. This gland plays a major role in metabolism. It regulates a variety of essential reactions, including the synthesis and breakdown of small and complex molecules which are necessary for normal vital functions. In short, the liver supports almost every organ in the body and is vital for survival.
And we should also be clear on the role of other glyphosate-damaged organ, the kidneys, which are essential for the body’s removal of waste products of metabolism. Kidneys are essential to the urinary system and also the regulation of electrolytes, maintenance of acid–base balance, and regulation of blood pressure by maintaining the salt and water balance. They are the body’s natural filter of the blood, and remove water-soluble wastes which are diverted to the bladder. If both kidneys and liver are damaged seriously, we are in bad trouble, or even dead.
To sum up the Antoniou and Seralini team’s rat research results, rats fed ultra-low concentrations of glyphosate-based Roundup over the two year life-span period showed that, “twice the number of biochemical parameters was disturbed in kidney than what can be expected by chance. Furthermore, a testosterone/estrogen imbalance was evident with testosterone serum levels significantly increased by 97 % by comparison to controls, while estradiol serum levels were decreased by 26 %. These observations together with pituitary gland disturbances suggest endocrine disrupting effects.” Estradiol is a steroid and estrogen sex hormone, and the primary female sex hormone. It is essential for the development and maintenance of female reproductive tissues but also has important effects in many other tissues including bone. Estrogens have essential functions in men as well.
The scientists continue their conclusions: “Overall, toxicity process analysis revealed gene expression disturbances associated with apoptosis, necrosis, phospholipidosis, mitochondrial membrane dysfunction and ischemia. Thus the alteration…in this study correlates with the observed increased signs of anatomical and functional pathology of the liver and kidneys.” They observed “more than 4000 genes whose expression was altered in both the liver and kidneys within the Roundup treatment group.”
Monsanto and corrupt scientists
Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini designed this newest study with his colleagues as a follow-up to a sensational 2012 study. The new study was specifically on the impact, not of feeding Roundup-sprayed GMO corn from Monsanto, but solely the isolated impact of Roundup, the glyphosate-based Roundup weed-killer used in all GMO crops today. In September 2012 Food and Chemical Toxicology, published Seralini’s first ever-long-term two year study of the impact of Monsanto GMO corn sprayed, as Monsanto requires, with Monsanto’s Roundup weed-killer.
That 2012 Seralini report described the world’s first feeding study of the effects on more than 200 rats of a diet of GMO corn over a period of a full two years at a cost of €3 million. The study found alarming instances of cancer tumors in rats fed GMO corn treated with Monsanto Roundup with Glyphosate. World media coverage forced the EU Commission to cover its pro-GMO tracks.
More than one year later, in 2013, in an unprecedented and entirely unethical move, the Food and Chemical Toxicology editors retracted the Seralini 2012 article. It was later discovered that a former senior Monsanto employee, Richard Goodman, had been named by the journal to their Editorial Board shortly before the Seralini study was retracted. A year after that blatantly corrupt action, Goodman along with Editor-in-chief A. Wallace Hayes were themselves both “removed” by the publisher.
But the corruption doesn’t stop with the attempts to ostracise the Seralini rat studies.
EU Declares German Monsanto study “Secret”
In the latest twist in this criminal drama of lies and intrigues the EU Commission has just declared a German government study “secret” and unavailable for examination by independent scientific experts.
The EU Commission is refusing to let independent experts have access to the recent report prepared by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on the risk assessment of glyphosate.
On August 10, 2015 the EU Commission wrote to Testbiotech.org, an industry-independent group of experts registered as a non-profit organization to promote independent research and public debate on the impacts of biotechnology, a euphemism for GMO.
The EU Commission wrote that it had denied a request by Testbiotech to examine the documents made available to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) by the German government. The EU insisted, bizarrely, that the documents “are protected in their entirety” as confidential. The EU Commission can see “no overriding public interest” that would justify access. The letter was signed by Ladislav Miko, Acting Director-General of the EU Commission’s Food Safety Directorate (the name of the EU office even sounds like 1984). Miko is another of those Brussels faceless bureaucrats with immense responsibility and no transparency.
At issue is a report sent to the EU Commission’s Monsanto-linked EFSA, (European Food Safety Authority), this spring by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on the safety of glyphosate. The German assessment was made following widespread publicity about the WHO assessment that glyphosate was a likely cancer causing chemical. Surprisingly, the BfR came to the opposite conclusion, namely that there is no risk of cancer from glyphosates. Theirs was in a hasty study that apparently relied on an equally hasty study provided to the German government by…you guessed it–Monsanto scientists. That Monsanto study that formed the basis of the cheery German BfR report is what the scientific experts of Testbiotech.org wish to put under the microscope. To avoid that potential embarrassment, the EU Commission has labeled the German study “secret and confidential.” The German government has also kept their report secret.
The criminal melodrama gets even more remarkable though.
In a 2013 court ruling made by the European Court of Justice, (Case T 545/11), judges ruled that data relevant for the risk assessment of herbicides have to be made public. The EU Commission as well as the German government are in contempt of that ruling.
Whatever Monsanto touches seems to ooze with corruption and fraud. It’s interesting and extraordinary in its pervasiveness, and suggests the company has a deeper agenda than mere corporate profit. I would posit that the deeper Monsanto agenda has something to do with the company’s long history with the pro-eugenics Rockefeller family and more recently with eugenicist advocate, Bill Gates of Microsoft.
Is the entire GMO project, a project financed and brought to commercialization primarily by the Rockefeller Foundation, a hidden eugenics project to gradually reduce world population of what Rockefeller and his kind would call “useless eaters” or human “weeds”? It’s beginning to look more and more just like that. What an elegant way to get hundreds of millions or even a few billions of people to have them slowly eat themselves to death by consuming GMO and glyphosates they don’t even notice until it’s too late.
Victory! World’s Largest Nation Bans GMO Food Crops
Victories are to be celebrated and for the future of healthy life on our planet we all can celebrate a beautiful victory. The world’s largest nation, the Russian Federation, whose landmass spans Eurasia from the Baltic and Ukraine on the west to Vladivostock and the Pacific on her east, has formally declared all commercial planting of Genetically Modified Organisms, GMOs, to be prohibited.
The issue has been subject of a heated debate for some months inside Russia. In February 2014, just days prior to the US-orchestrated coup d’etat in Ukraine, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev created a national research project to obtain scientific information so the Government and Duma might make a decision on GMOs in Russia. Now a definitive decision has been made, and it goes against Monsanto and the US-led GMO cartel. We can say Russia’s crisis has concentrated minds on the essentials of life.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dorkovich told an international biotechnology conference in Kirov September 18, “As far as genetically-modified organisms are concerned, we have made the decision not to use any GMO in food productions.”
Last year the Duma or parliament voted to make tough GMO labeling laws as a first step to the new ban in order to inform consumers of presence of GMO in various foods they buy. That was before US and EU sanctions led to Russian counter-sanctions against EU imports of agriculture products. In August 2014, the Russian government announced its bans on import from the EU and several other countries of meat, fish, dairy products, fruit and vegetables as a response to the sanctions. It produced surprising results. Since the imposition of tough Russian food import bans, Russian agriculture has undergone a spectacular rebirth.
Russian supermarkets from Rostov on Don to Sochi to Moscow today feature overwhelmingly Russian products, domestically grown. Russians I spoke with during a visit this August to the Rostov region told me they realized that the taste of Russian food such as tomatoes was far superior to that of imported food that often is artificially colored and treated with chemical preservatives that it holds on the shelf, looking fresh. Following the tumultuous collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990’s the corrupt Yeltsin government opened the doors for western agribusiness giants like Kraft, Nestle, Unilever to fill Russian stores with their agribusiness industrialized food products.
Rich organic soils
The decision to build up domestic Russian food production is a huge one. Russia today has some of the richest most fertile agriculture soil in the world. Because during the Cold War economic restraints dictated that products of the chemical industry were dedicated to national defense needs, the fertile Russian soil has not been subjected to decades of destruction from chemical fertilizers or crop spraying as the soils in much of the west. Now this becomes a blessing in disguise, as EU and North American farmers struggle with the destructive effects of chemicals in their soils that have largely destroyed essential micro-organisms. Rich agriculture soils take years to create and can be destroyed in no time. Where the climate is moist and warm, it takes thousands of years to form just a few centimeters of soil. Cold dry climates need far longer.
Russia encompasses one of only two soil belts in the world known as “Chernozem belts.” It runs from Southern Russia into Siberia across Kursk, Lipetsk, Tambov and Voronezh Oblasts. Chernozem, Russian for black soil, are black-colored soils with a high percentage of humus, phosphoric acids, phosphorus and ammonia. Chernozem is very fertile soil producing a high agricultural yield. The Russian Chernozem belt stretches from Siberia and southern Russia into northeast Ukraine, on into the Balkans along the Danube. The other major Chernozem belt is in the Manitoba prairies of Canada.
Agribusiness vs. Food Security
The Russian Agriculture Ministry has also formulated a Russian Food Security Doctrine that regularly issues targets for domestic agriculture and fisheries production. This month they promulgated a new target of 85% for domestic fish consumption.
A project, financed by the Rockefeller Foundation, and developed by two professors at Harvard Business School, developed what they termed “agribusiness.” The Rockefeller idea was to do to world agriculture what Rockefellers had done to oil—create a top-down monopoly or cartel where a handful of corporations would control world food.
It was one of the most effective and by far one of the most destructive of many Rockefeller initiatives. Under pressure from the World Trade Organization “free trade” in agriculture should take precedence over national laws for health and safety. Russia’s return to a far higher degree of food self-sufficiency is a major blow to that agribusiness globalization strategy. Its decision to ban GMO food crops flies in the face of that western agribusiness lobby.
The EU sanctions are already creating major change inside Russia in terms of food production. One of the more fascinating examples is the fish production by the Russian Valaam Monastery on an archipelago in the northern portion of Lake Ladoga, in the Republic of Karelia, Russian Federation, near Finland.
Russian Valaam Monastery on Lake Lagoda is booming trout and other food production as response to Russian food import decisions
The Economic Director of the historic monastery has announced that they will triple fish production to 200 tons of trout a year from the present production of some 60-70 tons. “Previously, our fish had been on shop counters in St. Petersburg and Murmansk. But we did not supply it directly to retailers. We would supply it to the intermediaries who did the processing. Now we would like to attract investment to build fish-processing facilities. Then it would be possible to store it not two or three days but longer, and we would be able to supply it directly to retailers,” the responsible monk told Russian Izvestia. They also make cheese, including Italian varieties such as mozzarella, caciotta and ricotta. They had lost fish production Russian market share owing to cheaper industrially-produced Norwegian salmon in recent years. Norway is afected by Russia’s ban.
Food production in Russia’s under-populated far-east region is also set to boom. On September 3 in Vladivostok at the first Eastern Economic Forum, Russia’s Agriculture Ministry announced the creation of a new $10 billion agriculture development fund together with China.
A number of financial institutions, including Russia’s state-owned Sberbank, will participate in its operations. The aim of the fund is to stimulate the production of 10 million tons of grain and agricultural products annually, beginning 2020.
Both China and Russia will cooperate on joint investment projects in the Russian territories of priority development, nine of which are located in Russia’s Far Eastern Federal District, the ministry added. The projects will include investments in agribusiness, grain growing, processing, storage and logistics as well as the construction and operation of agribusiness infrastructure. In brief, major positive transformations are taking place in Russian food security and self-sufficiency.
Russia’s new Homestead Law
This July, taking a page out of American history, the Russian government announced it was drafting a Russian “Homestead Act.” The Russian government is finalizing a bill which will give an opportunity to every Russian citizen to obtain one hectare of land, or a maximum of five hectares for a family of five, in the Russian Far East for free.
They can use the land to farm, to do forestry or simply build a home and live, so long as they use the land for the first five years. After, they own the land free if the plot has been used for activities not banned by Russian laws, reported TASS. In the case of non-use the land will be confiscated and revert back to the government. Foreigners will have no right to get the free land. The new land law, if passed in the Duma, will take effect in January, 2016.
A recent poll suggests there is significant interest in the offer, with some 30 million mostly young Russians ready to “go east.” Following the economic devastation of Russia during the Yeltsin era of the 1990s, eastern regions suffered economic collapse and significant depopulation as people migrated to cities to survive.
Into this broader context of recent developments, the definitive government ban on growing GMO crops in the Russian Federation adds a major new attraction. Russia stands to become one of the world’s most desired producers of natural, organic non-GMO-contaminated food for the world.
Today, the once-great American agriculture has been de-humanized, industrialized, by giant agribusiness concerns, and contaminated by Monsanto and GMO plants along with its deadly herbicides containing toxic glyphosate. More than 80% of all US corn is GMO and almost 100% of USA soybeans. This is no small matter. Exports of GMO soybeans and corn are allowed unlabeled, by loopholes, into the European Union as well as into China. That means that most of the meat and even farmed fish that European and Chinese consumers eat contains indirect GMO crops and toxins. In light of all this it might make sense to treat Russia a little more politely in the future if we want to eat healthy food. They are doing what we should be doing, but don’t. Why?
Top Planned Parenthood abortionist describes how she dismembered babies and did partial-birth abortions
(WARNING: This article contains brutal, graphic information and pictures. As a result of these recent exposés the House of Representatives has been felt pressure to pass a bill to defund Planned Parenthood … a step in the right direction. However, it is known that the Senate will probably vote it down. And even if the bill passes the Senate, Obama will certainly veto it. Nonetheless, these horrendous details are now on the Internet, shining more light upon this monstrous crime, and holding a complicit public’s feet to the fire by exposing them to the graphic details of aborticide and the callous, psychopathic serial murderers called abortionists. It is also removing any excuse or claim of ignorance by mothers who opt to murder their own little helpless babies.)
In my daily research I came across a report so alarming I put aside planned writing in order to bring this to the attention of those who care about life. It has to do with one of the main treatments for cancer used in modern medicine—chemotherapy. New research has documented that chemotherapy, far from ridding anyone of cancer actually feeds the growth and spread of cancer.
Sometimes it almost seems like the drugs industry works overtime to find new ways to hurt, cripple or even kill us. Scientist Peter Nelson of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle in a write-up of a study of why cancer cells were so easy to kill in the lab but not inside our bodies, found that healthy cells damaged by chemotherapy secreted more of a protein called WNT16B which boosts cancer cell survival. “The increase in WNT16B was completely unexpected,” Nelson said.
He added that,“WNT16B, when secreted, would interact with nearby tumor cells and cause them to grow, invade, and importantly, resist subsequent therapy.” That would explain why in cancer treatment, tumors often respond well initially, followed by rapid regrowth and then resistance to further chemotherapy.
The study was conducted by a team of scientists from different cancer research centers, universities as well as from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. It was published online in August 2012 in the journal Nature Medicine. Among their alarming conclusions was that, “The expression of WNT16B in the prostate tumor microenvironment attenuated the effects of cytotoxic chemotherapy in vivo, promoting tumor cell survival and disease progression.”
Mustard Gas Toxin
While their study results were alarming enough, more alarming is the complete absence of aggressive action to reexamine the entire field of cancer treatment. Chemo’s origins go back to World War I research into the human effects of exposure to mustard gas. Scientists discovered that the gas was a potent suppressor of blood cell production. During World War II researchers at Yale University School of Medicine in further study of nitrogen mustards, reasoned that an agent that damaged the rapidly growing white blood cells might have a similar effect on cancer. Left out was how to target only cancer cells and not healthy cells. In December 1942, the scientists gave several patients with advanced lymphomas (cancers of the lymphatic system and lymph nodes), a chemotherapeutic drug intravenously. Their improvement was called remarkable. The media concentrated on the remarkable improvement and did not bother to note that soon after treatment all were dead.
The chemotherapy revolution in cancer treatment was off and running. In the 1950’s the first chemo drug used commercially was mustine or Chlormethine. Mustine under the code-name HN2 is a chemical warfare agent. Adverse effect include: “Hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis…Nausea, vomiting and depression of formed elements in the circulating blood…Jaundice, alopecia, vertigo, tinnitus and diminished hearing.”
The research and development of mustine as a possible anti-cancer chemotherapy was led by Cornelius P. Rhoads, director of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, in wartime secrecy and published in 1946 after the war. Rhoads came to Memorial Sloan-Kettering from the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research.
There during the 1930’s as part of the Rockefeller family’s obsession with eugenics, Rhoads spent six months in Puerto Rico, a stateless island often used covertly for human experimentation with new drugs.
In Puerto Rico in 1931Rhoads wrote a letter to a friend in Boston where he stated, “Porto (sic) Ricans are beyond doubt the dirtiest, laziest, most degenerate and thievish race of men ever inhabiting this sphere. What the island needs is not public health work but a tidal wave or something to totally exterminate the population. I have done my best to further the process of extermination by killing off eight and transplanting cancer into several more.”
Rockefeller family spin doctor, Ivy Lee, launched a major damage control campaign over the scandal and managed to get Rhoads on the cover of Time as a “life-saving” hero.
The subsequent use of toxic chemotherapies on perhaps millions of cancer patients since then have hardly been encouraging. Published side effects of today’s chemo drugs, the largest share of which are made by Roche, are horrendous. They include “depression of the immune system, often by paralysing the bone marrow and leading to a decrease of white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Anemia and thrombocytopenia… sepsis, or as localized outbreaks, such as Herpes simplex, shingles, or other members of the Herpesviridea.”
It gets worse. Because of the chemo resulting in immune system suppression, patients often get typhlitis, a life-threatening gastrointestinal complication of chemotherapy. Typhlitis is an intestinal infection which may manifest itself through symptoms including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, a distended abdomen, fever, chills, or abdominal pain and tenderness. Typhlitis is a medical emergency. It has a very poor prognosis and is often fatal. It can cause infertility failure in men and ovarian failure in women. All that in addition to the well-known hair-loss, dry skin, damaged fingernails, a dry mouth (xerostomia), water retention, and sexual impotence.
In 2004 the Department of Radiation Oncology, Northern Sydney Cancer Centre, Australia, conducted a long-term investigation into the contribution of chemotherapy to 5-year survival in 22 major adult malignancies. The results were shocking: The overall contribution of curative and adjuvant cytotoxic chemotherapy to 5-year survival in adults was estimated to be 2.3% in Australia and 2.1% in the USA. The study came to the following conclusion: “..it is clear that cytotoxic chemotherapy only makes a minor contribution to cancer survival. To justify the continued funding and availability of drugs used in cytotoxic chemotherapy, a rigorous evaluation of the cost-effectiveness and impact on quality of life is urgently required.”
