What the FDA isn’t telling you about weedkiller in your food

3 May 2018 Organic Consumers Association



laptop computer with pop out work pages and a red rubber stamp BUSTED label over themFor two years, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has been testing your food for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller.

According to internal FDA emails, test results show that hundreds of commonly consumed foods contain glyphosate. Yet so far, none of that information has been made public.

Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by watchdog group U.S. Right to Know, the FDA’s secret is out. Yet according to an article by U.S. Right to Know’s Carey Gillam, the agency is downplaying the results—and making no apologies for hiding the information from the public.

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Black Agenda Report 3 May 2018: Blacks Should Have Denounced Cosby Long Ago, Thank the Clown President, How to Recall Lynchings

2 May 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Bill Cosby Should Have Been Denounced by Black America Long Ago 

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor Bill Cosby‘s crimes against women have finally caught up to him, but he was never made to pay a political price for his rants against the Black poor and women “with names like Shaniqua and Taliqua.’”

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MoD accidentally reveals British drones firing thermobaric missiles in Syria By Chris Cole

2 May 2018 — Drone Wars

The Ministry of Defence has revealed for the first time – seemingly accidentally – that British drones are firing thermobaric weapons in Syria.  The disclosure comes in an Freedom of Information (FoI) response to Drone Wars detailing the use of Reaper drones over the previous three months.

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UK drone strike kills civilian in Syria admits MoD By Chris ColeUK drone strike kills civilian in Syria admits MoD By Chris Cole

2 May 2018 — Drone Wars

For the first time, the Ministry of Defence has admitted a civilian death in its air campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.  The strike, from an RAF Reaper drone, occurred on 26 March according to a written statement by the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson.  The strike itself was reported by the MoD on its website on 4 April.  It stated: Continue reading