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Resveratrol: Don't Buy the Hype. Stephen Barrett, M.D.

Resveratrol: Don't Buy the Hype

Why Are Antipsychotic Drugs Prescribed to Children? By Dr.

Why Are Antipsychotic Drugs Prescribed to Children?

Mercola. FDA Says Walnuts Are a "New Drug" March 07, 2012 | 371,174 views Share By Dr.

FDA Says Walnuts Are a "New Drug"

Mercola As unbelievable as it sounds, current law makes it illegal for food producers to share certain types of scientific information with you. So when Diamond Food relayed health information about the omega-3 fats in walnuts on product packaging and also on their Web site, the U.S. If a Food Can Prevent a Disease, it Must be a Drug This is the backward thinking that goes on at the FDA, where regulations currently prohibit manufacturers of dietary supplements or producers of food from referring to any scientific study documenting the potential effect of the substance on a health condition, punishable by large fines and even jail. "… we have determined that your walnut products are promoted for conditions that cause them to be drugs because these products are intended for use in the prevention, mitigation, and treatment of disease.

Walnuts are "New Drugs" The Nestle Boycott – what’s that all about then? Inspired by Dara’s post on the same topic over at Readily A Parent Every time I hear about the Nestle boycott I feel confused.

The Nestle Boycott – what’s that all about then?

Confused by what it’s all about, by how much of it is actually still valid, how much of the boycotters’ claims are true and how much nothing more than urban myth or a case of exaggerated Chinese whispers? I tried searching the internet for information, but there is so much of it and not laid out in a very ‘easy to gather information quickly’ kind of way that I quickly felt swamped and manipulated. As we all know, anyone can publish just about anything on the internet, it doesn’t need to be true. And that goes for both sides, both the boycotters and Nestle themselves. What is true and what just propaganda and lies? I’ve been trying to unravel it a little. Nestlé SA : Who, Where, How Much? Nestlé SAAvenue Nestlé 55 / Case postale 353 1800 Vevey SwitzerlandTel: +41-21-924 21 11 Fax: +41-21-921 18 85 +41-21-921 17 20 +41-21-921 64 88 +41-21-924 48 00Company Structure/OwnershipNestlé SA is a publicly owned company with 406 subsidiaries around the world.

Nestlé SA : Who, Where, How Much?

Many of these are operated in its own name, with exceptions such as the Israeli food company Osem. Its website lists company addresses in 104 countries[7].Share ValueSee: has about 250 000 shareholders, none of whom individually own more than 3% of the shares. As of December 31, 2003, Swiss investors held the major part of the stock (42%) followed by US citizens (22%) and British (10%), French (8%), and German (5%) shareholders. [8].Following the splitting of Nestlé shares in 2001 by a factor of 10, less well-heeled people can now afford to buy a share. Previously each share cost around £1,470. Company Officers:Honorary ChairmanHelmut O. Board of Directors (Year Denotes Term Expiry) Rainer E. Former Board members include: Syria: my enemy’s enemy is not my friend. The UN is not perfect.

Syria: my enemy’s enemy is not my friend

But it is sometimes all we have, in terms of a worldwide vehicle for international diplomacy and for governments to make clear what they believe in, what they will stand for, and what they will not stand for; and so it is encouraging to see the overwhelming majority of the UN states in the General Assembly as well as in the Security Council backing resolutions that make quite clear the world's horror at what Assad and his minions are doing in Syria.

But, as Mary Kaldor has argued here on openDemocracy, the situation in Syria remains of course extremely worrying, due in part to Russia and China being part of a very small minority of the world's states who are obstructing effective action against the Syrian 'government'. I have previously criticised Medialens's general stance on Syria, here. I am also interested in Medialens's citing favourably extremely dubious sources in their alerts. Don't Ask, Don't Tell: The Story We Weren't Allowed to Air. The Center for Media and Democracy publishes a regular email update of our breaking news and investigative reporting that is available right to your inbox.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell: The Story We Weren't Allowed to Air

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