GMO Labelling, Quit Smoking and Why You Are Hungry

labelling foods with GMO ingredients, some quit smoking advice, why you are hungry and naturally white teeth.

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)

The Department of Consumers Affairs (DCA) administers more than 3.9 million licenses in more than 280 license types including certificates, registrations and permits, from architects to accountants, d

Using Pre-Ejaculation Sperm May Help Infertile Men

The study shows that on its path from the testicles to ejaculation, sperm DNA can suffer major damage. Researchers said it may be possible to use sperm taken directly from the testicles to fertilize e

Third of Uninsured Skimp on Meds to Save Money

Nearly 1 in 5 of those prescribed drugs asked their doctors for less expensive options. The rate was highest -- 40 percent -- among people without insurance, CNN reported.

EPA's Methylene Chloride Ban Excludes Workers

The EPA says it will issue a rule that bans the sale of methylene chloride to consumers, but allows for its continued use in commercial products.

Study: OK to Stop Aspirin 3 Months After Stent

Patients who get drug-eluting stents to open a blocked artery can stop taking aspirin after just three months, instead of the typical full year, and lower their risk of bleeding, a new study suggests

More Teens, Kids Seeking Mental Health Care in ERs

Between 2011 and 2015 alone, there was a 28 percent jump in psychiatric visits among Americans between the ages of 6 and 24.

Rx Fish Oil Cuts Heart Dangers in Statin Takers

The study suggests that the prescription fish oil pill, not to be confused with over-the-counter supplements, reduces the lifetime risk of dying from heart disease; having a non-fatal heart attack or

New Facial Bone Might Someday Be Grown From a Rib

The achievement is the latest by the U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine. Its aim is to take advantage of the body's natural healing powers to improve head/face reconstruction, the re

CDC: 40% with HIV Cause 80% of New Infections

A new government program hopes to address the urgent needs by getting more people tested for HIV and boosting treatment rates.

Weekly Tips - GMO Labelling, Quit Smoking and Why You Are Hungry

This week big news on the difficult subject of labelling foods with GMO ingredients, some quit smoking advice, why you are hungry and naturally white teeth.

Early Food Exposure May Cut Baby's Allergy Risk

Although experts had advised parents in the past to avoid highly allergenic foods early in their child’s life, more recent research has suggested that early exposure to these foods might be a better

Can Some Kids Outgrow Autism?

Doctors have known for decades that a small number of young children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder seem to outgrow it. The vast majority continue to face challenges and need support, sai

Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

{pixabay|100|campaign}If you can get past your initial reaction to them, insects aren’t only edible but also can be good for you. Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

{pixabay|100|campaign}Baked spaghetti? Yes, please. 3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes | Hydration: how much is too much?

{pixabay|100|campaign}After being told for years to drink up to prevent dehydration, athletes are now being warned about the dangers of drinking too much. | Hydration: how much is too muc

Get Your Heart Pumping With This HIIT Jump Rope Circuit From Kira Stokes

Jump your way to a stronger, fitter, and more toned you. Get Your Heart Pumping With This HIIT Jump Rope Circuit From Kira Stokes

Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. It is a type of conne

Just Label It News Roundup 12-21

For more than six years, Just Label It has advocated for consumers across the country in support of one basic principle: All Americans have the right to know if their food is genetically engineered, r

Just Label It New Roundup 12-14

In an attempt to help farmers across the country to stop using the world’s most used herbicide before 2020, the French government has released its glyphosate ‘phase-out’ online platform. Recent

Just Label It News Roundup 12-7

Bayer pursued Monsanto despite weedkiller suits and executive’s concern. The takeover bid lacked the support of the German company’s CEO at the time—and now Bayer shares are in a rut. The German

Just Label It News Roundup 11-30

This past month California faced some of their worst fires in history. Sadly, as fires clogged the air in Southern California, many farmworkers continued to work, despite public-school students and ot

Just Label It News Roundup 11-16

In a move designed to slow the rise of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” in humans, the European Parliament approved restrictions to stop the overuse of antibiotics by 2022. A new report from the A

Just Label It News Roundup 11-9

A report released this week by the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative reveals that the removal of climate change information from the EPA website is set to be a long-term policy of the Tru

The DARK Act Is Out!- How to Comment!

We have been working a very long time to get GMOs labeled…many of you since 2011.  We are now in the home stretch.  This is our last chance to have our voices heard. Does it matter? You bet it do

The Good Food Brigade Is HERE!!

We’ve been working primarily on GMO issues for 7 years now. We’ve fought many battles and won a few lost a few. We lost real labeling at the federal level with a DARK law that does not require a l

Trade Agreements Are Back: NAFTA IS NOT FOR US!!

NAFTA and all the trade agreements are egregious assaults on citizens' rights on all sorts of issues: privacy, net neutrality, labor, banking, local sovereignty, environment and so much more.  Our

USDA Wants Comments by July 17, 2017

The fake DARK GMO labeling bill is moving through the government agencies quickly. It’s on track and pretty much on schedule. Please take note of the first time in decades that government is 1- act

WE Can Help Ban Glyphosate — Real Foodies UNITE and Big Brother Be Gone!

Did you know that the rate of autism in this country has risen in virtually EXACT proportion to the application of glyphosate (Roundup) to industrially raised wheat, corn and soy? Glyphosate has be

USDA APHIS Meeting in Davis, June 13, 2017

USDA MEETING IN DAVIS, JUNE 13 The USDA “APHIS” division will be in Davis to receive comments from folks about new policy and regulations with GMOs.  Please come and make comment if you can.  T

Save Bolivia's 77 Corn Varieties!!

Discovery of Transgenic Corn proves that authorities do not enforce laws that prohibit genetically engineered (GE) Crops,” warns Bolivia GMO Free Coalition THE EVENTUAL DISAPPEARANCE OF BOLIVIA’

Big Ag Pivoting To GMOs 2.0- Synthetic Biology

Big Ag is heavily pivoting to GMOs 2.0/synthetic biology and gene editing, particularly given that these new techniques are even less regulated (and most not at all) than transgenics.  

The TPP Is In Front Of Congress Now!

For Immediate Release Contact: Arthur Stamoulis, (202) 494-8826 or Statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by Arthur Stamoulis, Executive Director, Citizens Trade

Where Does Councilman Cedillo Really Stand On The GMO Issue?

Grassroots food justice advocates for clear and concise labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and protection of native seeds from genetic contamination, are calling out Councilmember Gil C


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