Banned pesticides still widely used! How EU Member states abuse emergency authorisations? Pesticides banned by the EU because of harm and danger are still in our food or environment. Many EU countries continue to allow their use. In a new report, PAN Europe exposes the widespread abuse of emergency derogations in the EU. Carcinogenic, mutagenic, genotoxic…Read more
Duvet without down or wool – a plant-based alternative for vegans and allergy-prone users?
Some people do not tolerate down as it often causes allergies, others cannot stand wool as it is connected with oppressive practices towards sheep. Producers simply do not know how to please consumers, so they produce polyester duvets. And these are not good for our health as we sweat in them just as if we…Read more
Calling for an end to all unethical studies – especially those with the underlying motive of expanding the market for formulas and ultra processed products for children
IBFAN is launching a PETITION calling for an immediate halt to a new study – funded by the Gates Foundation and led by researchers from the University of California – that is randomly allocating infant formula to breastfeedin low-birth-weight babies in Uganda and Guinea-Bissau on assumption that this might prevent wasting and stunting. The study,…Read more
What your genes have to do with habits and organic food? Dr. Isabel & Dr. Jyun explain!
Don't wait for the government to help you or for somebody to make the job for you. It is you, who keeps the steering wheel and may push the button "back to health". What your genes have to do with habits and organic food? Żaneta Geltz: I see now that many people prefer to stay passive towards…Read more
We need more education for consumer and wiser political parties to avoid global crisis
Nothing will change to the better, if all of us will fail to change just a bit. Which changes will matter most and what changes are on the second and third place, if we want to keep the current standard of living? We turn with questions to a well-known expert, professor Jorgen Randers from Oslo,…Read more
What should we blame? Gluten or lectins?
How is it possible that a cardiac surgeon, a doctor of medicine who has carried out thousands of operations and developed life-saving medical technology, after 40 years of cardiological practice, quit an operating room? Is it possible to exchange operations on patients' hearts for dietary advice? Scandal or discovery? What does gluten have to…Read more