Month: July 2009

Education, Implications, Toxicology

Who’s Really Guarding Your Water Supply? (

the most dangerous and expensive waste product in
the production of aluminum is fluoride.  Because it is corrosive and toxic,
it was extremely expensive to dispose of safely and was costing Alcoa
millions of dollars in lost profits every year. By finding a
“benefit” in this toxic byproduct, the industry was able to not only save money,
but actually make money from their toxic waste!

Education, Nutriceutical

The Organic Monopoly and the Myth of “Natural” Foods: How Industry Giants Are Undermining the Organic Movement

Routinely contained in nearly every bite or swallow of non-organic industrial
food are pesticides, antibiotics and other animal drug residues, pathogens,
feces, hormone disrupting chemicals, toxic sludge, slaughterhouse waste,
genetically modified organisms, chemical additives and preservatives,
irradiation-derived radiolytic chemical by-products, and a host of other
hazardous allergens and toxins. Eighty million cases of food poisoning every
year in the US, an impending swine/bird flu pandemic (directly attributable to
factory farms), and an epidemic of food-related cancers, heart attacks, and
obesity make for a compelling case for the Organic Alternative. …