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Activist Post: 7 Secret Ways We Are Being Poisoned

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

7 Secret Ways We Are Being Poisoned


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The objectivism of the scientific method seems to have been hijacked by corporations who
often pay for scientists to support their products, as well as politicians who move through the
revolving door between the private and public sector. Even worse is that sometimes the
consumer protection agencies themselves are complicit.
The trust placed by consumers in scientific studies and
Federal oversight committees has been violated in service
to profit so that products are allowed to enter the
marketplace with reduced safety standards. The synthetic
chemicals we encounter on a daily basis in our food, water,
and environment are increasingly shown to be disastrous to
our physical and mental well-being. Volumes can be
written -- indeed have been written -- by experts in both
mainstream and alternative medicine who have documented
the sleight of hand used to hoodwink consumers and
threaten our health. The categories below are worth deeper
investigation as prime examples of what we might face as a
species if this chemical bombardment continues.
GMO foods -- Monsanto started as a chemical company that brought the world poisons like Agent
Orange and Roundup. Now they are more well known for their domination of Genetically Modified
agriculture, owning nearly 90% of staple GMO crops such as corn, soy, and cotton. In independent
studies GMO "frankenfood" has been linked to organ failure, and a recent Russian study has
concluded near-total sterility in GMO-soy-fed hamsters by the third generation. Despite these and
many other legitimate health concerns, it is unlikely that the Monsanto-controlled FDA will curb the
growth of GMO foods, while the USDA's biotechnology risk assessment research arm has a
paltry $3 million at its disposal. Of course the industry-funded studies show that the effects GMO
on human health are "negligible."
Food additives -- When most of us think of harmful food additives we think of Monosodium
Glutamate (MSG) which is still in many processed foods, but unfortunately MSG appears to be the
least of the poisons now found in our food. In 2008 Melamine was found in infant formula and some
food products from China; the FDA went on record to say it was OK, despite sickening tens of
thousands. Dangerous food additives appear in nearly all processed foods with even the most
common food dyes Red 40, Yellow 5 and Yellow 6 being linked to cancer. Most recently 92,000
pounds of frozen chicken was recalled because it contained "blue plastic pieces," while
McDonald's Chicken McNuggets have been found to have "silly putty" chemicals in them. In fact,
some researchers estimate that today's chicken is so full of chemicals that it only contains 51%
actual meat.

Fluoride -- Not all fluoride is bad; only the type promoted by dentistry and added to our water and
food supply. Calcium fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral, while its synthetic
counterpart, sodium fluoride (silicofluoride), is an industrial-grade hazardous waste material made
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during the production of fertilizer. Its past history includes patented use as rat poison and
insecticide. There are many blind- and double-blind studies that show sodium fluoride has a
cumulative effect on the human body leading to allergies, gastrointestinal disorders, bone
weakening, cancer, and neurological problems. In this case, the EPA's Union of scientists issued
a white paper condemning fluoridation of drinking water. However, as a hazardous waste, it is
extremely expensive to dispose of as such. And here might be a clue as to why this chemical,
more toxic than lead and almost on par with arsenic, has been disposed of for our consumption.
Mercury -- A dangerous heavy metal in its natural
quicksilver form, but more so as the
neurotoxin, methylmercury, released into the environment
by human activity. In both organic and inorganic form,
mercury wreaks havoc with the nervous system -especially the developing nervous system of a fetus. It
penetrates all living cells of the human body, and has been
documented most as increasing the risk for autism. This
calls into question mercury's use in dental fillings, vaccines,
and just about anything containing high fructose corn syrup
-- a near staple in the American diet . . . including baby
food. But the Corn Refiners Association naturally supports this chemical that is "dangerous at any
level."
Aspartame -- The king of artificial sweeteners was allowed to the market in 1981 when the U.S.
Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Arthur Hull Hayes, overruled FDA panel suggestions, as well as
consumer concerns. Aspartame is a neurotoxin that interacts with natural organisms, as well as
synthetic medications, producing a wide range of proven disorders and syndromes. So who
installed this commissioner that would rule against scientists and the public? Donald Rumsfeld,
CEO of G.D. Searle; the maker of Aspartame. Rumsfeld was on Reagan's transition team, and the
day after Reagan took office he appointed the new FDA Commissioner in order to "call in his
markers" with one of the most egregious cases of profit-over-safety ever recorded. Aspartame is
now nearly ubiquitous, moving beyond sugarless products and into general foods, beverages,
pharmaceuticals, and even products for children. It recently has been renamed to the more
pleasant sounding AminoSweet.
Personal care and cleaning products -- Everyday household items and cosmetic products are
applied directly to the skin, absorbed through the scalp, and inhaled. The Story of Cosmetics uses
an animated video to tell a haunting tale of industrial violations and complicit "public safety" groups .
. . and still only tells half of that story. The list of common products and their chemical
components is encyclopedic. The sum total of the overwhelming presence of these chemicals has
been linked to nearly every allergy, chronic affliction, and disease known to man. Most recently,
household cleaning products have been linked to breast cancer and ADHD in children.
Airborne pollutants -- In a NASA article titled "Airborne
Pollutants Know No Borders" they stated that, "Any
substance introduced into the atmosphere has the potential
to circle the Earth." The jet stream indeed connects all of
us. There is one category of airborne pollution that has
been conspiracy theory despite a voluminous number
ofunclassified documents from 1977 Senate hearings:
chemical spraying (chemtrails) by both private
and commercial aircraft. Recent admissions by public
officials strengthen the case. Fallout from these chemical
trails has been tested and shows very high levels of barium
and aluminum.
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Interesting to note that Monsanto announced that they recently developed an aluminum-resistant
gene to be introduced. Chemtrails might seem like abject paranoia, but there is a current example
of chemical spraying that is undeniable: the spraying of Corexit oil dispersant over the Gulf. This
process of aerial application can be likened to crop-dusting, which we know has been going on for
nearly 100 years. Wars abroad even seem to be affecting global air quality, as military munitions
such as depleted uranium have entered the upper atmosphere, spreading around the planet.
Theobservable effects of depleted uranium are not pleasant. Airborne pollutants have been linked
to allergies, genetic mutations, and infertility.

This is all leading to scientific, governmental, and medical management of the health and
rights of the individual. It is ironic (or coincidental) that when one becomes sick due to the
unnatural products listed above, the mainstream medical establishment aims to treat the afflictions
with more unnatural chemicals. Furthermore, some of the people at high levels of American
government and academia such as John P. Holdren, the current White House Science Czar, have
advocated population control via "pollution particles" as far back as 1977 in books such
as Ecoscience. Holdren's views of humanity could make one question the intentionality of the
poisons in our environment.

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