Chemo is massively toxic and kill any rapidly dividing cell, tumor or normal. The three best-selling cancer drugs worldwide in 2013 were all made by Roche—Rituxan, Herceptin and Avastin. For all three top chemo drugs sales totaled more than $21 billion.
Russia’s small-scale organic agriculture model may hold the key to feeding the world
Imagine living in a country where having the freedom to cultivate your own land, tax-free and without government interference, is not only common but also encouraged for the purpose of promoting individual sovereignty and strong, healthy communities. Now imagine that in this same country, nearly all of your neighbors also cultivate their own land as part of a vast network of decentralized, self-sustaining, independent “eco-villages” that produce more than enough food to feed the entire country.
You might be thinking this sounds like some kind of utopian interpretation of historical America, but the country actually being described here is modern-day Russia. It turns out that Russia’s current agricultural model is one that thrives as a result of the millions of small-scale, family-owned and -operated, organically-cultivated farms that together produce the vast majority of the food consumed throughout the country.
Do Russians have more freedom, independence than Americans?
A far cry from the unsustainable, chemical-dependent, industrialized agriculture system that dominates the American landscape today, Russia’s agricultural system, which is not technically a system at all, is run by the people and for the people. Thanks to government policies there that actually encourage autonomous family farming, rather than cater to the greed of chemical and biotechnology companies like they do here in the states, the vast majority of Russians are able and willing to grow their own food on privately-owned family plots known as “dachas.”
According to The Bovine, Russia’s Private Garden Plot Act, which was signed into law back in 2003, entitles every Russian citizen to a private plot of land, free of charge, ranging in size from 2.2 acres to 6.8 acres. Each plot can be used for growing food, or for simply vacationing or relaxing, and the government has agreed not to tax this land. And the result of this effort has been phenomenal, as Russian families collectively grow practically all the food they need.
“Essentially, what Russian gardeners do is demonstrate that gardeners can feed the world — and you do not need any GMOs, industrial farms, or any other technological gimmicks to guarantee everybody’s got enough food to eat,” writes Leonid Sharashkin, editor of the English version of the The Ringing Cedars series, a book collection that explains the history behind this effort to reconnect people with the earth and nature.
Most food in Russia comes from backyard gardens
Back in 1999, it was estimated that 35 million small family plots throughout Russia, operated by 105 million people, or 71 percent of the Russian population, were producing about 50 percent of the nation’s milk supply, 60 percent of its meat supply, 87 percent of its berry and fruit supply, 77 percent of its vegetable supply, and an astounding 92 percent of its potato supply. The average Russian citizen, in other words, is fully empowered under this model to grow his own food, and meet the needs of his family and local community.
“Bear in mind that Russia only has 110 days of growing season per year — so in the U.S., for example, gardeners’ output could be substantially greater. Today; however, the area taken up by lawns in the U.S. is two times greater than that of Russia’s gardens — and it produces nothing but a multi-billion-dollar lawn care industry.”
The backyard gardening model is so effective throughout Russia that total output represents more than 50 percent of the nation’s entire agricultural output. Based on 2004 figures, the collective value of all the backyard produce grown in Russia is $14 billion, or 2.3 percent of Russia’s gross domestic product (GDP) — and this number only continues to increase as more and more Russians join the eco-village movement.
from TheBovime Website
In 1999, 35 million small family plots produced 90% of Russia’s potatoes, 77% of vegetables, 87% of fruits, 59% of meat, 49% of milk
And since 1999, it seems things have only gotten better when it comes to small-scale agriculture in Russia.
In 2003 the Russian President signed into law a further “Private Garden Plot Act” enabling Russian citizens to receive free of charge from the state, plots of land in private inheritable ownership.
Sizes of the plots differ by region but are between one and three hectares each [1 hectare = 2.2 acres].
Produce grown on these plots is not subject to taxation. A further subsequent law to facilitate the acquisition of land for gardening was passed in June 2006 (according to a footnote in “Who We Are” by Vladimir Megre, pg. 42)
What other country raises so much of their food in such sustainable, organic, and non-GMO modes of production?
While the European Union is setting the stage for agribusiness takeovers of major market share from traditional peasant farmers in places like Poland, Russia seems to be one of the few countries on the global stage moving so clearly in a sustainable and healthy direction.
And while organic farming gets a lot of media attention in North America, the fraction of agricultural land actually under organic cultivation is miniscule at 0.6%. The EU is a bit better at 4%.
In spite of the minimal land area under organic cultivation, the movement for healthy agriculture in North America is under increasing siege by government “regulators”.
Dachniks is a term for the cottage-gardeners of Russia.
“Currently, with 35 million families (70% of Russia’s population) working 8 million [hectares] of land and producing more than 40% of Russia’s agricultural output, this is in all likelihood the most extensive microscale food production practice in any industrially developed nation.
“According to official statistics, in 1999 more than 35 million families (105 million people, or 71% of country’s population) owned a dacha or a subsidiary plot and were cultivating it…
The 35 million plots of these families occupy more than 8 million hectares and provide,
92% of Russia’s harvest of potatoes
77% of its vegetables
87% of berries and fruits
59.4% of meat
49.2% of milk”
“When you look at the contribution of gardening to the national economy as a whole, it’s even more stunning,” Sharashkin said.
“In 2004, gardeners’ output amounted to 51% (by value) of the total agricultural output of the Russian Federation. This represents 384 billion rubles (approx. US$14 billion!!!), or 2.3% of Russia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
This is greater, for example, than the contribution of the whole of electric power generation industry (317 bn rubles), significantly greater than all of forestry, wood-processing and pulp and paper industry (180 bn), significantly greater than the coal (54 bn), natural gas (63 bn) and oil refining (88 bn) industries taken together.
The share of food gardening in national agriculture has increased from 32% in 1992 to over 50% by 2000.”
“Essentially, what Russian gardeners do,” he concludes, “is demonstrate that gardeners can feed the world – and you do not need any GMOs, industrial farms, or any other technological gimmicks to guarantee everybody’s got enough food to eat.
Bear in mind that Russia only has 110 days of growing season per year – so in the US, for example, gardeners’ output could be substantially greater.
Today, however, the area taken up by lawns in the US is two times greater than that of Russia’s gardens – and it produces nothing but a multi-billion-dollar lawn care industry.”
Monsanto Loses GMO Permit In Mexico – Judge Sides With Bees
A number of countries around the world have now completely banned GM food and the pesticides that go with them, or have severe restrictions against them. This comes after the world has experienced a massive resistance against Monsanto and other biotech giants that manufacture GMOs and pesticides.
It’s (the resistance) also a result of numerous studies that have emerged showing the environmental and health dangers that are associated with pesticides, as well as health dangers that could be associated with GMOs.
The latest country to make headlines with regards to banning Monsanto products is Mexico, as a group of beekeepers was successful in stopping Monsanto from the planting of soybeans that are genetically modified to resist their Round-up herbicide.
Monsanto Loses Mexican Permit
Monsanto had received a permit to plant its seeds on over 250,000 hectares of land, which equates to approximately 620,000 acres. That’s a lot of land, and they managed to get the permit despite thousands of citizens, beekeepers, Greenpeace, Mayan farmers, The National Institute of Ecology and other major environmental groups protesting against it.
According to The Guardian:
“A district judge in the state of Yucatán last month overturned a permit issued to Monsanto by Mexico’s agriculture ministry, Sagarpa, and environmental protection agency, Semarnat, in June 2012 that allowed commercial planting of Round-up ready Soybeans. In withdrawing the permit, the judge was convinced by the scientific evidence presented about the threats posed by GM soy crops to honey production in the Yucatán peninsula, which includes Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatán states. Co-existence between honey production and GM soybeans is not possible, the judge ruled.” (source)
Mexico is the fourth largest honey producer and fifth largest honey exporter in the world.
These Pesticides Are Killing Bees and Farmers Are Unable To Export Pollen From GMO Crops
Be colonies are declining very fast, threatening food security all over the world, and as the guardian reports:
“GM crops could devastate the important European export market for Mexican beekeepers, where the sale of honey containing pollen derived from GM crops has been restricted since a landmark decision in 2001 by the European Court of Justice.”(source)
Here is more on a study that found GM pollen destined for Europe after this ruling, and according to local farmers, threatens the honey industry.
Below is a summary of the problem (apart from massive bee declines):
“David Roubik, senior staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and his colleagues developed the ability to identify pollen grains in honey in Panama and in Mexico during the 1980s and 1990s when they studied the effects of the arrival of Africanized bees on native bees. “Nobody else can do this kind of work in the ‘big field’ environment and be confident that what they are seeing are soybean pollen grains,” said Roubik. They found that six honey samples from nine hives in the Campeche region contained soy pollen in addition to pollen from many wild plant species. The pollen came from crops near the bee colonies in several small apiaries. Due to strict European regulations, rural farmers in the Mexican Yucatan face significant price cuts or outright rejection of their honey when their product contains pollen from GMO crops that are not for human consumption. The regional agricultural authorities, furthermore, seemed unaware that bees visited flowering soybeans to collect nectar and pollen” (source)
Related CE Articles with links to more information and proof:
There Are Multiple Concerns Here, And One of Them Has To Do With The Crops That Have Been Genetically Manipulated To Resist Monsanto Pesticides. Why? Because These Pesticides Are Very Harmful To Human And Animal Health.
A study is published in the US National Library of Medicine and in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology shows howseveral recent studies illustrate glyphosate’s potential to be an endocrine disruptor. Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with the hormone system in mammals. These disruptors can cause developmental disorders, birth defects and cancer tumors. (source)
A group of scientists put together a comprehensive review of existing data that shows how European regulators have known that Monsanto’s glyphosate causes a number of birth malformations since at least 2002. Regulators misled the public about glyphosate’s safety, and in Germany the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety told the European Commission that there was no evidence to suggest that glyphosate causes birth defects. (source)
A new study out of Germany concludes that Glyphosate residue could reach humans and animals through feed and can be excreted in urine. It outlines how presence of glyphosate in urine and its accumulation in animal tissues is alarming even at low concentrations. (source)
It’s also been linked to Alzheimers, Parkinsons Disease and Autism.
A recent study conducted by researchers from RMIT university, published in the journal Environmental Research found that an organic diet for just one week significantly reduced pesticide (commonly used in conventional food production) exposure in adults. (source)
Thirteen participants were randomly selected to consume a diet consisting of at least 80% organic or conventional food for precisely 7 days, afterwards crossing over to the alternative diet from which they started. Urinary levels were used for analysis. The study found that urinary dialkylphosphates (DAPs) measurements were 89% lower when they ate an organic diet for seven days compared to a conventional diet for the same amount of time.
“A lot of these agents were initially developed as nerve gases for chemical warfare, so we do know that they have toxic effects on the nervous system at high doses. Conventional food production commonly uses organophosphate pesticides, which are neurotoxins that act on the nervous system of humans by blocking an important enzyme. Recent studies have raised concerns for health effects of these chemicals even at relatively low levels. This study is an important first step in expanding our understanding about the impact of an organic diet” (source) – Dr. Liza Oates
Here is a link to more information on how the Roundup herbicide was recently found to be 125 times more toxic than regulators claim.
The list goes on and on, but bottom line is that there is a tremendous amount of evidence, and it’s great to see countries like Mexico take more steps towards a completely GMO/Pesticide free environment.
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Expert Admits Cancer-Causing Virus Is In Vaccines
This is an interview with Dr. Maurice Hilleman. He was, and still is, the leading vaccine pioneer in the history of vaccines. He developed more than three dozen vaccines – more than any other scientist in history – and was the developer of Merck’s vaccine program. He tells us that the Merck drug company vaccines were known to be contaminated with SV40, a cancer-causing monkey virus, beginning in 1953.
Millions of vials of polio vaccine, contaminated with SV40, were injected into children who, later in life, developed tumors. By 1999, molecular evidence of SV40 infections were showing up in children born after 1982. The SV40 virus comes from the culture made from Green African Monkey kidneys, apparently the medium of choice in which to grow the polio virus vaccine.
In 2002, the journal Lancet published compelling evidence that contaminated polio vaccine was responsible for up to half of the 55,000 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cases that were occurring each year. And there is the likelihood that the AIDS epidemic began from another virus originating from the toxic vaccine culture made from monkey kidneys and injected into the bodies of victims.
At first no one could fathom how the virus had been transmitted into the human population, but this shocking video proves that it was in the vaccine as witnessed by Dr. Maurice Hilleman, which he says was “good science” at that time.
Just Who is Dr. Maurice Hilleman?
Now, for those of you who may think Dr. Hilleman was just another crackpot (he passed away in 2005), think again. He was, and still is, the leading vaccine pioneer in the history of vaccines. He developed more than three dozen vaccines – more than any other scientist in history – and was the developer of Merck’s vaccine program.
He was a member of the U.S. National Academy of Science, the Institute of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society, and received a special lifetime achievement award from the World Health Organization.
When he was chief of the Department of Respiratory Diseases with what’s now the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, he discovered the genetic changes that occur when the influenza virus mutates, known as “shift and drift.” He was also one of the early vaccine pioneers to warn that simian viruses contaminate vaccines.
Dr. Hilleman knew what he was talking about. And in his own words, “vaccines have to be considered the bargain basement technology for the 20th Century.”
Jul 17, 2013
The CDC has quickly removed a page from their website, which is now cached here, admitting that more than 98 million Americans received one or more doses of polio vaccine within an 8-year span when a proportion of the vaccine was contaminated with a cancer causing polyomavirus called SV40. It has been estimated that 10-30 million Americans could have received an SV40 contaminated dose of the vaccine.
V40 is an abbreviation for Simian vacuolating virus 40 or Simian virus 40 (grown in cultures made from the kidneys of African Green Monkeys – i.e., “simians” -ed.), a polyomavirus that is found in both monkeys and humans. Like other polyomaviruses, SV40 is a DNA virus that has been found to cause tumors and cancer.
SV40 is believed to suppress the transcriptional properties of the tumor-suppressing genes in humans through the SV40 Large T-antigen and SV40 Small T-antigen. Mutated genes may contribute to uncontrolled cellular proliferation, leading to cancer.
Michele Carbone, Assistant Professor of Pathology at Loyola University in Chicago, has recently isolated fragments of the SV-40 virus in human bone cancers and in a lethal form of lung cancer called mesothelioma. He found SV-40 in 33% of the osteosarcoma bone cancers studied, in 40% of other bone cancers, and in 60% of the mesotheliomas lung cancers, writes Geraldo Fuentes.
Dr. Michele Carbone openly acknowledged HIV/AIDS was spread by the hepatitis B vaccine produced by Merck & Co. during the early 1970s. It was the first time since the initial transmissions took place in 1972-74, that a leading expert in the field of vaccine manufacturing and testing has openly admitted the Merck & Co. liability for AIDS.
The matter-of-fact disclosure came during discussions of polio vaccines contaminated with SV40 virus which caused cancer in nearly every species infected by injection. Many authorities now admit much, possibly most, of the world’s cancers came from the Salk and Sabin polio vaccines, and hepatitis B vaccines, produced in monkeys and chimps.
It is said mesothelioma is a result of asbestos exposure, but research reveals that 50% of the current mesotheliomas being treated no longer occurs due to asbestos but rather the SV-40 virus contained in the polio vaccination. In addition, according to researchers from the Institute of Histology and General Embryology of the University of Ferrara, SV-40 has turned up in a variety other tumors. By the end of 1996, dozens of scientists reported finding SV40 in a variety of bone cancers and a wide range of brain cancers, which had risen 30 percent over the previous 20 years.
(ed – In 2007 Edward T. Haslam [son of Edward Haslam MD – 1915-1971] published Dr. Mary’s Monkey … a catchy title for a book. It is available from Amazon.com.
This great book with a funny name is one of the most surprising and rewarding reads you’ll find. Written around an investigation into the murder of Dr. Mary Sherman in 1964 (a researcher who died by something that burned one of her arms off … whose death was ruled an accident, and possibly a suicide). Mr. Haslam’s father worked with Dr. Mary at Tulane Medical School. Dr. Mary was researching the polio virus that contained cancer virus from the culture made from African Green Monkey kidneys and used as a medium to grow the polio virus (which connects Haslam’s research with the article above).
Edward Haslam reflects back on his father’s work, as well as his own discoveries as a youth visiting his father’s work place at Tulane Medical School and Tulane University’s National Primate Research Center in New Orleans.
What he saw at the laboratory, along with his years of subsequent research, is a compelling documentation of government-sponsored skulduggery and conspiracy to create cancer virus for killing select people. At the same time these government-owned-and-sponsored laboratories were knowingly formulating millions of doses of cancer-infected polio vaccines to inject unsuspecting American school children. I was no doubt one of the victims since I got the shot in the mid ’50s and the subsequent “booster shot” a couple years later – all without asking permission from me or my parents. They just lined us up in the school cafeteria and shot us. If you are over 50 years of age you are likely a victim as well if you got a polio shot while in school.
One of the results of the huge polio vaccination campaign of the 1950’s is almost certainly the cancer plague we see today in America. Of course this leaves us with the question of how many other vaccinations given to American children were contaminated with unknown viruses and parasites. There’s no telling how many current diseases are the direct results of contaminated vaccines (think flu shots) Americans are all too willing to roll up their sleeves and accept.
But Mr. Haslam has included much more intrigue in this great little book … and he documents it all. New Orleans, at the time, was the breeding ground for the conspiracy that eventually assassinated John F. Kennedy. It all came together right there in New Orleans as Mr. Haslam has uncovered many of the names we heard over and over as co-conspirators in the Kennedy assassination: Lee Harvey Oswald, Guy Bannister, David Ferrie, Clay Shaw, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison, the CIA, and a whole cadre of anti-Castro fanatics. In fact, Castro was one of the intended targets of the injectable cancer virus developed from cultures taken from African Green Monkey kidneys there in the makeshift facilities in New Orleans. They even tested the cancer virus on unsuspecting mental patients in a nearby hospital. It killed them.
Get Dr. Mary’s Monkey and read it. It will put some important pieces of the puzzle together for you.)
OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION OF CANCER-CAUSING SV40 (VIRUS FROM MONKEY KIDNEYS) INJECTED INTO CHILDREN THROUGH THE POLIO VACCINE
Simian Virus 40 (SV40) Infection of Humans
2Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
Since its discovery, simian virus 40 (SV40) has been one of the most intensely studied animal viruses. The molecular biology of SV40 has led to seminal discoveries in the fields of transcription, DNA replication, and oncogenic transformation (19). Over the last decade, provocative evidence has accumulated that suggests that SV40 may be a human pathogen. Does SV40 infect humans? If so, when did this monkey polyomavirus enter the human population and where is the reservoir? What is the behavior of SV40 in human cells? Does it cause or contribute to acute or chronic disease? Other comprehensive reviews have also addressed these issues, with a variety of emphases (8, 10, 52, 57, 107).
In 1960, Sweet and Hilleman first described an agent, which they named SV40, that induced cytopathic effects and vacuole formation in monkey cells (117). SV40 was isolated from normal monkey kidney cells, stocks of the Sabin poliovirus vaccine, and an adenovirus vaccine. The last two reagents were prepared in primary kidney cell cultures derived from rhesus monkeys. Subsequent analyses found that the Salk poliovirus vaccine administered from 1955 to 1963 in the United States was also contaminated with SV40, potentially exposing an estimated 100 million people (106). Although poliovirus in the Salk vaccine was inactivated by formalin treatment, the conditions were insufficient to completely inactivate SV40. Soon thereafter, it was demonstrated that SV40 could infect humans and also induce tumors in experimental animals (26, 28, 29, 42, 43). These observations raised concerns that vaccinated people worldwide may have been inadvertently exposed to an oncogenic virus. Early epidemiological studies allayed these fears, revealing no increased incidence of cancers directly related to immunization status (34, 35, 83, 106). However, these initial analyses were necessarily limited in that it was unknown whether (i) the virus could be transmitted, either horizontally or vertically; (ii) vaccinated, immunocompetent individuals would be at equal risk for development of cancer with others having defective immunity or a cancer predisposition; (iii) the power of the analysis was sufficient to detect increases in rare cancers; and (iv) SV40 normally circulated in humans before development of the poliovirus vaccine. A recent review of all epidemiological data by the Institute of Medicine concluded that evidence to date was “inadequate to accept or reject a causal relationship between SV40-containing poliovirus vaccines and cancer” (115). Criticisms included misclassification bias, lack of confidence intervals for the data, and “ecological” study design, which are unlikely to be remedied by further follow-up of the study populations.
A brief overview of the biology of SV40 is relevant to understand the concerns raised by these initial analyses (101). When SV40 infects its natural host, it initially undergoes a lytic replication cycle. The early viral genes encode the tumor (T) antigens: large T antigen (LT), small t antigen (ST), and 17K T antigen (also tiny T or T′). LT plays a dominant role in infection, repressing early viral gene transcription and stimulating late viral gene transcription (1, 54, 98, 121). LT is also an initiation factor for viral DNA replication (16, 97, 120, 123), recruiting the DNA polymerase α-primase complex to the origin of replication and acting as a helicase (21, 112, 114). Following the strategy of other DNA viruses, the SV40 early proteins dysregulate the cell cycle and impede cell apoptosis in order to maximize virus production. LT binds the members of the retinoblastoma protein family, pRb, p107, and p130, resulting in release and activation of E2F transcription factors, which stimulate expression of genes involved in S-phase progression and DNA synthesis (22, 27, 45). LT also binds p53 and inactivates its function, preventing the infected cell from undergoing apoptotic cell death (65, 71, 75). After viral DNA replication is under way, the infection enters the late phase, when viral structural proteins are synthesized and new virions are produced. Ultimately, the infected cell releases progeny virions, frequently but not always by cell lysis (18). The immune system is critical for controlling the initial lytic phase in vivo, quenching the initial infection to a state of persistent low-level or nonreplicating genomes (i.e., in the proximal renal tubular epithelium for SV40), with detectable lytic viral reactivation coincident only with host immunosuppression (48).
Some data on the infectivity of SV40 in humans were obtained from volunteers and individuals receiving contaminated vaccines. However, antibody data from many surveys must be viewed with the knowledge that the human BK virus (BKV) and JC virus (JCV) (closely related human polyomavirus family members) might give an indistinguishable response in these assays due to the high degree of cross-reactivity between capsid protein antigens. Melnick and Stinebaugh found SV40 (by cytopathic effects in monkey cells) in the stools of children 3 to 4 weeks after ingestion of 100 to 1,000 PFU of SV40 with oral poliovirus vaccine (77). Morris et al. gave SV40 intranasally to volunteers and found subclinical infections (82). They were able to isolate virus 7 to 11 days after administration from 3 of 8 subjects, and they detected antibody responses of various amplitudes. Horváth and Fornosi found SV40 excreted in the stools of 10 of 35 children 1 to 2 weeks after being given contaminated oral poliovirus vaccines (47). Thus, SV40 may replicate in humans after oral administration, but the efficiency and duration of the replication may be low in these immunocompetent subjects who were given small inocula.
The biology of SV40 in human cells was first studied in the 1960s with fibroblast cell lines or primary human fibroblast cell cultures (108). Whereas uninfected primary human fibroblasts can only be passaged a finite number of times before ceasing to divide and undergoing senescence, cell cultures infected with SV40 undergo a “crisis” at this same stage, followed by the outgrowth of a small number of cells that are phenotypically transformed (58). During the initial phase of the infection, generally the first 4 weeks, approximately 0.1% of the cells produce 500 to 1,000 virions per cell. Virus output from the culture then remains at a constant, very low level but with 100% of the cells producing virus at a rate of approximately 1 to 2 virions/cell (41, 42, 108). Once the cell culture progresses through crisis, virus production generally decreases, accompanied by a concomitant decrease in production of viral capsid proteins and an increase in the production of LT. One interpretation of these data is that the cells producing large amounts of virus are killed, but the cells that produce low levels of virus (as assayed by infectious center assays) survive. Finally, as the culture reaches its passage limit, most cells die, but those expressing a threshold level of LT overgrow the culture. Interestingly, the onset of transformation varies quite significantly in cells isolated from different individuals, ranging from 20 to almost 50 weeks in culture (91). Based on these early studies, human cells were termed semipermissive for SV40 growth (109). This nomenclature is confusing since the virus can clearly replicate in some human cell types more efficiently than in others, although the development of cytopathic effect is more rapid in African green monkey kidney cells.
More recent data have shown that while LT alone can immortalize human cells, ST is also necessary for eliciting a fully transformed phenotype (53, 93). For example, infection of cultured human mesothelial cells with SV40 establishes an apparently persistent infection in which little or no progeny virus is produced and the cells become transformed, a process requiring both LT and ST (4, 130). As described above, however, infected primary human fibroblasts can support robust lytic replication. The steady-state level of p53 in normal mesothelial cells is fourfold higher than that in fibroblasts, suggesting that the elevated p53 level interferes with the effect of LT upon DNA replication (4). Indeed, inhibition of p53 expression in mesothelial cells with an antisense oligonucleotide allows increased SV40 replication. Mesothelial cells therefore resemble infected late-passage primary fibroblasts with respect to virus production and growth characteristics.
SV40 is highly oncogenic in experimental animals and readily transforms rodent cells in culture (58). Hamsters inoculated with SV40 develop lymphomas, brain tumors, osteosarcomas, and mesotheliomas (25, 26, 28, 40, 56, 95). SV40 is likely oncogenic in rodents because LT is unable to interact functionally with the rodent DNA polymerase α-primase complex (84). In this setting, the oncogenic functions of the T antigens are engaged but the productive cycle is not completed, resulting in uncontrolled cell division rather than cell lysis. LT is both necessary and sufficient for initiation and maintenance of transformation of rodent cells in tissue culture in most instances (7). Under certain conditions, however, usually involving primary cells in the absence of growth factors, ST is also required. ST functions by inhibiting the activity of the cellular phosphatase PP2A, resulting in activation of cell growth signal transduction pathways (90, 100). Mice that are transgenic for LT transcriptionally regulated by tissue-specific promoters develop tumors in those tissues (for an example, see reference 105). Transgenic mice in which LT expression is regulated by the native viral promoter elements specifically develop tumors of the choroid plexus (6), the specialized epithelial structure of the brain ependymal lining that produces cerebrospinal fluid. This finding is interesting in view of the discovery of SV40 DNA in certain brain tumors, as discussed below.
After the discovery of SV40’s tumorigenic and cell transformation properties, a wave of studies in the 1960s and 1970s pursued the identification of viral oncogenic agents in humans (9). SV40 DNA was detected on rare occasions, usually in brain tumors, using relatively low-sensitivity Southern hybridization techniques, immunostaining for LT, and electron microscopy (2, 61, 62, 76, 104, 118). Also during this period, the distinctly human polyomaviruses BKV and JCV were identified, and the destructive brain white matter disease progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy was attributed to JCV infection (39, 86, 88). These human viruses were also shown to induce tumors in animals and to transform rodent and human cells in culture (20, 33, 94, 113, 127, 132). However, virtually all investigations failed to reveal any significant associations between human malignancy and these suspected oncogenic viruses. With the discovery of oncogenes, the emphasis in cancer research shifted from viruses to genomic mutations.
In 1992, Bergsagel et al. reported finding SV40-like DNA sequences in two types of rare childhood brain tumors, choroid plexus neoplasms and ependymomas, by use of PCR detection (3). This study was prompted by previous transgenic mouse studies and sought to determine whether the human polyomaviruses BKV and JCV might be present in these tumors. The PCR primers were designed to amplify the pRb binding domain of LT, which is highly conserved among all polyomavirus LT proteins. Unexpectedly, DNA sequences consistent with SV40 rather than BKV or JCV LT were amplified. Immunohistochemical nuclear staining for LT was also positive in a fraction of tumors. Subsequently, DNAs isolated from these same tumor types were evaluated by Lednicky et al., who verified the previous amplification results (67). In addition, they (i) found an unduplicated enhancer element, i.e., a single 72-bp repeat, characteristic of direct primate SV40 isolates but not laboratory virus strains (50), (ii) detected sequence variability in the carboxy terminus of different LT genes, and (iii) rescued infectious SV40 from one choroid plexus tumor whose DNA was directly isolated from fresh tumor tissue instead of from paraffin-embedded sections. Observations of SV40-like sequences in brain tumors continue to be reported (49, 59, 74).
With the same primers used by Bergsagel, Carbone et al. then detected SV40 sequences in human mesotheliomas (12). A mesothelioma is an aggressive tumor of the lung pleura, pericardium, or peritoneum and has been linked to asbestos exposure. Carbone et al. had previously found that SV40 could induce mesotheliomas when injected into the pleural cavities of experimental animals (17). In extracts prepared from human mesotheliomas, p53, pRb, p107, and p130 can be coimmunoprecipitated with LT (13, 23). Microdissection studies have shown that SV40 DNA is present in tumor tissue but not in the normal surrounding lung (111). Adenovirus vectors expressing antisense SV40 LT arrest the growth of SV40-positive mesothelioma tumor cells and cause them to undergo apoptosis (126). As is the case for brain tumors, however, LT expression is not detectable by immunohistochemistry in all mesothelioma tumor cells, and the calculated amount of SV40 DNA may be less than one copy per cell. The number of reports identifying SV40 DNA in mesotheliomas far outnumber that for any other tumor type.
Other human tumors frequently associated with SV40-like DNA sequences are osteosarcomas and related bone tumors (14, 37, 68, 78, 129). When PCR strategies similar to those described above are used, approximately 30 to 40% of analyzed bone tumors are positive for viral DNA. SV40 sequences have been detected by Southern blot analysis in osteosarcoma tumor DNA, but this finding is rare. Most recently, in studies using the same primers, adult large-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas (NHL) were reported to contain SV40-like sequences (110, 125). Interestingly, the incidence of NHL has risen dramatically in the past three decades, similar to the increased incidence of mesotheliomas. In addition, throughout the past 10 years a potpourri of other tumors and tissues have been reported positive for SV40 DNA, although occasionally the results have not been independently confirmed by other groups (73, 74, 85). The search has extended to an association of SV40 with human renal disease, JCV with medulloblastomas and colon cancer, and BKV with neuroblastomas and urinary tract tumors (24, 32, 63, 64, 70, 81). The literature citations have proliferated, suggesting that SV40 has become epidemic or at least has developed into a cottage industry for PCR detection.
So why is there skepticism and controversy about the role of SV40 in human cancer? The following confounding technical issues remain problematic: (i) detection of SV40 DNA requires a large number of PCR cycles, i.e., 40 to 60, raising the question of how many cells contain viral DNA and how many genomes there are per cell; (ii) the method of DNA isolation has been questioned (e.g., some commercial extraction kits may lose small quantities of episomal viral DNA) (66); (iii) amplification of smaller genomic segments seems more prone to yield nonspecific products than amplification of larger fragments and these are often judged positive (e.g., the 572-bp fragment spanning the LT intron versus the 105-bp pRb binding region); (iv) DNA sequence verification of amplified products has not always been complete; (v) reproducibility among laboratories studying similar tumor types has not been universal (31, 55, 60, 99, 116, 128); (vi) lab contamination may confound some results (e.g., cloning vectors containing SV40 sequences have been suggested as sources of contamination, although those sequences should not be amplified by commonly used primers); (vii) the same PCR primer pairs have been used in most studies without attempts to improve upon their design or optimize their use; and (viii) the antibodies used for LT detection are not specific for SV40 but also cross-react with LT from JCV and BKV. Although detection of SV40 DNA by PCR for particular cancers (e.g., mesotheliomas and NHL) may reach 30 to 40% of cases, the lack of detectable SV40 DNA or LT in every cell of these tumors distinguishes the association from the recognized etiologic connection of high-risk human papillomaviruses with cervical cancer or Epstein-Barr virus with lymphoproliferative lesions in immunocompromised individuals (89, 131). This lack of uniform presence of the viral DNA, coupled with concerns about PCR techniques, a past history of negative associations, the litigious cloud of contaminated poliovirus vaccines, a paucity of information on the SV40 life cycle in relevant human cell types, and a scientific culture now emphasizing oncogenes rather than oncoviruses, have made the existence of SV40 in humans, let alone its causality in disease, a “hard sell.”
Gradually, however, the case for SV40 infecting humans and contributing to cancer has become more compelling, supported by both experimental and circumstantial evidence: (i) microdissection identified amplifiable SV40 DNA in mesotheliomas but not in adjacent normal tissues (111), (ii) SV40 DNA has been detected in an osteosarcoma by Southern hybridization (78), (iii) Li-Fraumeni syndrome patients appear to have a unique susceptibility to polyomaviruses (see below) (72), (iv) a single 72-bp repeat identified in the viral enhancer of SV40 DNA isolated from choroid plexus tumors is characteristic of virus isolates from monkeys (50, 67), and (v) infectious SV40 was isolated from choroid plexus tumor tissue (67). In an attempt to address the variance in detection, two multilaboratory studies were undertaken to examine the presence of SV40 in mesothelioma samples (51, 122). Unfortunately, both studies had technical flaws and their conclusions were contradictory, leaving the question of why there are differences in detection unsettled. However, analysis of samples from geographically distinct populations has provided unique naturally occurring controls. Mesothelioma samples from Finland, where contaminated poliovirus vaccines were not administered, are negative for SV40 DNA (46). A recent study of a Turkish community with a very high frequency of mesothelioma linked to environmental asbestos exposure also found no evidence for SV40 DNA in the tumors from this unvaccinated population (30). Thus, SV40 DNA is only found in mesotheliomas in areas of the world where the contaminated vaccines were used, indirectly suggesting a link between SV40 and the cancer.
If present, how might SV40 be selectively oncogenic in some tissues and/or individuals? Factors may include the sensitivity of the particular tissue to pRb and p53 dysfunction, activity of the viral promoter, tropism or targeting of the virus to specific cell types, genetic predisposition, and immune status. As demonstrated with transgenic mice, choroid plexus cells are unusually sensitive to p53 and pRb mutations, leading to rapid malignant transformation (15, 124). The choroid plexus may be functionally related to proximal renal tubular epithelium (i.e., an ion pumping machine), and thus factors in these cells may be similarly permissive for viral gene expression. In pRb-deficient patients, osteosarcomas are the second most common neoplasm after retinoblastoma. Thus, osteoblasts may be very susceptible to pRb deficiencies (69). Li-Fraumeni syndrome patients, who are heterozygous for germ line p53 mutations, seem unusually susceptible to SV40 infection, possibly because inactivation of the remaining wild-type p53 allele can be accomplished with lower T-antigen expression levels. It may also be possible that SV40 can establish an initial infection in these individuals more easily if there is less p53 present to interfere with viral replication. Li-Fraumeni syndrome patients have been described who develop choroid plexus tumors and osteosarcomas that contain SV40 DNA, but other tumor types within the same individual, such as muscle rhabdomyosarcomas, are not associated with SV40 DNA sequences (72). This tissue preference may occur because of cell type variations in viral promoter activity, virus receptors, or the relative importance of p53 and pRb for the initial oncogenic event.
More difficult to explain is the apparent lack of SV40 DNA (calculated) or protein (detected by immunohistochemistry) in all the cells of a tumor. Possible reasons include the following: (i) levels of LT protein expression below the limits of detection; (ii) a paracrine mechanism by which LT-expressing cells secrete a growth factor, e.g., insulin-like growth factor type I (IGF-I), affecting surrounding cells that do not contain SV40 (92); (iii) isolation of the tumor after most virus-containing cells have died (hit-and-run), leaving only tumor cells with additional mutations contributing to proliferation (i.e., LT and/or ST causes chromosomal instability [36, 96] and is then lost in the transformed cells); and (iv) SV40 not contributing to tumorigenesis but being present because the tumor growth state is permissive for virus replication or LT protein expression.
Cause and effect have been indirectly addressed by antisense LT expression in cultured cells, which implies that, at least in mesothelial cells, LT makes a significant contribution to the ability of these cells to grow in culture (126). One approach to explore a causal role of LT in malignancy might be to correlate the p53 and RB1 status of tumors with the presence of SV40 sequences. Inactivation of these pathways by mutation would not be necessary if LT was continuously produced and active. For example, the frequency of p53 and RB1 gene mutations is low in mesothelioma and thus LT may be functionally important (11). Osteosarcomas with wild-type p53 and those with defective p53 would be candidates for such a comparative analysis.
