Tag: Claire Bernish

Big Pharma Exposed for Knowingly Causing Opioid Epidemic, Ushering in a Heroin Nightmare

By Claire Bernish Big Pharma created the legal opiate addiction epidemic and its outgrowth, rampant heroin abuse, because pharmaceutical corporations’ own addiction to profit arguably trumps any concern it may have had for patients. Though the accusation may seem harsh, the evidence has never been…

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Study: “World’s Best Healthcare” -FAIL- Medical Errors Now 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

By Claire Bernish Medical errors kill more people in the United States than anything else except heart disease and cancer, a stunning new study has found. Scientists from Johns Hopkins finally quantified the number of deaths from medical mistakes — such as incorrect diagnoses, medication…

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“Nestlé Is Trying To Break Us” Town Fights To Stop Bottled Water Megacorp From Stealing Their Water

By Claire Bernish A small town in Pennsylvania is the latest to be targeted by Nestlé Waters North America, which, in typical fashion, is seeking to extract millions of gallons of freshwater to bottle and sell for an obscene profit — whether or not local…

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The FDA Just Got Slapped with a Lawsuit for Approving Genetically-Engineered Salmon

By Claire Bernish Controversy over genetically-engineered salmon intensified Thursday, as a “broad coalition of environmental, consumer, and commercial and recreational fishing organizations” filed a lawsuit against the FDA over safety and environmental concerns surrounding its approval of the fish. Food & Water Watch, Center for…

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How Vermont May Have Inadvertently Delivered GMO Labeling to the Entire Country

By Claire Bernish United States — General Mills’ announcement Friday that it would voluntarily label products containing genetically-modified ingredients means Vermont, one of the smallest states in the Union, might have just managed a coup for consumers. Vermont’s new law, which requires such labeling, goes into…

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Congress Sneaks New Monsanto Protection Act into Sweeping Environmental Bill

By Claire Bernish Washington, D.C. — Monsanto has essentially been gifted a free pass with legislation intended to protect people and the environment. Monsanto will enjoy immunity from responsibility for one of the most noxious of all its toxic creations: PCBs. Slipped into already-contentious reform measures…

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Study: FDA Allows Glyphosate in Your Food Based on Monsanto’s Faulty Research

By Claire Bernish Despite the World Health Organization’s classification of glyphosate — the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup — as a probable carcinogen for humans last year, the product remains the top-selling herbicide worldwide. Though the agrichemical behemoth vociferously disputes the findings, researchers recently found Monsanto’s…

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Unstoppable Gas Leaks in Texas Even Worse than California’s, Media Silent

By Claire Bernish Texas — After the mammoth methane gas leak that spewed uncontrollably from a damaged well in California’s Aliso Canyon was finally capped last week, residents of nearby Porter Ranch began trepidatiously returning to their homes. Lingering doubts over whether Southern California Gas Company will…

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There’s Just One Problem with America’s Parmesan Cheese: Most of It Contains Wood

By Claire Bernish United States — “Your parmesan cheese products do not contain any parmesan,” stated one of several FDA warnings to Castle Cheese Inc., in 2012. Another alarmingly rebuked, “your product labels declare that the products are parmesan cheese or romano cheese, but they are in fact…

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Here’s the New Study the Fracking Industry Doesn’t Want You to See

By Claire Bernish Though fracking industry proponents scoff at any intimation their so-called vital industry poses even scant risks to the public, a new study published in Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology just proved those critics right — fracking wastewater causes cancer. Using human bronchial epithelial cells, which…

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What Happens When You Leave a Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal out for 6 Years

By Claire Bernish Anchorage, AK — An alarming photograph of a McDonald’s chicken McNuggets Happy Meal left to sit unrefrigerated and untouched for six years recently went viral on social media. “It’s been 6 years since I bought this ‘Happy Meal’ at McDonald’s,” Jennifer Lovdahl posted…

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Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015

By Claire Bernish United States — The World Health Organization announced it will convene an Emergency Committee under International Health Regulations on Monday, February 1, concerning the Zika virus ‘explosive’ spread throughout the Americas. The virus reportedly has the potential to reach pandemic proportions — possibly around…

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