Health Freedom

15 Oct: What Will You Do for the Revolution? Prop 37, D-Day for the Food Movement

By Dave Murphy, founder of Food Democracy Now   For the past 50 years there’s been a growing awareness about the relationship between the land, agriculture, chemicals, food, health and the environment. Even before Rachel Carson penned The Silent Spring, Albert Howard and J. I. Rodale discovered the virtuous circle of organic and sustainable agriculture and the dynamic relationship between…

26 Sep: Russia Suspends Imports of Genetically Engineered Corn in Wake of Rat Study; France Orders Probe of GMOs

Yes on Proposition 37, California Right to Know For Immediate Release:  September 25, 2012? Contact:  Stacy Malkan, 510-542-9224, stacy@carighttoknow.org? Russia today suspended the import and use of Monsanto’s genetically engineered corn, following a study released last week that found serious health problems in rats fed this corn, according to the Wall Street Journal. Last week, the French government called for an investigation…

16 Sep: G.M.O.’s: Let’s Label ’Em

September 16, 2012 California’s Prop 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, will require the labeling of genetically modified (GM) and genetically engineered (GE) foods. The list of those organizations, newspapers and pundits calling for support of Prop 37 continues to grow. The latest voice to join the chorus is Mark Bittman, blogger for the New York Times….

15 Sep: This week only—Watch Jeffrey Smith’s new GMO documentary free online

Courtesy of The Institute for Responsible Technology This week only, watch for free online a new documentary that reveals the serious health impacts of genetically engineered foods in our diets and shows how you can protect your family.  Available from September 15th to September 22nd at www.GeneticRouletteMovie.com It is in fact one of the most important stories ever told.—John Robbins,…

29 Jul: “Health at Gunpoint: The FDA’s Silent War Against Health Freedom”

What forces and interests direct the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and why is this out-of-control law enforcement agency working so hard to take dietary supplements out of our hands? These are the central questions explored by Citizens for Health’s very own VP and Senior Policy Advisor, James Gormley, in Health at Gunpoint: The FDA’s Silent War Against Health Freedom,…

20 Jun: The FDA Goes Back To The Drawing Board On NDI Draft Guidance!

Over 30,000 of you – Citizen for Health supporters, all – responded to the call to urge the FDA to revise or scrap the supplement-killing New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) Draft Guidance after we launched our multi-pronged campaign in September 2011. Together with the outreach efforts of fellow health-freedom groups and the natural products industry, we were able to force the…

10 Jun: In Memoriam: Joe Bassett, Health-Freedom Legend

Joseph M. Bassett, the co-owner of two Bassett’s Health Food stores and a long time leader in the natural products industry, died on June 6th; he was 79 years old. According to his obituary, Bassett died of complications of a bladder and kidney infection. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served honorably during the Korean War. Bassett and his…