What is needed to enhance our understanding of SV40 infection in humans and the role of SV40 in human malignancies? Current data on SV40 replication and transmission in human populations are nearly uninterpretable and will not improve until a highly specific serological assay for SV40 is used to analyze clinical samples. Such an immunoassay has been difficult to devise because of extensive cross-reactivity of the SV40 capsid proteins with those of BKV and JCV. Virus neutralization assays are extremely labor-intensive and have not been directly compared among the viruses. Recently, however, recombinant VP1 capsid proteins for SV40, JCV, and BKV have been prepared as virus-like particle preparations for use in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (K. Shah and D. Galloway, personal communications). The initial serological studies using these reagents have not detected specific or robust SV40 immune responses in any samples tested. A small fraction (5 to 7%) of sera (K. Shah, personal communication) have low-level reactivity with SV40 VP1 that may be due to cross-reactivity with JCV or BKV VP1 or to a transient SV40 infection. These assays will now permit case-controlled studies, however, comparing individuals with SV40-associated malignancies to control populations.
Seroepidemiologic studies would permit an assessment of SV40 prevalence in the population, suggest its mode of transmission, and correlate seropositivity with disease or perhaps even predisposition to disease. From current PCR data it appears that individuals who were never exposed to contaminated vaccines have been infected with SV40, suggesting that the virus has established itself as a human pathogen. The mode of transmission may be extrapolated from that of BKV and JCV. Studies have shown that these two viruses infect virtually 100% of most human populations, BKV during early childhood and JCV peaking in early adolescence (38, 87, 119). While both viruses ultimately establish a persistent infection in the urinary tract and perhaps in the central nervous system, recent reports have found the presence of viral DNA in tonsillar tissue (44, 79, 80). The presence of virus in the upper respiratory tract, along with the young age of seroconversion, suggests that SV40 may spread through a respiratory or fomite, i.e., hand-to-mouth, route. From this initial portal of entry, the virus must have access to the circulatory and/or lymphatic system in order to reach its presumed site of persistence, the kidney, or the tissues and organs that give rise to the tumors associated with the virus. By analogy with other viruses, such systemic virus spread, or virus replication at sites of tumor induction, should elicit a detectable immune response.
More information is needed concerning the SV40 life cycle in human cells. Are there differences in permissiveness among human cell types? Is there a correlation of oncogenicity with levels of p53 in different cell types, e.g., as seen in mesothelial cells? Are there differences among cell types in viral genome persistence? Are secondary cellular mutations induced when LT is highly expressed, and do the mutations lead to stable populations of dominantly replicating clones that now lack viral DNA? Finally, the role of the immune system in all phases of the disease process is undoubtedly profoundly important. Unlike most putative tumor antigens, SV40 T antigens are not self antigens and therefore ought to be recognized by the immune system. Does the tumor provide an immunoprivileged site in which these antigens are not detected? In rodent SV40 tumor models, the immune response against LT is robust and usually results in clearance of the virus, making this possibility unlikely (102, 103). Moreover, humans can apparently mount a cytotoxic lymphocyte immune response to LT (5). However, there must be some coexistence of the immune system and the virus to achieve persistence. Thus, defects in the immune system might permit virus persistence to develop into an oncogenic state. In this regard, it would be useful to study SV40 infections in immunocompromised individuals. Based on the evolving SV40 story, it also seems prudent to look more carefully at a possible role of BKV and JCV in human neoplasms, as there is no doubt that these viruses are endemic in most human populations.
At this time, some members of the jury remain undecided about a role for SV40 in human disease. Seroepidemiology and a basic understanding of virus biology in humans are essential pieces missing from the puzzle. Perhaps we expect SV40 to follow the “rules” for other oncogenic viruses such as human papillomavirus and Epstein-Barr virus. Rather, SV40 may be generating novel rules, leading the way as it has before into new paradigms of virus biology and pathogenesis.
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The Vaccine Hoax
Click on this link to THE CHILD HEALTH SAFETY BLOG for good information about vaccinations.
Freedom of Information Act in the UK filed by a doctor there has revealed 30 years of secret official documents showing that government experts have
1. Known the vaccines don’t work
2. Known they cause the diseases they are supposed to prevent
3. Known they are a hazard to children
4. Colluded to lie to the public
5. Worked to prevent safety studies
Those are the same vaccines that are mandated to children in the US.
Educated parents can either get their children out of harm’s way or continue living inside one of the largest most evil lies in history, that vaccines – full of heavy metals, viral diseases, mycoplasma, fecal material, DNA fragments from other species, formaldehyde, polysorbate 80 (a sterilizing agent) – are a miracle of modern medicine.
An extraordinary new paper published by a courageous doctor and investigative medical researcher has dug the dirt on 30 years of secret official transcripts of meetings of UK government vaccine committees and the supposedly independent medical “experts” sitting on them with their drug industry connections.
If you want to get an idea of who is responsible for your child’s condition resulting from a vaccine adverse reaction then this is the paper to read. What you have to ask yourself is if the people on these committees are honest and honorable and acting in the best interests of British children, how is it this has been going on for at least 30 years?
This is what everyone has always known but could never prove before now. Pass this information on to others so they can see what goes on in Government health committees behind locked doors.
Whooping cough outbreak at Massachusetts high school affected only vaccinated students
Unvaccinated children are supposedly the cause, according to state health officials, of a recent whooping cough outbreak that occurred in the posh Cape Cod area of Massachusetts. But as reported by CBS Boston, all of the children affected by the outbreak were already vaccinated, proving once again that vaccines don’t really work.
Some 15 children at Falmouth High School reportedly came down with the respiratory illness, which also goes by the name pertussis, sparking a wave of panic about a corresponding increase in vaccine exemptions. But as usual, nobody affected by the outbreak was unvaccinated, and no matter how hard the media tries to spin the issue, those who were vaccinated were not protected.
CDC issues flu vaccine apology: this year’s vaccine doesn’t work!
(NaturalNews) The following video from Gary Franchi of NextNewsNetwork reveals the shocking admission by the CDC that this year’s flu vaccine doesn’t work.
From the video:
For the first time we can remember, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are going on the record, saying the flu vaccine won’t work this year. The warning comes just before the busiest part of flu season, in January and February. Unfortunately, there won’t be any refund for any of the patients or insurance companies who spent money on flu shots earlier this fall.
But don’t worry. Just when you thought perhaps the CDC could boost their credibility, they found a way to put a sales pitch on the end of their warning. The CDC says if you do come down with the flu, there’s a cure. It’s just going to cost more money. Money that will end up profiting pharmaceutical giants, GlaxoSmithKline and Roche. CDC officials are urging doctors to prescribe two specific antiviral medications for any patients who come in with flu symptoms.
Just last week, the CDC issued a warning, prompting Americans to take the flu vaccine if they haven’t already. Health officials said they had 160 million flu shots on the shelves and ready to go. But just earlier this week, Italy launched an official investigation after about a dozen people died within 48 hours of getting the flu shot. Their national health agency issued an immediate warning, saying DON’T take the vaccine. Here in America, the CDC isn’t going that far. In fact, they found a way of turning this failed vaccine into a promotion for yet another big pharma drug.
Here’s the news report video:
Insert admits “no controlled trials”
Shockingly, the package insert for this flu shot readily admits the vaccine has never been subjected to scientific clinical trials:
“There have been no controlled trials adequately demonstrating a decrease in influenza disease after vaccination with Flulaval,” the package insert claims in tiny text (that no one reads).
This is printed right on the insert, yet no one in the mainstream media will ever report this astonishing admission. This statement, all by itself, is a confession that flu shot marketing is a fraud.
Across the board, flu shots are heavily propagandized and promoted with the implication that they have zero risks while offering 100% protection. No one in the mainstream media ever questions this claim even though the package insert openly admits the claim is complete hokum and has never been subjected to scientific scrutiny.
No evidence of safety or effectiveness in pregnant women
But that’s not all the insert admits. It also says:
“Safety and effectiveness of Flulaval have not been established in pregnant women, nursing mothers or children.”
And yet everywhere you go in America, there’s a Walgreens, CVS or Wal-Mart pharmacy promoting flu shots for pregnant women. Never mind the fact that flu shot safety has never been established in pregnant women, and never mind the obvious fact that you should never inject a pregnant women with mercury in the first place!
Who needs scientific proof when you’ve got the full propaganda of the media and the government to back you up? Anyone who dares question the scientific validity of flu shot safety for pregnant women is immediately attacked as being an opponent of all vaccines.
Apparently, the only requirement to be accepted by the vaccine community is to believe in medical fairy tales while abandoning all critical thinking and scientific skepticism. In the vaccine industry, genuine science is simply not allowed. No wonder two former Merck virologists filed a False Claims Act with the federal government, accusing the company of knowingly fabricating its vaccine efficacy data to trick the FDA.
Never proven safe or effective in children, either
Flu shots are heavily promoted for children, right alongside mumps and measles vaccines. But it turns out flu shots are never scientifically tested for safety or efficacy in children.
Check out what the insert for this vaccine directly admits:
“Safety and effectiveness of Flulaval in pediatric patients have not been established.”
It’s right there in black and white… an open admission. Yet flu shots are aggressively marketed to parents and children as if they were Tic-Tacs. The real beauty of the entire vaccine industry scam is that no scientific evidence is required! You don’t have to have any proof, all you have to do is believe in vaccines as a matter of faith.
Never tested for cancer risk
Do flu shots cause cancer? The honest, scientific answer is that these shots are never tested for that. As the insert readily admits:
“Flulaval has not been evaluated for carcinogenic or mutagenic potential, or for impairment of fertility.”
Believe it or not, the Flulaval vaccine also warns that no one should be given this shot if they’ve already received another flu shot at some previous time:
“Do not administer Flulaval to anyone… following previous administration of any influenza vaccine.”
And yet, amazingly, people are encouraged to get flu shots year after year, even though the package insert directly warns against anyone taking a series of influenza vaccines.
Admission that flu shots contain formaldehyde and sodium deoxycholate
The same insert that admits this vaccine has never been proven safe in children or pregnant women also openly admits that it contains neurotoxic chemicals.
Per the insert, each dose of Flulaval contains up to 25 mcg of formaldehyde (a neurotoxin) and up to 50 mcg of sodium deoxycholate.
Total admission that flu shots cause seizures, convulsions and Guillian-Barre syndrome
Ever wonder what all these toxic chemicals and heavy metals cause in humans? Flu shots vaccines, it turns out, are already known to cause a huge number of devastating health effects.
Predictably, there is a massive disinfo campaign across the mainstream media, Wikipedia, medical journals and government propaganda agencies (CDC, FDA, etc.) to pretend that flu shots have no risks whatsoever. Yet the insert that comes with the vaccine openly admits the flu shot has been linked with a long, frightening list of serious adverse effects. As this Flulaval insert says (see photo below):
“In addition to reports in clinical trials, the following adverse events have been identified during postapproval use of Flulaval…
Here’s a photo of this section of the package insert, complete with the GlaxoSmithKline toll-free phone number:
If you take flu shots, you are being poisoned by quacks
The upshot of all this is that flu shots utterly lack any scientific evidence of safety of efficacy. We don’t know if they work at all, in other words, and neither does the vaccine manufacturer. Neither do the doctors or medical staff who administer them. Flu vaccines are injected into people purely as a matter of blind faith in the very same companies that have already been convicted of felony crimes.
GlaxoSmithKline, for example, not only manufacturers this Flulaval vaccine… the company also committed multiple felony crimes and got caught bribing doctors, ultimately agreeing to pay a multi-billion-dollar criminal settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Trusting a flu shot made by a corporation of felons is a lot like trusting the purity of heroin you buy from a street dealer. Both flu shots and street heroin have at least one thing in common, by the way: neither has ever been tested for safety.
(ed. There is much evidence, also, that the mediums used to culture vaccines are infected with multiple strains of viruses – often from diseased animals – that are unidentified and untested. Injecting these viruses into your body is an irreversible insult to your system that can cause trouble for the rest of your life.)
Last Year’s Flu Vaccine Killed and Injured Over 93,000 US Citizens – Will This Year be Any Different?
(NOTE: Americans are hearing a great deal about EBOLA and are scared. Fewer than a dozen Americans have contracted this disease, and fewer than a half dozen have died. By comparison, thousands of Americans die every year from flu. Are Americans being brainwashed to overreact to EBOLA?
What’s even more interesting, nearly 100,000 Americans are injured from flu shots each year. Of these, approximately 9,000 are hospitalized, and approximately 1,000 die. Flu shots have been proven to be worthless to prevent flu (in many cases they actually cause flu). Furthermore, flu vaccines carry God-only-knows how much additional foreign, unknown, undisclosed, contaminants and viruses that can cause life-changing diseases.
Which health risk should we be more concerned about? Ebola or flu shots? -ed)
By TLB Staff Writer: Christina England
Whilst governments around the world maximize their flu vaccine targets for this year, pushing the vaccine onto younger and younger children, last year two sets of parents were left wishing they had ignored their advice.
Story # 1 – Nine Year Old Marysue Left Visually Impaired and Paralyzed
Marysue was a happy, healthy little girl, who loved nothing more than to run and play and sing in the church choir. Four days after receiving last year’s routine flu vaccine however, she was left visually impaired, totally paralyzed and needing 24 hour a day nursing care from her family.
Nine year old Marysue, from Tampa, Florida, received her flu vaccination on November 21st 2013 and within days was left fighting for her life in hospital.
Marysue’s mother stated: “On November 20, 2013, received her annual flu shot. Then, on the evening of November 25, 2013, she played freeze tag with her friends, ate her dinner and went to bed. Marysue was fine when her father and I turned in around ten that night. The next morning, she did not get up at six as she normally did. I went in to check on her. When I called her, she did not respond. I attempted to wake her and could not at first. Finally, she opened her eyes but she did not speak to me which was not normal for her.
I immediately called Stephen (her father). We called 911; they sent an ambulance. After they evaluated her, they told me to get in the ambulance. I had to ride in the front. I later found out that on the way to the hospital she had a seizure. Later, we were told that during the night she had a previous seizure with lack of oxygen.”
Note: (Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is characterized by a brief but widespread attack of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord that damages myelin – the protective covering of nerve fibers. Although it can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection, vaccinations are also a known cause.)
Their ongoing campaign has managed to raise nearly $12,000 from people touched by her tragic story but in reality their kind donations are just a drop in the ocean compared with the figure Marysue’s parents need, to redesign their house and buy their daughter a van large enough to accommodate her wheelchair.
Story # 2 – Healthy Nineteen Year Old Killed By the Flu Shot
A healthy, active nineteen year old male from Utah, was also reported to have had a severe adverse reaction from the vaccine.
Chandler Webb had his whole life ahead of him the day that he was vaccinated with his first ever flu vaccination. Lori Webb, Chandler’s mother, told Fox News that the day after he received the vaccine, he became severely ill, suffering from severe headaches, shaking and vomiting. Fearing the worse, she immediately took her son to Salt Lake Hospital where he fell into a coma.
Sadly, Chandler never recovered from the coma and 28 days later a decision was made to turn off his life support.
His mother says that she has been left in no doubt that the flu vaccine was responsible for Chandler’s death and made the following statement to Fox News:
“He was so healthy. He was pure. He should have been able to fight the flu. I wish he would have gotten the flu rather than this vaccination.”
Once again health officials told the public that it was unlikely the flu vaccine was responsible for Chandler’s death and emphasized that the flu vaccine was safe.
However, despite health officials everywhere burying their heads in the sand and ignoring the facts, Chandler was just one of 1,080 flu vaccine deaths reported last year.
At Least 93,000 Adverse Reactions Reported Last Year
According to the National Vaccine Information Center (NIVC), the US Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) received a massive 93,000 reports of adverse reactions following last year’s flu vaccine. These included 1,080 deaths and 8,888 hospitalizations.
“As of November 2013, there have been more than 93,000 reports of reactions, hospitalizations, injuries and deaths following influenza vaccinations made to the federal Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS), including 1,080 related deaths, 8,888 hospitalizations, 1,801 related disabilities and over 1,700 cases of GBS (Guilllain-Barré syndrome). In 2013 the Federal Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV) voted to add GBS to the Vaccine Injury Table within the federal Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP).
It is only when you take into consideration that these figures only represent the adverse reactions reported in the US, can you even begin to appreciate the true extent of the problem.
At this time of year there are advertisements on the flu vaccine just about everywhere you go and yet despite many doctors and health officials insisting that the flu vaccines are safe and effective, reports from around the World tell a different story.
Before parents decide to have their child vaccinated with a flu shot, they should ask themselves whether or not this vaccine is worth the risk.
Think you can avoid glyphosate by buying organic? Think again. A new investigation by Tropical Traditions reveals that many products in the organic grain market in the U.S. contain glyphosate residue at levels almost the same as conventional grains.
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With over 80% of the U.S. food supply now reportedly contaminated with the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup), many people are turning to USDA certified organic products to avoid this toxic chemical. Current USDA NOP (National Organic Program) standards do not allow the use of the herbicide glyphosate on organic crops.
However, a new investigation by Tropical Traditions has revealed that the U.S. organic grain market is contaminated with glyphosate.
Tropical Traditions has sold organic grains for years. After reading new research about the issue of “crop desiccation” done by using glyphosate on wheat and other grains just prior to harvest, Tropical Traditions decided to first test some commercial wheat products with wheat grown in Montana, North Dakota, and Canada. They sent the commercial samples to a well-known and respected laboratory to test for glyphosate.
All tested positive for glyphosate residue. The range was from 0.07 mg/kg to 0.09 mg/kg. Keep in mind this is glyphosate found in non-GMO crops. For a GMO crop such as GMO soybeans, which are sprayed heavily with glyphosate, the range is typically between 3.3 and 5.7 mg/kg. (Source.)
Next, Tropical Traditions tested the USDA certified organic grains from suppliers they had been using, sourced mainly from western states such as Montana and Idaho. Sadly, the presence of glyphosate residue was found in organic wheat and other organic grains, including organic barley, oats, spelt, and einkorn. The range was from 0.03 to 0.06 mg/kg, just slightly lower than the conventional grains that were tested.
