New Research Shows Illegal Levels Of Arsenic Found In Baby Foods

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Researchers at the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s have found that little has changed since this law was passed and that 50 per cent of baby rice food products still contain an illegal level of inorganic arsenic. In January 2016, the EU imposed a maximum limit of inorganic arsenic on manufacturers in a […]

Genetically Modified Golden Rice Falls Short On Lifesaving Promises

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Heralded on the cover of Time magazine in 2000 as a genetically modified (GMO) crop with the potential to save millions of lives in the Third World, Golden Rice is still years away from field introduction and even then, may fall short of lofty health benefits still cited regularly by GMO advocates, suggests a new […]

They Will Harvest Food That Should Not Be Consumed

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Scores of experts and analysts have feared for months that it would happen, and now it has: Radiation from the heavily damaged nuclear power plants at Japan’s Fukushima complex has made it into the food chain. 1,946 known lethal radioactive isotopes are spewing from Fukushima Reactors throughout all of Japan all the time now. Bluefin […]

Fukushima radiation effecting world food supply safety

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Last March radioactive cesium spewed from the wrecked Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant over rural areas containing rice fields. It also was dispersed into the atmosphere and into the sea. The radiation contamination is working its way into the food supply and is being found in meats, milk, fungi and plants. In the fall, in the […]

Absolute Danger Of Genetically Modified Foods

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Chinese researchers have found small pieces of ribonucleic acid (RNA) in the blood and organs of humans who eat rice. The Nanjing University-based team showed that this genetic material will bind to proteins in human liver cells and influence the uptake of cholesterol from the blood. The type of RNA in question is called microRNA, […]