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chicken injection

20 Oct: Do You Like Your Chicken Extra CRISPR?

Last month I wrote about some scary new changes that the poultry industry is fighting hard to bring about. Industry is hoping to ditch a long-standing USDA regulation that mandates any chickens with lesions discovered during processing must be “condemned” and not sent forth into the food supply. Those lesions, or tumors, which can appear internally or on the skin…

chickens hanging

09 Sep: ‘Fowl’ Play with Chicken Rules Could Conceivably Bring About the Next Pandemic

In the midst of a pandemic with a pivotal election fast approaching, I would like to talk to you about chicken. And if you’re a member of the chicken-eating public, it could well affect how you feel about those nuggets, breasts, chicken soups and salads – and all the other ways we feast on fowl. The National Chicken Council (NCC)…

vitamin

24 Jun: Does this Simple Vitamin Play a Pivotal Role in Decreasing COVID-19 Mortality?

You don’t need to look very hard to find a multitude of studies touting the importance of adequate vitamin D levels. Now, research out of Trinity College Dublin appears to have found a connection between vitamin D deficiencies and high death rates from COVID-19. Recently published in the Irish Medical Journal, the study elicited almost immediate indifference from the mainstream…

HBOT

14 Apr: HBOT: Is this treatment keeping the rich and famous with COVID-19 off a ventilator?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) might be the best kept secret in mainstream medicine. It’s typically reserved for such unfortunate happenings as carbon monoxide poisoning, treating divers with the “bends” (a.k.a. decompression sickness), and to accelerate wound healing.  Alternative practitioners have been using it for a very long time to treat Lyme disease, brain injuries and chronic fatigue syndrome, among many…

vitamin c

19 Mar: The Bonvie Blog: Coronavirus – Why aren’t we using high-dose IV-C to treat Coronavirus patients?

How is it that a safe, natural substance, one found to bring patients back from the brink of death numerous times, could be dismissed as hype and nonsense when it comes to the Coronavirus? Such is the case with vitamin C – specifically high-dose amounts administered in an IV. Not that this treatment is totally foreign to all U.S. doctors….

fake foods

18 Nov: The Bonvie Blog: The FDA’s plan to ‘ban’ a dangerous fat appears to open the door for yet another one

If you’ve been following the saga of trans fats – the artery-clogging substances created by partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), which were once a staple in cookies, crackers, pastries and shortenings – you no doubt know that several years ago the FDA finally got around to developing a slow-motion plan to remove them from the food supply. But despite the fact…

07 Apr: The Bonvie Blog: Read Your Labels Day Is Coming

Read Your Labels Day Six years ago, Citizens for Health designated April 11 as “Read Your Labels Day,” #RYLD, an event to shine a spotlight on the importance of reading the most vital part of a food package – not the “Nutrition Facts” label, not the advertising copy on the front, not the pretty pictures of fruits or veggies —…

28 Mar: The Bonvie Blog: Alzheimer’s

Is a New Drug Strategy Really What We Need to Prevent Alzheimer’s?  By LINDA BONVIE and BILL BONVIE So what’s up with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)? An agency that has been derelict in its duties of protecting the public for quite some time now appears to have gone completely off the rails (as have other regulatory entities) since…