The only organic grains that tested clean were organic rye and organic millet. There was also one variety of organic wheat from small-scale farmers in Wisconsin that tested clean from glyphosate.
Why Should We be Concerned about Glyphosate?
Glyphosate is in 80% of our food supply in the U.S., and some scientists believe it may well be the most toxic chemical ever approved for commercial use. Glyphosate is now linked to kidney disease, antibiotic resistant bacteria, inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, depression, ADHD, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, multiple sclerosis, cancer, cachexia, infertility, and developmental malformations. It destroys the microbiome of humans and plants, which is the root cause of many modern diseases.
To learn more about the dangers of glyphosate, see:
The Glyphosate Grain Problem
Since commercial wheat and other grains today are NOT GMO plants, a direct spraying of an herbicide containing glyphosate would kill them. So how are these grains ending up with glyphosate residues in them?
Dr. Don Huber, Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University, explains why:
There are two reasons that a farmer wants to [use glyphosate on non-GMO crops]. It is for late season weed control in situations where he has patches of green weeds in the field that came up late. [This is commonly done with wheat and barley.] It is a little slower to harvest when weeds are present.
The other reason involves late season snow. In the northern region such as in the Dakotas, in certain parts of Montana, and in the Prairies of Canada, there is a very short growing season. If it snows on the crop at harvest then you may lose the crop, because you can’t get back into the field to do the harvest.
In these regions, 70% of the wheat and barley are desiccated with glyphosate before harvest. [This kills the plant so that it will wilt and dry]. Farmers don’t want to take a risk in losing their entire wheat and barley crop, so they will take a cut in yield and quality by using glyphosate a few weeks before harvest, and then harvest the crop early.
Farmers don’t realize how much they are contaminating that food or feed product when they do this. They will accept the cut [in quality and quantity of the crop], because that can buy them a week advantage in harvest. It’s really more done for ease and planning. However, it is just the dumbest thing you could ever do from a health and safety standpoint.
In fact, beer brewers are having a problem with glyphosate. A few years ago, when one of my colleagues wanted to get more Abraxis test strips for testing materials for glyphosate residue, he was told that they had a 3 month backlog. He asked, what was causing this? He was told that every load of malt barley coming out of North Dakota has to be tested, because the glyphosate levels were so high that it kills the yeast in the brew mix. (Source.)
Anthony Samsel and Stephanie Seneff published as study titled: Glyphosate, pathways to modern diseases II: Celiac sprue and gluten intolerance in Interdiscip Toxicol. 2013; Vol. 6 (4): 159–184. They produced the following chart showing a correlation between glyphosate use on wheat and Celiac disease:
USDA Organic Standards Allow for Pesticide Residues
The USDA organic standards change so much that it is hard to keep up with what the latest standards are. For example, the EPA just increased the limit of glyphosate allowed in food in 2013, despite a loud public outcry. (See: EPA Raised Residue Limits of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Herbicide). Tropical Traditions has learned that the USDA has now allowed a certain amount of pesticide and herbicide residue, including glyphosate, in USDA certified organic products as well.
So it was not too surprising to learn that the levels of glyphosate found in organic grain products were within the limits allowed by the USDA for organic certification, which is based on a percentage of the EPA allowable limits for pesticides and herbicides. The organic standards for pesticide residue can be found here.
The EPA establishes the maximum allowed levels of pesticides, or EPA tolerances, which may be present on foods. Although most EPA -registered pesticides are prohibited in organic production, there can be inadvertent or indirect contact from neighboring conventional farms or shared handling facilities. As long as the operator hasn’t directly applied prohibited pesticides and has documented efforts to minimize exposure to them, the USDA organic regulations allow for residues of prohibited pesticides at or below 5 percent of the EPA tolerance.
Since the EPA standards for glyphosate are already very high, it was not surprising to find out that the levels of glyphosate residue Tropical Traditions was finding in USDA certified organic grains was well within their limits. If both the EPA standards and USDA organic standards were too low for pesticide residue, probably more than 90% of the U.S. food supply would not be eligible for sale. It would be too contaminated.
How is Glyphosate Residue Getting into Organically Grown Crops?
This is the big question that Tropical Traditions is researching now, as they work together with organic grain mills and suppliers to try to determine how this has happened. There are several possibilities.
The most alarming possibility is that glyphosate might be falling on crops through rainwater or irrigation. Some studies have actually shown that this is the case, particularly in the Mississippi River Basin. This is quite alarming, because it means all crops are suspect, not just grains.
Herbicide and pesticide drift is also a possibility. Many organic grains are grown in the same area where conventional grains are grown, and where desiccating with glyphosate is practiced. This is probably done by crop duster aircraft, and the herbicide is drifting. Other crops (besides grains) that Dr. Don Huber has stated use the practice of desiccating with glyphosate include: dry beans (chickpea, lupin, and faba), canola, field pea, flax, lentil, and soybeans.
Organic varieties of these crops might be in danger of containing glyphosate residue. Tropical Traditions has already removed products from its product line associated with these crops, pending further investigation, and verification by laboratory analysis that they are glyphosate-free. We are implementing our own Glyphosate-tested program that we will soon be applying to all foods that are threatened with glyphosate contamination, and seeking out farmers and suppliers committed to meeting our standard of ZERO percent glyphosate residue.
In Tropical Traditions’ own testing of organic grains so far, they found that barley has among the highest levels of glyphosate of the organic crops, and this corresponds to conventional crops where the EPA has raised the limits of glyphosate in barley to a higher level than other grains. Beer drinkers beware! Not even organic beer is safe if it is produced in the U.S.
10 American Foods That Are Banned in Other Countries
Farmed salmon are raised on a wholly unnatural diet of grains along with a concoction of antibiotics and other drugs. This diet leaves the fish with unappetizing grayish flesh, so to compensate, they’re fed synthetic astaxanthin made from petrochemicals, which has not been approved for human consumption. Farmed Salmon fed these chemicals are banned in Australia and New Zealand.
Most Hawaiian papaya is now genetically engineered to be resistant to ringspot virus. Mounting research now shows that animals fed genetically engineered foods, such as corn and soy, suffer a wide range of maladies, including intestinal damage, multiple-organ damage, massive tumors, birth defects, premature death, and near complete sterility by the third generation of offspring. GE papaya is banned in the EU.
The beta agonist drug ractopamine, which reduces the overall fat content of meat, is currently used in about 45 percent of US pigs, 30 percent of ration-fed cattle, and an unknown percentage of turkeys. Up to 20 percent of ractopamine remains in the meat you buy from the supermarket.
Citrus-flavored sodas and sports drinks sold in the US typically contain a synthetic chemical called brominated vegetable oil (BVO), which was originally patented by chemical companies as a flame retardant. BVO has been shown to bioaccumulate in human tissue and breast milk, and animal studies have found it causes reproductive and behavioral problems in large doses.
More than 3,000 food additives — preservatives, flavorings, colors and other ingredients — are added to US foods. Meanwhile, many of these are banned in other countries, based on research showing toxicity and hazardous health effects, especially with respect to adverse effects on children’s behavior.
Arsenic-based drugs are approved for use in animal feed in the US because they make animals grow quicker and make the meat appear pinker (i.e. “fresher”). The FDA claims these products are safe because they contain organic arsenic, which is less toxic than the other inorganic form, which is a known carcinogen. However, studies suggest the organic arsenic can transform into inorganic arsenic, which has been found in store-bought chickens sold in the US. The EU does not permit arsenic-based drugs in food animals.
The use of potassium bromate as an additive to commercial breads and baked goods has been a huge contributor to bromide overload in Western cultures. Bromated flour is “enriched” with potassium bromate. Studies have linked potassium bromate to kidney and nervous system damage, thyroid problems, gastrointestinal discomfort, and cancer. Use of potassium bromate is banned in Canada, China and the EU.
Olestra, aka Olean, created by Procter & Gamble, is a calorie- and cholesterol-free fat substitute used in fat-free snacks like chips and French fries. Adverse reactions include diarrhea, cramps and leaky bowels. More importantly, olestra also interferes with the absorption of fat soluble vitamins such as A, D, E and K. Olestra is banned in the UK and Canada.
BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole) and BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) are commonly used preservatives. BHA is known to cause cancer in rats, and may be a cancer-causing agent in humans as well. US experts concluded that BHA “is reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.” BHA and BHT are banned in Japan and parts of the European Union, and the UK does not permit BHA in baby foods.
RBGH is a synthetic version of natural bovine somatotropin (BST). It’s injected into cows to increase milk production, but it is banned in at least 30 other nations because of its dangers to human health, which include an increased risk for colorectal, prostate, and breast cancer by promoting conversion of normal tissue cells into cancerous ones. The only way to avoid rBGH is to look for products labeled as “rBGH-free” or “No rBGH.” RBGH is banned in Australia, New Zealand, Israel, the EU, and Canada.
At least 15 kids dead in Syria after receiving measles shot
At least 15 children died after receiving vaccinations in rebel-held parts of northwestern Syria.
The children, some just babies, all exhibited signs of “severe allergic shock” about an hour after they were given a second round of measles vaccinations in Idlib province on Tuesday, with many suffocating to death as their bodies swelled, said physician Abdullah Ajaj, who administered the vaccinations in a medical center in the town of Jarjanaz.
It was unclear what killed the children, but Ajaj said in an interview via Skype that they all exhibited the same symptoms to varying degrees. He said it was the first time he had ever seen such a reaction to vaccinations.
“There was shouting and screaming, it was hard for the parents. You get your child vaccinated and then you find your child dying, it’s very hard,” Ajaj said. There weren’t enough respirators in the clinic, making the situation even worse, he added.
Video footage uploaded to social media showed a medic examining a young girl who was squirming. Another child, in an orange tee-shirt and blue pants, appeared lifeless as a medic administered CPR. He then opened the child’s mouth to reveal a swollen, blue-tinged tongue. The footage corresponded with Associated Press reporting of the event.
Syria’s conflict, now in its fourth year, has caused the collapse of its health system in contested areas, scattering medics, destroying clinics and making medicines and equipment difficult to obtain. Nationwide vaccination efforts have been thrown into disarray, and polio re-emerged in parts of Syria last year.
The Western-backed opposition based in Turkey said it had suspended the second round of measles vaccinations, which began on Monday. The campaign was meant to target 60,000 children. In a statement, it said the vaccines used Tuesday met international standards and did not say what may have caused the deaths.
It is extremely unlikely that the vaccinations killed the children, said Beirut-based public health specialist Fouad Fouad, who said spoiled vaccinations were more or less harmless. “It cannot cause death,” he said.
U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said UNICEF and the World Health Organization are “deeply concerned” and awaiting further clarification.
“Measles is a major threat to children in Syria and the campaigns are vital … and especially important for children who’ve been away from their homes and communities and are living in camps or in other unsanitary conditions,” Haq said.
Opposition representatives (western-backed) could not immediately be reached for comment.
(NOTE: The following article makes the case against using human fetal (aborted baby) cells in which to culture viruses for vaccines. I agree. I further assert that people need to realize that most vaccines are cultured on foreign cells from aborted babies, or cells from animals known to contain dangerous, unreported viruses that are virulent conveyers of disease. These diseases originating from the foreign DNA of aborted babies, as well as the deadly animal-born viruses, are responsible for untold plagues in America … especially since the government and the medical industry began vaccinating children by the millions back in the 1950s. If people knew what is being injected into their bodies by vaccines they might think twice before agreeing to them. -ed.)
New Study in Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology Correlates Autism Disorder Increase and Human Fetal DNA, Retroviral Agents in Vaccines
SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2014 /Standard Newswire/ — A new study published in the September 2014 volume of the Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology reveals a significant correlation between autism disorder (AD) and MMR, Varicella (chickenpox) and Hepatitis-A vaccines.
Using statistical analysis and data from the US Government, UK, Denmark and Western Australia, scientists at Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute (SCPI) found that increases in autistic disorder correspond with the introduction of vaccines using human fetal cell lines and retroviral contaminants.
Even more alarming, Dr Theresa Deisher, lead scientist and SCPI founder noted that, “Not only are the human-fetal-contaminated vaccines associated with autistic disorder throughout the world, but also with epidemic childhood leukemia and lymphomas.”
Their study comes on the heels of recent breaking news that the CDC deliberately withheld evidence of the significant increase in autism among African-American boys who were vaccinated prior to 36 months of age. (See: www.examiner.com/article/whistleblower-reveals-cdc-cover-up-linking-mmr-vaccine-to-autism )
So it should come as no surprise that the FDA has known for decades about the dangers of insertional mutagenesis by using the human fetal cell lines and yet, they chose to ignore it. Instead of conducting safety studies they regulated the amount of human DNA that could be present in a vaccine to no greater than 10ng. (www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/ac/05/slides/5-4188S1_4draft.ppt )
Unfortunately, Dr. Deisher’s team discovered that the fetal DNA levels ranged anywhere from 142ng – 2000ng per dose, way beyond the so-called “safe” level.
“There are a large number of publications about the presence of HERV (human endogenous retrovirus – the only re-activatable endogenous retrovirus) and its association with childhood lymphoma,” noted Dr Deisher. “The MMR II and chickenpox vaccines and indeed all vaccines that were propagated or manufactured using the fetal cell line WI-38 are contaminated with this retrovirus. And both parents and physicians have a right to know this!”
Certainly these discoveries by SCPI should generate an immediate investigation by FDA officials, if not an outright ban on the use of aborted fetal cell lines as substrates for vaccine production.
Dr Deisher’s study is available on the Academic Journals website at:
Dr. Theresa Deisher is a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Physiology from Stanford University with over 20 years in commercial biotechnology, prior to founding AVM Biotechnology and Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute. As an inventor of 23 issued US patents she is world-renowned for her work in adult stem cell research and the first to discover adult cardiac derived stem cells. Dr. Deisher was a plaintiff in the US federal lawsuit to prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars for embryo destructive research, which resulted in steering science towards adult stem cell research and 14 US FDA approved adult stem cell products.
‘Pink Slime’ Meat Is Back
The attention was damning. In 2012, ABC News ran an 11-segment investigation on a low-cost meat product critics called “pink slime,” a moniker coined by a former USDA employee who argued the filler wasn’t really beef.
In an attempt to steer the public away from it, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver “recreated” it on his TV show by throwing beef scraps into a washing machine and dousing the results with ammonia. Soon, social media feeds were blanketed with photos supposedly of the product that made the meat look like soft-serve strawberry ice cream.
The backlash was intense. Though the USDA considers the product safe for human consumption, fast food giants like McDonald’s, Burger King and Taco Bell publicly renounced it and public schools around the country stopped serving it for lunch. By May 2012, Beef Products, Inc,, the South Dakota-based inventor of the product, was on the brink of collapse—closing three of its four plants and laying off 700 employees.
What a difference two years makes.
On Aug. 18, BPI reopened one of its shuttered plants. While production is nowhere near pre-freak-out levels, when the product BPI calls “lean finely textured beef” was estimated to be in 70% of the ground beef sold in the U.S., the company has been gradually regaining business. The reason is the same one that made finely textured beef successful in the first place: it’s cheap. And lower costs are particularly attractive to processors facing record high prices for ground beef. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average price of ground beef in June was $3.88, up 14% from last year.
For that, you can thank the sustained drought that has gripped much of the American West and Great Plains, including cattle producing regions of Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Texas.
“The main issue is the drought,” says Dan Hale, an animal science professor at Texas A&M University. “A lot of the U.S., especially parts that raise cattle, have experienced a severe drought. And those animals are no longer available for producing calves that we can in turn generate for beef trimmings.”
In the summer of 2012, more than 50% of the country was considered in moderate or extreme drought. Those conditions forced ranchers to rush cows to slaughter, which led to fewer calves in the following years and lower head of cattle overall. Meanwhile, demand for beef kept rising, pushing prices higher along with it. With supply down, prices up and memories of the “pink slime” moment fading, the market for finely textured beef is growing again.
BPI makes its product by spinning discarded beef scraps in a centrifuge to separate the lean, edible trimmings and then treating the result with ammonium hydroxide meant to kill food-borne pathogens like E. coli. Processors blend it with other cuts as a cost-saving measure and the product can account for as much as 10% of the meat in a package of ground beef.
“If you can utilize more of the animal, that helps mitigate some of the low supply numbers,” says Lee Schulz, an agricultural economics professor at Iowa State University.
BPI remains embroiled in a a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC News over the network’s coverage of its product. The company is now producing close to 1 million lbs. a week. of lean finely textured beef—down from nearly 5.5 million lbs in 2012. But BPI is optimistic that the worst days are behind it. The newly opened Kansas plant will work with global meat processor Tyson Foods, collecting its raw beef trimmings and shipping them to a BPI facility in Nebraska that will process the scraps into profit.
“BPI continues to experience growth and remains confident this growth will continue,” Craig Letch, BPI’s director of food quality and food safety, said in a statement. “This is certainly a step in the right direction.”
BICARBONATE OF SODA – THE OVERLOOKED CURE
Baking soda was one of the few products many years ago on the market for cleaning your teeth or settling an upset stomach. But did you know that Baking Soda nowadays can give more health benefits? Baking Soda actually has saved a lot of lives in the emergency room and making headway in diseases like cancer and diabetes.
According to the result of research findings, cancer is the result of a lactic acid that is formed when a certain kind of fungus or mold lives in an environment devoid of oxygen. It was also discovered that by passing a very high concentration of oxygen molecules through cancer cells, it could destroy them completely.
It is really very difficult for anyone to wrap their head around the idea that a substance as common as sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) can offer much more benefits than most of the pharmaceutical drugs that cost so much. There is however fascinating evidence that proves that sodium bicarbonate can indeed cure a lot of serious diseases, such as cancer and diabetes. Medical practitioners have also been advised to use it since it offers amazing benefits.
Sodium bicarbonate, it must be noted, is a very widely researched substance, which has been used for several years even by oncologists. The toxicity of chemotherapy and radiation are such that could destroy vital organs of the body, like the liver and kidneys, therefore, sodium bicarbonate is usually given periodically to patients to prevent this possibility.
All over the world, multitudes add sodium bicarbonate to their drinking water with the intention of curing clinical acidosis and other adverse conditions. It is a well known fact that sodium bicarbonate has saved a lot of lives in the emergency rooms. The combination of baking soda with other natural substances like iodine and magnesium chloride produces a mixture that is a wonder in the medical world.
