The European Commission is secretly considering the full deregulation of certain types of genetically modified (GM) crops – yet it has not admitted as much publicly. Under such policy scenarios, deregulation could mean scrapping safety checks, traceability, and labelling for GMOs that are claimed to be able to arise naturally – and removing GMO labelling for GM products declared “sustainable”. Read more.
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Our National forests are currently being undermined. View here.
ANH is taking action to add a warning to commonly used drugs that can lead to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Action Alert! Last week, ANH-USA submitted a Citizen’s Petition to the FDA requesting a black box warning on proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications warning of an increased risk for developing dementia. Last year, we submitted a separate petition asking for warning on these acid blocker medications for an increased risk of pneumonia, giving an indication of how dangerous these medications are. Read more.
While there is still work to be done to stop Sen. Durbin’s supplement attack, there have been several positive developments over the last week. We need to keep up the pressure! Action Alert! For many months now, we’ve been telling you about the biggest threat to your supplement access in the last decade: a policy known as “mandatory product listing” (MPL) for dietary supplements. Read more.
Last week, University of Illinois researchers published a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the journal Science Advances on menstrual cycle bleeding changes after COVID shots. The study featured a web-based survey of almost 40,000 individuals and found 42 percent of those who were menstruating reported unexpected heavy bleeding after receiving a COVID shot, while 66 percent of postmenopausal individuals reported breakthrough bleeding.1 Read more.
It’s no new news that candies aren’t exactly at the top of the food pyramid. Their saturated fats and insulin tingling sugar levels are cause enough to make them a sometimes food. What you might not know is how gummy Candies, in particular, are made and the shocking process that might be enough to numb your sweet tooth. Watch here.
Moms Across America is thrilled that the staff at the CDC have decided to follow through with important glyphosate testing. We commend their courage to address the reality of the contamination of glyphosate, despite any corporate pressure they may be experiencing. There are massive ramifications to finding (once again) that the majority of the US population has glyphosate present in their bodies. Read more.
Mandatory Product Listing is a Bad Idea. View this video.
“Forever chemicals” are added to many consumer products intentionally…but we’re learning that many more products are contaminated with PFAS unintentionally, making the threat to human health even more severe. Action Alert! For months now, we’ve been reporting on the dangers of PFAS chemicals, nicknamed “forever chemicals” for their persistence in the environment and the human body. We know that PFAS contaminates our drinking water and they are added to many consumer products to make them grease, stain, or water resistant; they are also added to cosmetics for consistency and texture. Read more.
Although Coke attempts to portray itself as a socially and environmentally conscious company, the reality is that it’s deeply connected to pollution and water shortages. Additionally, the acidity of Coke has led many to question the toxicity of the product, relating to long-term human health, as its pH rating is only one point higher than that of battery acid. Read more.