The Majority Of Inflammatory Diseases Start In Your Gut
A wide array of health problems, including but not limited to obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, periodontal disease, stroke, and heart disease all have inflammation as a part of the disease.
Chronic inflammation in your gut can disrupt the normal functioning of many bodily systems. There also appears to be a connection between certain types of bacteria and body fat that produces a heightened inflammatory response and drives the inflammatory process.
For example, recent research suggests that superantigens—toxic molecules produced by pathogenic bacteria such as staph—may play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes through their effect on body fat cells. As reported by the featured article:
“The idea is that when body fat cells (adipocytes) interact with bacterial toxins they then trigger a chronic inflammatory process… Bacterial toxins stimulate body fat cells to release molecules called cytokines, which promote inflammation…
All staph bacteria make toxins called superantigens — molecules that disrupt the immune system. Schlievert’s research has previously shown that superantigens cause the deadly effects of various staph infections, such as toxic shock syndrome, sepsis, and endocarditis.
… The chronic inflammation caused by the superantigens may also hinder wound healing in diabetic foot ulcers. The ulcers, which affect 15 to 25 percent of people with diabetes, are notoriously difficult to heal and can often lead to amputation.”
‘Perfect Storm’ of Inflammation Promotes Diabetes
Previous research has shown that obese people have different intestinal bacteria than slim people. Lean people tend to have higher amounts of various healthy or beneficial bacteria compared to those who carry a lot of excess weight, who tend to have greater colonization of pathogenic bacteria.
Researchers have also discovered that certain gut bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus (staph) and E. coli, trigger body fat cells to produce inflammatory cytokines. Researchers have proposed that this interaction can provoke the development of diabetes, which is a well-known “side effect” of obesity.
The featured study found that when both staph and E. coli are present (both of which produce superantigens), the inflammatory cytokine response in body fat cells are further amplified, thereby boosting your risk of diabetes. According to the co-author of the study, Patrick Schlievert, Ph.D:
“The E. coli that resides in our gut produces LPS [lipopolysaccharide, a toxin] and every day a small amount of this toxin gets into our circulation, but it is generally cleared from the circulation by the liver. However, people colonized by staph bacteria are also chronically exposed to superantigens, which shut down the LPS detoxification pathway.
That creates a synergy between the ‘uncleared’ LPS and the superantigen. All these two molecules do is cause inflammation and cytokine production. So in essence, their presence together creates a perfect storm for inflammation.”
The Link Between Gum Inflammation and Heart Health
“Researchers at Columbia University in New York suggest that if you look after your gums, you could also be reducing your risk of heart disease. They claim that improving dental care slows the speed with which plaque builds up in the arteries.“
This isn’t the first time researchers have found that your oral health can have a significant impact on your cardiovascular and heart health. For example, a 2010 study found that those with the worst oral hygiene increased their risk of developing heart disease by a whopping 70 percent, compared to those who brush their teeth twice a day.
In this prospective study, improved gum health was shown to significantly slow down the progression of atherosclerosis which increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, and death. According to the featured article.”
Here, bacteria are again playing a preeminent role, as periodontal disease is the result of the colonization of certain bacteria in your mouth. This bacterial profile, by the way, is again linked to an imbalance of beneficial and pathogenic bacteria in your gut.
It’s important to realize that periodontal disease involves both bone and the tissue that is in contact with that bone. From this contact, bacteria and toxic inflammatory compounds can easily enter your blood stream. Once in your blood stream, these toxic compounds can harm the lining of your blood vessels, which can lead to both strokes and heart attacks. So, reducing inflammation is of primary importance for your overall health, and brushing your teeth regularly is one way to combat chronic inflammation in your body.
Findings such as these offer potent testimony to the fact that heart disease is a condition that can be prevented, most of the time, by leading a healthy lifestyle — which includes the simple act of brushing your teeth regularly to prevent periodontal disease, and optimizing your gut health by eating foods that allow healthy bacteria to flourish and keep pathogenic bacteria in check.
Diet and Environmental Factors Affect Your Gut Flora
I have long stated that it’s generally a wise choice to “reseed” your body with good bacteria, ideally by regularly eating non-pasteurized, traditionally fermented foods such as fermented vegetables (like homemade sour kraut).
If for whatever reason you decide not to eat fermented foods, taking a high-quality probiotic supplement is definitely recommended.
As you can see, the running thread linking a wide variety of common health problems—from obesity and diabetes to heart disease and stroke—is chronic inflammation.
For example, whereas trans fats and sugar, particularly fructose, will increase inflammation, eating healthy fats such as butter and animal-based omega-3 fats found in fish oil will help to reduce them.
Consider eliminating grains and sugars (especially high fructose corn syrup).
For Optimal Health, Address and Avoid Chronic Inflammation
Remember, the micro-organisms living in your digestive tract form a very important “inner ecosystem” that influences countless aspects of health. More specifically, the type and quantity of organisms in your gut interact with your body in ways that can either prevent or encourage the development of chronic inflammation, which is at the heart of many diseases, including heart disease and diabetes. The composition of your microflora may even dictate the ease with which you’re able to shed unwanted pounds.
Cultured foods like raw milk yogurt and kefir, some cheeses, and fermented vegetables are good sources of natural, healthy bacteria. So my strong recommendation would be to make cultured or fermented foods a regular part of your diet; this can be your primary strategy to optimize your body’s good bacteria. If you do not eat fermented foods on a regular basis, taking a high-quality probiotic supplement would be a wise decision for most people.
Besides that, replacing processed foods, sugar/fructose and grains with whole foods is a critical step to address chronic inflammation.
Chronic inflammation can be caused by poor diet, toxic chemicals and stress and unfortunately these can be bought on by different aspects of our lives including environmental, physical and psychological areas. Your body does not know how to deal with this inflammatory overload and your defense system becomes overpowered and so confused that your immune system doesn’t know what is foreign and what is you and literally turns on itself, destroying healthy cells, tissue and everything else in its path.
It’s no secret that a healthy diet and lifestyle plays a major part in a healthy life. It cannot be stressed enough that dietary components can either trigger or prevent inflammation from taking root in your body. So to prevent inflammation follow these 5 simple rules.
1. Eat more whole, nutrient-dense foods. Cut out the foods which cause inflammatory, such as refined sugar and flour, processed junk, etc. If you add a variety of whole foods to your diet you will flood your body with the vitamins, minerals, cancer-fighting phytochemicals, antioxidants and fiber it needs to recover from chronic inflammation.
2. Focus on gut health. Your gut holds approximately 60-70% of your immune system, so if your gut is in bad shape then your immune system is more than likely going to be the same way. A great way to start is by taking a daily high quality pro-biotic.
3. Identify food allergies and chronic (or hidden) infections. You may have food allergies, the most common are gluten, wheat, soy, dairy, and yeast. You can get these checked with blood and urine tests.
4. Relax and rest more. When you are sleeping your body is hard at work repairing and restoring your cells. This is why most doctors recommend seven to eight hours of sleep per night. If you are getting less sleep over time you will prevent your immune system from fully repairing itself and making it harder for your body to fight off infections.
Stress goes hand in hand with a lack of sleep, when you are stressed out all the time, you’re also producing more of the hormone cortisol — inflammation’s BFF. You can easily reduce chronic inflammation by focusing on stress reduction, this can be done by increasing the hours you sleep, relaxation, long walks, less technology or a much needed vacation.
5. Reduce toxins in your food, home and personal care products. Eat plain simple and safe foods whenever possible. It will make a huge difference to your gut’s health and choose non toxic personal care and cleaning products to reduce your exposure to toxic chemicals.
by Paul Fassa
There have been three attempts since 2012 to create an effective and not too terribly toxic pharmaceutical solution to Alzheimer’s. They all failed and even caused worsening conditions with an occasional death during testing.
A few years ago Dr. Mary Newport’s discovery of using coconut oil to reverse her husbands advanced Alzheimer’s disease made a big splash in the alternative health media.
Some of this splash managed to wet a few pages of the mainstream media (MSM), and Dr. Newport wrote a book about her discovery for hubby’s turn-around called Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was a Cure?: The Story of Ketones.
Actually, the use of high saturated fat diets to create ketones was created by Johns Hopkins Medical Center in the 1920s. Ketones are processed easily from medium chain tryglicerides to provide fuel for brain cells when carbohydrate metabolism fails within the brain.
Facts about fats
However, the false dogma of cholesterol and saturated fats caught on later in the 1950s, and the processed food industry had a field day promoting low or no fat foods, margarine, and unsaturated processed oils (hydrogenated) for cooking and salads. Coconut oil was vilified, and margarine replaced butter.
The medical monopoly declared that saturated fats are bad and cholesterol, especially LDL, the “bad cholesterol”, just had be lowered to prevent obesity and heart disease. Since then, over a half-century ago, obesity, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s have soared to epidemic rates.
The processed food industry managed to make a longstanding financial killing while doctors repeated the dogma to their patients and patients turned that dogma into their mantras. The whole saturated fat/cholesterol has been a literally sickening affair for over a half-century. And Big Pharma’s attempts at eliminating all three disorders have been failures.
But those who followed up on Dr. Mary Newport’s success with coconut oil for her husband’s Alzheimer’s reversal have been duplicating that success with coconut oil’s easily digested medium chain triglycerides, which convert to ketones for brain cell fuel when oxygen/carbohydrate metabolism fails.
The brain is comprised of mostly fats, the saturated kind. Cholesterol is needed to fuel the neuron communication. It’s been discovered that high cholesterol blood level geriatric folks live longer without dementia than those whose cholesterol counts are lower. By the way, did you know that all cholesterol is the same?
It’s the tiny protein chylomicron shell carriers that differ to accommodate various cellular, structural, and arterial repair purposes for your benefit, including helping manufacture vitamin D from the sun. This helps explain why statin drugs are so harmful and promote heart disease and dementia.
Do you still really think saturated fats cause obesity and heart disease instead of point at the true culprits of fake fats and processed sugars and carbs?
If you do, you’re part of the majority, unfortunately. Even most alternative health practitioners and writers still keep touting foods and supplements that lower cholesterol. It’ll be a decade before that myth is completed outed.
Those of you who consider yourselves “science based” types that like to refute natural health articles without investigating other possibilities further are invited to read MIT researcher Stephanie Seneff’s brilliant article on these matters here (http://people.csail.mit.edu/seneff/alzheimers_statins.html).
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Hospitals and commonly prescribed drugs are killing and harming the elderly
by Tony Isaacs
Prescription drugs and the combination of those drugs and other medications are taking a heavy toll on elderly Americans, leading to risky hospitalizations, mental decline and death. And some of those drugs are worse than others.
A study published last November in the New England Journal of Medicine found that blood thinners and diabetes drugs caused most of the emergency hospital visits for drug reactions among people over 65 years of age in the United States. According to the study, just four medications – used alone or in combination – were responsible for two-thirds of the emergency hospitalizations among older adults.
At the top of the list was the blood thinner wayfarin, also known as Coumadin, which accounted for 33 percent of emergency hospital visits. Insulin injections came in second on the list, accounting for 14 percent of the visits. Aspirin, clopidogrel and other antiplatelet drugs prescribed to prevent blood clotting were third with 13 percent and just behind them were oral hypoglycemic drugs for diabetes which were responsible for 11 percent of the visits.
Last July, another study reported in The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that over half the elderly were regularly prescribed dozens of painkillers, antihistamines and psychiatric medications called anticholinergics which lead to mental decline and death. Researchers found that those taking more than one anticholinergic drug scored lower on tests of cognitive function than those who were not using any such drugs, and that the death rate for the heavy users during the course of the study was 68 percent higher.
Hospital visits often turn into death traps, especially for the elderly
Thanks to rampant infections in our hospitals, patients who enter for one condition end up acquiring deadly bugs which often become fatal – and this is particularly true for the elderly.
The most common infection acquired in hospitals is pneumonia. The sixth leading cause of death in the US, pneumonia is the fourth leading cause of death among the elderly and hospitals appear to be helpless in preventing its spread. Hospitals likewise have been unable to prevent the often deadly medication-resistant staph superbug MRSA from spreading wildly in recent years.
As was reported last year in Natural News, an old bacterial nemesis named clostridium difficile (C difficle) is becoming more deadly and its incidence is increasing at alarming rates in hospitals across North America and Europe. Its primary cause is antibiotic drugs wiping out bacteria that compete with C difficile.
Another new infectious agent which has appeared in the United States is called CRKP (Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae). By early 2011 CRKP had already been identified in hospitals in 36 states. CRKP is resistant to antibiotics, and patients who acquire it are at a high risk of death, usually within 30 days. Death rates for CRKP have been reported to be between 30 and 44 percent.
Other hospital complications common among the elderly include delirium, which occurs in one-third of hospitalized patients over the age of 65 and in more than 70 percent of older patients in Intensive Care Units, bedsores and malnutrition.
By the time a person reaches 65 years of age in the US, they are taking an average of nine prescription drugs each day. Add in over the counter medications and the number of drugs taken daily increases to a dozen or more. Since over 95 percent of all approved medications have side effects, each new medication increases the likelihood of further health problems.
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Coconut Oil and Stomach Acid Reflux
by Dr. Sanford Pinna
The Helico Pylori Bacteria is one of the most common bacteria that infect the Human race. It is found in families, who pass the bacteria to each other. H. Pylori inhabits the stomach and the esophagus. It stimulates cells in the stomach to produce excessive amounts of gastric or hydrochloric acid.
This acid reflects back and up into the stomach causing “Heart burn” or, technically, Gastro-Esophogeal Reflux /Disease, commonly referred to as GERD.
This reflux is painful and can cause ulcers, gastritis and occasional gastric cancer, which can be deadly.
There are dozens of diagnostic methods for determining the presence of H. Pylori, and dozens of treatments devised by major pharmaceutical companies who make billions of dollars with disease.
The normal treatment consist of an accurate diagnosis using an analysis of breath from the patient which contains gas byproducts of the bacterium, followed by an average ten day treatment of six antibiotics daily, plus two proton pump inhibitors daily. (Prevacid, etc.) At the end, the patient is retested for the presence of H. Pylori.
There is an approximate 90 percent success rate, sometimes 70 to 80 percent.
DRAWBACKS OF MEDICAL TREATMENT
1. COST: $300 – $500, if no insurance.
2. SIDE EFFECTS: diarrhea, stomach complaints, overgrowth of bad bacteria.
3. TIME COSTS: visits to doctors and laboratories.
Treating H. Pylori infections medically, is costly, time consuming, produces side effects and is not one hundred percent successful.
Many of my patients who have studied alternative medicine on the Internet, have asked my opinion about Virgin Coconut Oil for the treatment of Pylori Infections causing hyperacidity.
COCONUT OIL AND HOW IT KILLS BACTERIA
Coconut oil is an excellent “anti-biotic”. It kills bacteria and fungi on contact! Coconut oil is made of saturated fatty acids of the medium length variety. Its major Saturated Acid is called LAURIC ACID. The Lauric Acid invades the cell wall and destroys it.
Here is an excerpt from a scientific study:
“Studies on lipids in the 1960s by Kabara and colleagues showed medium-chain (C-8 to C-14) FAs and their monoglycerides to have antimicrobial effects against several laboratory organisms.
In the 1990s, more laboratory studies confirmed the antimicrobial activity of these lipids against gram-positive and some gram-negative organisms, including Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Helicobacter pylori, and Chlamydia trachomatis, as well as Candida albicans yeast and enveloped viruses.
Since 1998, some clinical studies have confirmed these laboratory data, specifically data on monolaurin, the monoglyceride of lauric acid from VCO. A 2% gel preparation of Lauricidin (Skin Sciences Laboratory, Inc, Pasig City, Philippines), which contains 90% pure monolaurin, significantly degermed SA cultured from health workers’ hands after hospital duty.
Another study cultured the skin lesions of 100 pediatric patients. The top isolates were SA, coagulase-negative SA, Streptococcus spp, Enterobacter spp, and Escherichia vulneris. The sensitivity of these organisms to penicillin, oxacillin, erythromycin, fusidic acid, mupirocin, and vancomycin varied significantly, demonstrating low to high susceptibility, across the different isolates (Fisher exact test = 0.000; p < .05).
In marked contrast, sensitivity to monolaurin (LAURIC ACID in coconut oil) did not significantly differ across the different bacterial isolates (Fisher exact test = 0.110; p > .05), reflecting high antibacterial activity.
There also was a statistically significant and marked difference in resistance rates. SA, coagulase-negative SA, and Streptococcus spp did not exhibit any resistance to monolaurin as opposed to the varying resistance observed with the other antibiotics in this study.”
We can easily see that “MONOLAURIN” or LAURIC ACID, the most common fatty acid in coconut oil is “highly antibacterial” and kills “H. Pylori.”
MY PATIENTS PERFORM THEIR OWN EXPERIMENT
My patients, independent of my medical advise, decided to try their own experiments.
I, as a licensed physician, cannot advise them to experiment, with unknown and untested modalities of treatment. I offered them the information I had obtained from my research, conducted tests to determine if they were infected with H. Pylori, and offered them the standard medical treatment.
They refused my standard treatment and told me that they wanted to try virgin coconut oil, one teaspoon three times daily.
This method has proven to be above reproach and has yielded excellent results.
MY PATIENTS’ EXPERIMENT
Millions of people in Asia ingest much larger quantities of coconut oil with no ill effects.
Question: Would coconut oil, which is bactericidal, kill the Helico Pyloric Bacteria in their gut?
In approximately one month, we had the answer. It was a resounding YES!
Upon repeat testing, none of my patients had evidence of H. Pylori. Also, their symptoms of acid regurgitation, stomach pain and burping disappeared.
I, am now, of the firm conviction, that in some people, the ingestion of Virgin Coconut Oil, three times daily, can eradicate H. Pylori infections.
Wheat Can Act As An Endocrine Disruptor: Study
A provocative new study published in the journal Hormone Research in Paediatrics confirms for the first time in a human trial that one of the adverse effects of wheat consumption includes a disruption of the levels of a hormone produced by the pituitary gland known as prolactin.
That wheat can act like an ‘endocrine disruptor,’ is not well known, but is not surprising considering that there are over 200 health conditions that have already been linked to the adverse effects of wheat to human physiology, as documented in the peer-reviewed published literature itself.[i]
In the new study titled, “Prolactin May Be Increased in Newly Diagnosed Celiac Children and Adolescents and Decreases after 6 Months of Gluten-Free Diet,” the researchers aimed to assess the prolactin (PRL) levels in newly diagnosed pediatric celiac disease patients, and if found to be elevated beyond normal ranges (a condition known as hyperprolactinemia), observe what would happen if they were put on a 6-month long gluten free diet. The results of the trial, which included 67 patients and 39 healthy controls, were reported as follows:
Results: PRL was statistically higher in the CD patients (13.5 ± 9.2 ng/ml) than in the controls (8.5 ± 5.0 ng/ml). In the CD group, PRL was inversely correlated with the age at diagnosis (r = -0.326; p = 0.007). In patients with hyperprolactinemia at diagnosis, PRL decreased after 6 months of GFD. Conclusion: This paper confirms that PRL may be increased at diagnosis of CD and shows, for the first time, that it decreases after a short course of GFD. Changes in the levels of inflammatory cytokines in CD may account for changes in PRL levels. Younger patients seem more prone to develop hyperprolactinemia than older ones.
Prolactin is produced by the anterior pituitary gland. It is most well known for its role in the breast gland by stimulating physiological processes necessary for lactation, and it is involved in sexual gratification after sexual acts by counteracting dopamine, the neurochemical involved in sexual arousal. Elevated prolactin levels may also decrease testosterone in men and estrogen in women.[ii]
In reality, prolactin’s role is so vast that its complexity is incalculable, having been found to have approximately 300 separate actions in vertebrates.[iii] Any disruption therefore of its normal function or concentrations would have a wide range of downstream effects.
The researchers focused on elevated prolactin levels as a marker of autoimmune disease. They describe a number of conditions linked to hyperprolactinemia:
Hyperprolactinemia is described in a lot of autoimmune diseases, both systemic (rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis and Sjögren’s syndrome) [23–25] and organ-specific (Addison’s disease, CD, type 1 diabetes mellitus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Graves’ disease, lymphocytic hypophysitis and multiple sclerosis) [26–31]
While this hypothesis may turn out to be accurate, previous animal research indicates that opiate-like components within wheat known as gluten exorphins may also be involved. A 2004 study in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience found an elevation of serum prolactin levels after administration of the alimentary opioid peptide gluten exorphin B4 in male rats.[iv] An earlier 2003 study published in the journal Pharmacological Research found that gluten exporphin B4’s prolactin enhancing properties were mediated through classical opioid receptors,[v] revealing another mechanism beyond provoking inflammation through which wheat may disrupt prolactin levels.
The researchers concluded with the following remarks:
“In conclusion, we show that PRL may be increased in CD children and adolescents at diagnosis. In newly diagnosed CD patients, the mean PRL level is higher (especially in younger patients) than in healthy subjects, but in only 6 months of GFD it is possible to reduce this level. We hypothesize that PRL levels in CD are affected by inflammatory cytokines, whose production is associated with gliadin ingestion and increases when the autoinflammatory mechanisms are active.”
This latest study just adds to the increasing skepticism people have as far as wheat’s role in human health are concerned. No matter what the exact mechanism of action, it is clear that wheat (especially modern, highly hybridized and gluten rich wheat) can no longer be considered the wholesome, glorified health food that it once was for decades, and even centuries – at least not for everyone.
To learn more about the dark side of wheat, read my essay on the topic: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/page/dark-side-wheat-new-perspectives-celiac-disease-wheat-intolerance-sayer-ji
The Many Benefits Of Coconut Oil
We’ve known for some time that coconut oil is the best for frying since it withstands higher temperatures without scorching. We’ve also known that coconut oil is healthy for your heart, and nutritious. We knew that it is the all-around best oil for everyday use, along with butter.
What is now being brought to our attention is that coconut oil is also beneficial in nourishing the brain and nerves while at the same time battling against obesity. It actually is gaining reputation in preventing and reversing dementia and alzhiemers.
There are different brands of coconut oil, all of which appear to be getting less expensive as it becomes more commonly used in greater amounts. Some brands retain a bit of coconut flavor, while others have no flavor at all. We prefer the non-flavor variety for cooking, but enjoy the coconut flavor in the ones we take as supplement. Also available is a related inexpensive supplement called MCT OIL, made from coconut oil, that appears to address the issues, especially obesity, more aggressively.
Leading Geneticist: Human Intelligence is Slowly Declining
Would you be surprised to hear that the human race is slowly becoming dumber, and dumber? Despite our advancements over the last tens or even hundreds of years, some ‘experts’ believe that humans are losing cognitive capabilities and becoming more emotionally unstable. One Stanford University researcher and geneticist, Dr. Gerald Crabtree, believes that our intellectual decline as a race has much to do with adverse genetic mutations. But there is more to it than that.
According to Crabtree, our cognitive and emotional capabilities are fueled and determined by the combined effort of thousands of genes. If a mutation occurred in any of of these genes, which is quite likely, then intelligence or emotional stability can be negatively impacted.
“I would wager that if an average citizen from Athens of 1000 BC were to appear suddenly among us, he or she would be among the brightest and most intellectually alive of our colleagues and companions, with a good memory, a broad range of ideas, and a clear-sighted view of important issues. Furthermore, I would guess that he or she would be among the most emotionally stable of our friends and colleagues.”
Further, the geneticist explains that people with specific adverse genetic mutations are more likely than ever to survive and live amongst the ‘strong.’ Darwin’s theory of ‘survival of the fittest’ is less applicable in today’s society, therefore those with better genes will not necessarily dominate in society as they would have in the past.
Survey: Vaccinated children five times more prone to disease than unvaccinated children
Friday, January 11, 2013 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer
(NaturalNews) An ongoing study out of Germany comparing disease rates among vaccinated and unvaccinated children points to a pretty clear disparity between the two groups as far as illness rates are concerned. As reported by the group Health Freedom Alliance, children who have been vaccinated according to official government schedules are up to five times more likely to contract a preventable disease than children who developed their own immune systems naturally without vaccines.
Released as its own preliminary study back in September 2011, the survey includes data on 8,000 unvaccinated children whose overall disease rates were compared to disease rates among the general population, the vast majority of which has been vaccinated. And in every single disease category, unvaccinated children fared far better than vaccinated children in terms of both disease prevalence and severity. In other words, the evidence suggests that vaccines are neither effective nor safe.
“No study of health outcomes of vaccinated people versus unvaccinated has ever been conducted in the U.S. by CDC or any other agency in the 50 years or more of an accelerating schedule of vaccinations (now over 50 doses of 14 vaccines given before kindergarten, 26 doses in the first year),” wrote Louis Rain back in 2011 for Health Freedom Alliance about the survey.
As disclosed at VaccineInjury.info, vaccinated children are nearly twice as likely as unvaccinated children to develop neurodermatitis, for instance, a skin disorder marked by chronic itching and scratching. Similarly, vaccinated children are about two-and-a-half times as likely, based on current data, to develop a pattern of migraine headaches compared to unvaccinated children.
The numbers are even more divergent for asthma and chronic bronchitis, where vaccinated children are about eight times more likely than unvaccinated children to develop such respiratory problems. Vaccinated children are also far more likely to develop hyperactivity, hayfever, and thyroid disease, with their likelihood three times, four times, and a shocking 17 times higher, respectively, compared to unvaccinated children.
You can view the complete data, as it currently exists, here:
Autism extremely rare among unvaccinated children
Where the gloves really come off on the issue, however, is with autism, the long-held point of contention in the vaccine safety debate. According to the data, only four of the 8,000 unvaccinated children that were included in the 2011 release of the study responded as having severe autism, which is a mere half of one percent of the overall population. Meanwhile the autism rate among the general population, as tabulated in the German KiGGS study used for comparison, is about 1.1 percent.
This means that vaccinated children are about 2.5 times more likely to develop severe autism compared to unvaccinated children, a shocking find when considering the medical establishment vehemently denies any link whatsoever between vaccines and autism. And as it turns out, the four unvaccinated children who reported severe autism all tested high for heavy metals, including mercury, which further indicts vaccines and their disease-causing adjuvants.
Though this correlation does not necessarily conclude causation, the overall disparity of disease rates between vaccinated and unvaccinated children at the very least points to a very strong connection that cannot be denied or dismissed. Even after accounting for bias, as the survey’s authors have tried to do over the years, the data continues to show much higher disease rates among vaccinated children compared to unvaccinated children.
In a similar but unrelated study conducted back in the 1990s, researchers found that the death rate among vaccinated children for infection with diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) is also twice as high, on average, compared to unvaccinated children.
HEALTHY OILS -VS- BAD OILS
Polyunsaturated vegetable oils and Margarine are bad, and butter and eggs good!
For fifty years, big business, government agencies and medical organizations have campaigned deceptively against animal fats, meat, eggs, butter and other nutritious, traditional foods, leading to huge profits from the sale of toxic margarine, shortenings and liquid vegetable oils, and the foods that contain them. Scientific data contradicting current anti-animal fat public health policy was suppressed and censored for many years. Dr. Enig and Sally Fallon now tell you the truth about how that happened.
The Oiling of America will open your eyes to fraud and deception behind the lipid hypothesis of heart disease. Topics include:
- Why heart disease has increased in proportion to the use of vegetable oils.
- How scientists cheat in scientific studies
- Why cholesterol is not the cause of heart disease
- The dangers of cholesterol-lowering diets and drugs
- Why trans fatty acids and liquid vegetable oils are so dangerous to human health
CREATING A NATION OF ZOMBIES
Honest American academics all realize and admit that Americans in general are getting dumber. There are several reasons this is happening … the main reason is that Americans are losing their connection to Christ. Life without Christ brings men to the common denominator of stupidity and corruption.
This video explains one of the several facets of the problem. Brain function is being lost in Americans due to chemical poisoning. And, sadly, the dumber Americans get, the less able they are to address the problem. The often result is that even when they become aware of the problem they end up chasing after a false remedy and following nutty health gurus who are only interested in selling a product for profit.
American kids can’t learn now. In recent years American education status has gone from number one in the world to somewhere between 10 to 37 depending upon which source you read … and we are still falling. Many “Third-World nations” are ahead of America in education.
If you have the impression that people around you just don’t get it … you are probably right!
The Lyme Disease Health Crisis
What have you heard about tick-borne Lyme for the last 30 years? That it’s rare, scary, acute, treatable? The government warns about its spread and implores people to go to a doctor upon seeing the telltale bulls-eye rash.
So, what happens when they actually do?
Many have researched the controversial beginnings of Lyme disease, but this article focuses on what happens to victims when they contract it, and the ongoing cover-up in the mainstream medical community and the CDC itself.
Under Our Skin is a documentary that lends a voice to the many who in fact suffer from chronic Lyme and are victims of a greater abomination.
Why do conventional doctors tell them it’s in their head? Why won’t they quickly test for it? Treat it? Acknowledge it? Why do medical boards shut down doctors who can treat and cure Lyme?
Lyme’s Disease is Not Rare – It is Bigger Than AIDS
In the late ’70s, a Lyme, Connecticut mom reported a mysterious new disease sweeping the town, leaving its people with debilitating, chronic symptoms. In 1981, Dr. Willy Burgdorfer discovered the Lyme bacteria, called Borrelia burgdorferi.
The bacteria spirochetes closely resemble syphilis in their make up. While a carrier tick is feeding, its backwash enters the host and transmits Lyme. The corkscrew spirochetes wreak havoc, drilling into any healthy cells and tissue. They create painful, crippling neurological and immunological damage.
In the beginning, doctors only knew that it resembled syphilis, but remained unaware of its wide spread, how to proceed, and the political-medical clash that awaited them.
In recent years, the CDC has reported over 35,000 new Lyme cases annually, but admits that since symptoms are so overlooked the actual number may be 12 times higher, up to 420,000 cases each year.
Think of how much more likely it is to contract Lyme than the media-touted fear of West Nile virus, which is only reported at around 1,300 cases annually. If the actual number of Lyme cases is even just a modest amount above the CDC’s 35,000, then Lyme is far more prevalent than AIDS, reported at 39,000 cases annually.
Since 1982, the number of cases continues to climb and spike prompting media reports and health officials to label it an epidemic as early as 1989. Reported cases have tripled since 1992. Every summer we hear the same cautionary reports. Yet, doctors constantly tell their patients: “You don’t have Lyme,”or “Lyme only happens in such-and-such state, not here.”
Lyme is a national health crisis in every state and has traveled the globe!
Since this infectious disease is viewed with eyes that won’t see and hands that won’t treat, the minuscule 35,000 reported cases are unquestionably a mere fraction of people sick with Lyme.
Patients often look normal and are told they have M.S., Lou Gehrig’s, psychological disorders, Parkinson’s, ADHD but not Lyme. Therefore, many walk around with Lyme and have no clue why they are so ill, why treatments don’t work and are left to wonder. Many are left to die.
Without Early Eradication Lyme is Chronic, Expensive, Does Not Leave Easily
Lyme patients often state that they’ve seen an average of 30 doctors, spent over $100,000 in medical care and waited up to 15 years for a Lyme diagnosis. Why??
Lyme disease antibodies can be detected early with a blood test. If caught early it can be treated with an inexpensive bottle of antibiotics. But that is rarely the case. Patients are told it’s not Lyme, it won’t be tested for, it’s something else and so the struggle begins.
When the patient remains ill, why, it couldn’t possibly be chronic Lyme because doctors view it as acute and are not allowed to believe chronic Lyme exists. If “acute” Lyme isn’t cured with two weeks of antibiotics, which it won’t be if the bacteria has taken hold due to waiting, then the patient is told it must be something else and years of sickness, pain, and ineffective treatments ensue.
Talk to someone who’s been through this battle. They will most likely tell you they were dismissed and referred to psychiatrists and multiple specialists.
Lyme can attack any area of the body and manifest endless symptoms. Lyme patients have seen specialists for chronic pain, arthritis, Chrohn’s, iritis, organ failure, brain and neurological problems, dyslexia, insomnia . . . you name it. All for one disease that could have been treated early. But doctors will not believe them, and after seeing so many specialists they are often labeled crazy, hypochondriacs, attention loving, and depressed.
The spirochetes can cleverly avoid the antibiotics and hide from the immune system. It’s frightening to think that specialists often prescribe immune suppressive drugs – the most counterproductive plan for Lyme patients.
The CDC now hints at chronic Lyme with sarcastic quotation marks and insists that it be called Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS). They openly admit that the first round of conventional treatment might not bring a cure, and that the patient is in for a long ride of pain and sometimes years of antibiotics — the only recognized conventional treatment.
They lie and state that there is no credible scientific evidence that PTLDS is caused by persistent infection, that it must be residual damage, that the Lyme is gone. They also make a big point in telling people to avoid their own research on the Internet; not to believe the inaccurate information out there, just keep seeing the doctor who left them untreated for so long.
The CDC says before PTLDS treatment takes place, confirm the diagnosis – fat chance that will happen.
So how did that fiasco begin?
The Establishment Cover-up of Chronic Lyme Disease
Commercial viability is driving the research agenda in too many cases.
In 1980, the government started allowing patents on living organisms such as pathogens. Perfect timing for scientists to make a mad dash for parts of newly-discovered Lyme and keep the information locked away to protect future profits.
These so-called experts continue to research Lyme disease with federal funds, then start private firms and obtain patents. They write guidelines for insurance companies and HMOs so that the disease doesn’t exist (yet) or require coverage. Not only do Lyme victims spend hundreds of thousands for medical treatment, but they can’t be covered by insurance for Lyme!
The Biggest Blow In The Lyme Cover-up
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), made up of a board of doctors, created within themselves an authority to write the rule book on all things Lyme. It is the absolute bane of both the Lyme community and conscientious doctors everywhere.
They are the ones who decided that there is no such affliction as chronic Lyme, that it’s easy to treat and cure, and will be cured within two weeks of oral antibiotics or else the patient has another infirmity. Doctors must follow their diagnosis and treatment guidelines or face punishment from state medical boards. Patients’ proof of cure never sways the boards – doctors broke the rules.
Out of the 400 references listed in the back of the guidelines, over half of them are directed at articles that they and their teams wrote. They have closed the door on any outside alternative medical research.
In turn, these are the very guidelines insurance companies consult to deny medical treatment coverage. The majority of complaints that lead to doctors’ suspensions come from insurance companies, not from patients or other physicians. The insurance companies wish to rid doctors who cost them the most.
The unholy trinity of insurance companies, Lyme guidelines written by establishment insiders, and Big Pharma corporate control, restricts consumer choice in medical care and extorts these patients.
While the IDSA acknowledges post-Lyme syndrome, they audaciously attribute it to the “aches and pains of daily living,”and that poor treatment results are due to prior traumatic stress. Are they really that dumb?
No, but they are cold blooded and know exactly the nature of the disease and the destructive human toll that it often takes.
Busted On The Money Trail!
Connecticut Attorney General, Richard Blumenthal, investigated the ISDA panel members for possible violation of antitrust laws and conflicts of interest.
Of the 14 panel authors of the first edition guidelines, 6 of them or their universities held patents on Lyme or its co-infections, 4 received funding from Lyme or co-infection test kit manufacturers, 4 were paid by insurance companies to write Lyme policy guidelines or consult in Lyme legal cases, and 9 received money from Lyme disease vaccine manufacturers. Some of the authors were involved in more than one conflict of interest.
So why are guideline authorities taking money from companies who have a direct interest in specific outcomes? When will doctors speak up?
So How Does This Cover-up Saga Continue?
Corporate media keeps trumpeting the lies. CBS News recently published a story called “Lyme Disease Lies – And Truths.”Each segment features a FACT OR FICTION tidbit, which is really a confusing mash up rife with deception. They pull their information from the IDSA and Dr. John Halperin who wrote a book better used for toilet paper called Lyme Disease: An Evidence-based Approach.
The article calls the following people liars: those who claim to have “chronic” Lyme disease; those who believe they still have Lyme, because they test positive for antibodies after treatment; those who believe their brain fog results from Lyme; the Lyme “advocacy groups”that claim anyone actually died from it; anyone who claims this syphilis-like disease is spread sexually; and those who believe lengthier care is needed.
Dr. Halperin states that Lyme is benign, easy to treat, no one has died from it, patients are rarely hospitalized, and brain infection from Lyme is rare.
Doctors like Leo Galland are stepping out with more truth. His article on Huffington Post discloses more about chronic Lyme infection. At the bottom of his article, you will see that the majority of the 500 comments are Lyme victims sharing their nightmare stories.
Organizations that pretended to protect public health with no commercial interests (CDC, NIH, Universities) have partnered with Big Pharma and are not in the business of seeing anyone healed.
Maybe generations from now when there is enough of an outcry — when many have lived ill and died — some drug company will try to be the hero of the day and come up with a poisonous drug to treat Lyme.
Even that scenario is highly unlikely, as chronic Lyme is not allowed even to exist. But when it does, there will probably be a vaccine waiting for you.
So, in the meantime, Lyme victims serve as a tragic host for the parasitical medical establishment, lining corporate coffers until the patient finally bleeds out.
The real ticks (the poli-ticks) are the crux of the message.
Please watch Under Our Skin (on Netflix, or from Amazon.com), for more mind-blowing information. The full movie is available on NetFlix. Find out about the doctor who discovered an actual link between the Lyme spirochetes and disorders like dementia, Alzeimer’s, M.S. and more. One alternative health practitioner has not seen a single M.S., ALS or Parkinson’s patient in the last five years who did not test positive for Borrelia burgdorferi.
You will also see proof that Lyme-inflicted mothers experience multiple miscarriages and their babies are riddled with the disease. Babies who survive often develop late-stage neurological damage during childhood and adolescence. All are events that the IDSA swear have never happened. They insist that Lyme cannot be spread to the unborn child.
You will witness the families grieving over their dead loved ones. Lyme Disease is listed on their death certificates.
You will hear from doctors who were bullied, investigated, and ousted for attempting to actually treat Lyme, usually with intravenous and lengthier antibiotics. After all, isn’t that how other infectious diseases are conventionally treated – Tuberculosis, HIV, Hepatitis??
Conscientious doctors have to treat Lyme secretly if they want to help their patients without losing their license. They have to tell their patients, “Don’t mention Lyme.”How’s that for a cover-up?
Chances are, you know someone who is manifesting the aforementioned symptoms and is battling the never ending circle of finding proper diagnosis and treatment. They may or may not remember a tick bite. Since the truth about Lyme is so stifled it is more than likely spread through blood transfusions (as with Babesiosis) and shared between couples (as shown in Under Our Skin).
They most likely have been diagnosed with one of the mysterious “incurables”like MS, ALS, or even early Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. The latter two are increasingly diagnosed in younger patients.
Or perhaps they were dismissed as crazy and bear the misery of not knowing that they actually suffer from Lyme. Regardless, they suffer and believe they must wait until research catches up to them before they die.
It is the writer’s hope that this last installment of our Lyme series connects people to real help in getting their lives back from this menacing, covered-up disease. The first part delves into complications of detection and the last part into things to be careful for and some real options for relief.
The corrupted Infectious Diseases Society of America wrote guidelines on tick-borne diseases that included Lyme, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis. But the rise of Babesiosis, Ehrlichia (moving through Wisconsin and Minnesota), and other newly discovered vector-borne disease are more threatening in the lack of early symptoms and undetected presence in blood supplies. So those suffering from the many tick-borne infections are going to have the same runaround as Lyme victims. Those with the malaria-like Babesiosis parasite and other vector-bornes can also have Lyme and vice versa — plus a variety of debilitating co-infections.
Actually, there are around 137 different strains of Lyme and its sister tick-borne diseases, but only two are the most investigated and treated. Since it’s so shrouded in silence and ignorance, most blood banks don’t even screen for it and untold many don’t know they are infected.
One Northern US naturopath said in a phone interview that he helps with 2-3 cases per month and the clients don’t realize it’s there. Many don’t recall a tick bite, never saw the bullseye-rash, and sought his help after being diagnosed and unsuccessfully treated for Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and the “incurable” neurological diseases that are alarmingly on the rise in young people. He had to help his wife with undetected Lyme, and Lyme is no longer a part of her life.
Prevention is ideal, but obviously not foolproof. It can be spread through not only ticks, but mosquitoes, blood transfusions, sexual contact, and even flies. A tick bite or rash need not be present to have Lyme. This is all crucial information denied and silenced by the IDSA mob. Then they tell the patient, after a couple weeks, that they are cured and any issues must be in their head. That is the situation we are currently facing.
The political-medical battle over Lyme and newly discovered vector-borne disease was left to the dogs from the beginning. Many have struggled and found their own way, with alternative doctors and unconventional methods. The CDC would like you to believe that such unfortunates stumble on “goat’s blood”and false promises of stem cell help, but we know better than that.
Unfortunately, Under Our Skin only covered Lyme-literate doctors who were using aggressive antibiotic treatment for progressive Lyme. Even some of those doctors had their licenses revoked or were compelled to close their practice. Constant use of antibiotics are harsh and leave people with more health problems, possible resistance, and Candida yeast overgrowth. Many patients are stuck in a cycle of taking antibiotics for years because if they stop, the spirochetes come back and they feel ill again.
Very important: most people with Lyme are already familiar with using caution during any type of detox. Killing off the immense amount of spirochetes requires the body to quickly dump them. Not being able to rid the die-off causes intoxification, also known as a Herxheimer Reaction (healing crisis). The Herx effect is the “feeling worse, before feeling better.”
Following through with a program can be tedious but do-able. The bacteria go in cycles from cyst to spirochete and need to be killed in adult form – so a long program ensures that all the bacteria eventually die. Killing off the bacteria is only one part, rebuilding the immune system and organ health are equally crucial.
Colloidal silver is a must-have for every home and difficult disease. The high-voltage AC-made silver is the best indicated for Lyme patients due to its smaller micro-particles and efficiency for eradicating the spirochetes. Ideally, the silver should be 500 parts per million.
Please consider only doing a protocol with supervision from your chosen health care practitioner. Again, because of the Herx effect you want a gentle and thorough program.
It may give them the relief of finding out what is actually wrong, validate them (they are not crazy, it is not in their heads), and point them on the path to getting their life back. You may be the turning point for someone’s healing – or your own!
The deliberate deceit, cover-up, and profiting from the physical and emotional suffering of Lyme victims is downright revolting. It is so shameful that it has taken so long for helpful resources to surface, but there is truly hope.
Please share this with Lyme patients and any who are suffering untreated for Fibromyalgia, Lupus, M.S., ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, dementia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. And for those who are told nothing is wrong, or that they should see a psych doctor.
It may give them the relief of finding out what is actually wrong, validate them (they are not crazy, it is not in their heads), and point them on the path to getting their life back. You may be the turning point for someone’s healing – or your own!
(ed. A reliable and reasonable cure for Lyme Disease remains to be found … or possibly it is being suppressed
In any case, Lyme Disease is a serious problem and if you think you have it please be diligent and careful to get effective treatment. Don’t opt for unproven or cheap theories that don’t work. Do your own research.
As information comes out I’ll keep you posted)
Aspartame, a chemical produced by Monsanto, is probably the worst of the several artificial sweeteners. It is known to cause neurological disease including brain disorders, muscle pain, nervousness, and a host of toxic reactions like parkinsons and autoimmune diseases.
Stay away from artificial sweeteners including Splenda (sucrolose). Sugar is a better sweetener than the chemical/artificial sweeteners. You just need to use common sense about how much sugar is acceptable in your diet. Natural sweeteners like stevia are the best. Maple syrup and honey are good. Low calorie sweeteners that are acceptable are erythritol, and xylitol made from sugar alcohols.
(Watch this excellent video!)
VACCINATIONS ARE BAD!
GIVING THEM TO BABIES IS WORSE THAN BAD.
Study: Combination tetanus, whooping cough vaccine linked to seizures in babiesSunday, February 26, 2012 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer, naturalnews.com
If you choose to have your baby vaccinated with the combination diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type 2 vaccine, a mega-jab collectively known as the DTap-IPV-Hib, your child may be at an increased risk of having a vaccine-induced seizure. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has identified a clear link between the vaccine and the onset of fever-related seizures, which the authors claim will not cause long-term damage.
Yuelian Sun from Aarhus University in Denmark and her colleagues evaluated data on roughly 380,000 babies born in Denmark between 2003 and 2008. Children in that country are recommended to get the vaccine at three different times — once when they are three months old, again when they are five months old, and a third time on their first birthday. Upon analysis, the researchers determined that about 7,800 of these children, or just over two percent, had been diagnosed with a fever-related seizure by the time they reach one-and-a-half years old.
The risk of having a fever-related seizure appears to increase after each subsequent jab with the vaccine, and particularly on the same day that it is administered. And yet the study authors and others insist the DTap-IPV-Hib vaccine is safe because such seizures allegedly do not cause brain damage or other permanent harm. Dr. Eugene Shapiro, a pediatrics and infectious diseases researcher at Yale University, actually purports that these findings are “reassuring,” and that parents should not be concerned.
Even more absurd was study author Sun’s response to the findings, in which she suggested that perhaps injected babies who had a seizure in response to the vaccine were just genetically prone to seizures, and that the vaccine had nothing to do with it. This and other nonsensical responses to studies that identify health risks associated with vaccines are typical. It is always anything but the vaccine that is responsible for causing harm — “Have you ever drunk raw milk at any time in your life? That must have been the cause of the seizure!”
DTap-IPV-Hib vaccine loaded with bacterial components, antibiotics, and toxic chemicals and additives
According to the Vaccine Awareness Network, the DTap-IPV-Hib vaccine contains diphtheria and tetanus toxoids, five components of the bordetella pertussis bacteria, filamentous haemagglutinin (the component of the bacteria which causes infection), pertactin (a highly immunogenic virulence factor), three types of inactivated polio virus, types 1, 2 and 3, a component of Haemophilus influenzae type B that has been attached to tetanus toxoid to make babies produce more antibodies, and three different types of antibiotics — neomycin, streptomycin, and polymyxin B.
Besides this barrage of pathogens and pathogenic components, the vaccine also contains deadly preservatives and additives like formaldehyde (rat poison), 2-phenoxyethanol (a detergent that is the main ingredient in anti-freeze), aluminum, and polysorbate 80 (an emulsifier implicated in causing male infertility).
There are also more than 3,500 reports in the Department of Health and Human Services‘ (HHS) Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System(VAERS) about serious adverse events associated with the DTap-IPV-Hib vaccine. These include, but are not limited to, Moraxella catarrhalis, streptococcus pneumonia, asthma, anaphylactic reactions, pancreatitis, gastrointestinal dysfunction, peripheral neuropathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and meningitis.
Raw milk: Good enough for Queen Elizabeth, but prohibited for ordinary Canadians
Monday, January 23, 2012 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer
(NaturalNews) Correction: The original version of this article incorrectly named Princes Harry and William as the sons of Queen Elizabeth rather than her grandsons. It has been updated to reflect this change.
Finding access to raw milk is difficult in many parts of the US, but the situation is even worse in Canada where national law prohibits the sale of raw milk anywhere in the country. Few people realize, however, that Queen Elizabeth and her two grandsons drink this supposedly “dangerous” food item, as do nearly all Canadian farmers surveyed in a 2010 study published in Preventive Veterinary Medicine.
A writeup on raw milk published in The Globe and Mail back in 2010 explains that Queen Elizabeth personally drinks raw milk, and that when her grandsons Harry and William were students at Eton College, she went out of her way to smuggle it in for them as well. The Queen apparently recognizes some value in raw milk beyond what health authorities are willing to admit.
On the same token, nearly 90 percent of more than 2,100 Canadian farmers who sell their milk to the country’s government-run dairy cartel revealed that they siphon off raw milk from their own cows to feed to their families before it gets shipped off for homogenization and pasteurization. Like the queen, these farmers are apparently unswayed by the pseudoscientific nonsense about the so-called dangers of raw milk.
And yet ordinary Canadians continue to be deprived of their freedom of choice in choosing what type of milk to drink. Those with lactose intolerance, for instance, are forced to simply stop drinking milk, as only raw milk contains the lactase enzyme that properly breaks down and digests lactose in the system. The process of pasteurization destroys lactase and all other enzymes, which makes it difficult for many to digest.
Like the US, Canada has had its share of government raids and tyranny against those that even just try to set up herd shares, which allow individuals to purchase shares in a cow or goat, and access the milk. Back in 2010, for instance, the Supreme Court of British Columbia issued an injunction against dairy farmer Alice Jongerden for boarding other people’s cows, and forced her to basically stop milking the cows altogether, which is a form of animal abuse (http://www.homeontherangefarms.com/).
But the fact that both Queen Elizabeth and thousands of Canadian dairy farmers drink raw milk proves that milk can be produced and consumed safely in raw form. It also represents a blatant double standard, where only the “elite” are privileged enough to make their own food choices, while everyone else is subjected to erroneous and arbitrary restrictions on a wholesome food item that has been consumed safely for centuries, long before tyrannical governments came along and prohibited it.
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Artificial hamburger meat successfully grown in vat of bovine fetal cells; You want some fries with that?
Monday, February 20, 2012
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
(NaturalNews) I’m not sure which is the more offensive way to create meat. There’s the current “factory farm” method where masses of hormone-jacked, antibiotics-injected cows are kept confined in what can only be called bovine concentration camps while they’re fed genetically modified corn, then slaughtered without compassion and subjected to diabolical meat-harvesting machinery that turns a cow carcass into corporate profits. On the other hand, there’s the new method being touted across the media: Test tube hamburgers made from thin strips of meat grown in a nutrient vat laced with bovine fetus stem cells. Yumm!
The test tube meat strips actually pulsate and twitch during their laboratory growth phase, by the way, and they’re ultimately ground up with strips of test tube fat grown in a similar way to produce a fatty hamburger-like substance. This has been accomplished by Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands, who announced his team’s results at the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) yesterday.
Test tube meat is here to save the world!
“In October we are going to provide a proof of concept showing out of stem cells we can make a product that looks, feels and hopefully tastes like meat,” says Mark Post at the announcement (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/9091628/Test-tube-ham…). Of course, what does processed meat actually taste like anyway? MSG, sodium nitrite and processed salt, for the most part. So making lab-grown meat taste like today’s factory-processed meat only requires the injection of a few additives into the growth culture. Imagine growing meat patties with MSG inside every cell!
Creating one hamburger will require 3,000 strips of meat, each just half a millimeter thick and grown in laboratory vats. Unlike a cow, which requires roughly two years to grow to the point of slaughter, a test tube burger can be produced in just six weeks.
The “benefits” of test tube hamburger production are being touted as substantial, including:
• More efficient conversion of plants to meat.
• Less environmental damage.
• More humane than killing animals.
• Is the only feasible way to feed more meat to the world.
Of course, they also said that GMOs would “feed the world.” Bill Gates calls genetically modified foods “high-tech agriculture” now, with the strong implication that technology is always superior to Mother Nature (http://tv.naturalnews.com/v.asp?v=1EE22C52BA26FA296CFC8A0361571555). But I’m not so sure about that. In fact, this whole thing sounds more than a little creepy to me.
Test tube meat to feed the masses? Gee, what could possibly go wrong?
I’m skeptical any time technology claims to out-perform nature. Look what they’ve done with GMOs, chemical pesticides, vaccines, or nuclear power. In almost every case where “scientific progress” is touted as the solution for humankind, it ends up creating a nightmare that’s far worse than the problem it was trying to solve.
For the record, I choose not to eat cow meat. I’m not a vegetarian, but I’ve been around lots of cows on farms, and I see cows as conscious, aware mammals who have memories, emotions, families and social structure. They are every bit as intelligent as horses, and most people would cringe at the idea of eating a horse burger.
However, in a survival situation, I would have no hesitation eating grass-fed beef if it were from a healthy farm source. In fact, my personal supply of preparedness foods consists of several bags of USDA organic grass-fed beef jerky made without MSG or sodium nitrite.
But when it comes to growing hamburgers out of stem cells in a petri dish, the whole thing just smacks a little too much of soylent green. How are we to know what they really put in the nutrient solution? Maybe it contains growth hormones to speed production. Maybe it’s loaded with synthetic chemical vitamins instead of natural vitamins. Maybe it’s contaminated with Prozac or fluoride to make us all feel happy and oblivious while we eat synthetic meat. How are we to know what they do with it?
Artificial meat monstrosity
And then, of course, it’s only a matter of time before they start to genetically modify the test tube meat, perhaps using selected genes from the human genetic code to make the end product is more compatible with human biology while avoiding any risk of allergies. So then what do we have? Hybrid bovine / human meat.
…and a world full of cannibals who are eating something that’s partially human flesh.
See, modern science has already proven itself to be a pathetic collection of truly insane megalomaniacs who will gladly splice the genes of animals and insects into crops so that they can create vaccine crops, or vaccine-carrying mosquitoes, or goats that produce spider silk, or some other kind of monstrosity that serves the power-tripping globalists.
And the marvel of modern-day fast food has already proven that people will eat anything marketed to them as food. Case in point? Chicken McNuggets. That’s a hodge podge of industrial chemicals and so-called mechanically-separated chicken, which itself is a meat processing freak show. (http://www.naturalnews.com/032820_Chicken_McNuggets_ingredients.html)
So I guess if you set up a test tube meat lab, splice together a bunch of genes from various species (humans, cows, dogs, insects, ogres, possums and Janet Napolitano) and then grow a vat of some sort of convulsing fibrous tissue that can be made into a 99-cent hamburger, then the great masses will eat it! Who cares what the tissues are floating in, right? As long as it’s offered with a combo meal that includes French fries and an aspartame-laced Diet Coke, people will chug it straight down while watching NBA games and declaring, “We’re winning!”
No doubt test tube hamburger makers will tout their meat as being “Cruelty Free” by saying “No animals were killed in the harvesting of this meat.” Maybe not, but how many humans will be killed in the consumption of it?
A mysterious financial supporter backs the entire thing
By the way, this whole freak show of artificial meat production is being financed by an “…anonymous and extremely wealthy benefactor who Prof Post claims is a household name with a reputation for ‘turning everything into gold’.”
I wouldn’t be surprised at all to learn that Bill Gates was behind it — or someone similarly motivated by a global depopulation agenda.
Bottom line: Artificial meat may be an extraordinary idea, but given the total lack of ethics found in the scientific community today, I wouldn’t trust these people any farther than I could hurl a cow chip.
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