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A Poisoned World – Pt17 – Food Inc


A Poisoned World – Pt17 – Food Inc

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Sodom – Agent Orange (Subtitulos Español) HD #monsanto


Sodom – Agent Orange (Subtitulos Español) HD

 

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SODOM LYRICS

album: “Agent Orange” (1989)

1. Agent Orange

Operation >>Ranch Hand<<
Spray down the death
Down on their farms
Assault against the population
Suppress by military arms
Only you prevent the forest
Legalize the war
They are deprived of their power
Eradication without law

Agent Orange
Agent Orange
Agent Orange
A fire that doesn’t burn

All the marks erased long ago
Scars are healed up
Cancer creeps into their innocent souls
Memorials of flesh and blood
Have survived unlawfully punished
Poisoned till the end of their lives
Physical deformity
What medicine will help?
Still births will rise

Agent Orange
Agent Orange
Agent Orange
A fire that doesn’t burn

Grieved weak hearts are crying
Waiting for the end
In this condition they are dying
Newborns of the damned
Preserved in test tubes for generations
Vicious circle of transmission
There’s no way for reparations
Must live with chemical agent called

Agent Orange
Agent Orange
Agent Orange
A fire that doesn’t burn

Agent Orange… burn
Agent Orange… burn
Agent Orange… burn

 

EL EFECTO MONSANTO – Vietnam (1962-1974) Argentina (1996-????)

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EL EFECTO MONSANTO (subtitled song) – Vietnam (1962-1974) Argentina (1996-????)

Military and civil use of herbicides under the same business portfolio

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Dioxins and their effects on human health

Fact sheet N°225
World Health Organization May 2010


Key Facts

  • Dioxins are a group of chemically-related compounds that are persistent environmental pollutants.
  • Dioxins are found throughout the world in the environment and they accumulate in the food chain, mainly in the fatty tissue of animals.
  • More than 90% of human exposure is through food, mainly meat and dairy products, fish and shellfish. Many national authorities have programmes in place to monitor the food supply.
  • Dioxins are highly toxic and can cause reproductive and developmental problems, damage the immune system, interfere with hormones and also cause cancer.
  • Due to the omnipresence of dioxins, all people have background exposure, which is not expected to affect human health. However, due to the highly toxic potential of this class of compounds, efforts need to be undertaken to reduce current background exposure.
  • Prevention or reduction of human exposure is best done via source-directed measures, i.e. strict control of industrial processes to reduce formation of dioxins as much as possible.

Background

Dioxins are environmental pollutants. They have the dubious distinction of belonging to the “dirty dozen” – a group of dangerous chemicals known as persistent organic pollutants. Dioxins are of concern because of their highly toxic potential. Experiments have shown they affect a number of organs and systems. Once dioxins have entered the body, they endure a long time because of their chemical stability and their ability to be absorbed by fat tissue, where they are then stored in the body. Their half-life in the body is estimated to be seven to eleven years. In the environment, dioxins tend to accumulate in the food chain. The higher in the animal food chain one goes, the higher the concentration of dioxins.

The chemical name for dioxin is: 2,3,7,8- tetrachlorodibenzo para dioxin (TCDD). The name “dioxins” is often used for the family of structurally and chemically related polychlorinated dibenzo para dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs). Certain dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) with similar toxic properties are also included under the term “dioxins”. Some 419 types of dioxin-related compounds have been identified but only about 30 of these are considered to have significant toxicity, with TCDD being the most toxic.

Sources of dioxin contamination

Dioxins are mainly by products of industrial processes but can also result from natural processes, such as volcanic eruptions and forest fires. Dioxins are unwanted by products of a wide range of manufacturing processes including smelting, chlorine bleaching of paper pulp and the manufacturing of some herbicides and pesticides. In terms of dioxin release into the environment, uncontrolled waste incinerators (solid waste and hospital waste) are often the worst culprits, due to incomplete burning. Technology is available that allows for controlled waste incineration with low emissions.

Although formation of dioxins is local, environmental distribution is global. Dioxins are found throughout the world in the environment. The highest levels of these compounds are found in some soils, sediments and food, especially dairy products, meat, fish and shellfish. Very low levels are found in plants, water and air.

Extensive stores of PCB-based waste industrial oils, many with high levels of PCDFs, exist throughout the world. Long-term storage and improper disposal of this material may result in dioxin release into the environment and the contamination of human and animal food supplies. PCB-based waste is not easily disposed of without contamination of the environment and human populations. Such material needs to be treated as hazardous waste and is best destroyed by high temperature incineration.

Dioxin contamination incidents

Many countries monitor their food supply for dioxins. This has led to early detection of contamination and has often prevented impact on a larger scale. One example is the detection of increased dioxin levels in milk in 2004 in the Netherlands, traced to a clay used in the production of the animal feed. In another incident, elevated dioxin levels were detected in animal feed in the Netherlands in 2006 and the source was identified as contaminated fat used in the production of the feed.

Some dioxin contamination events have been more significant, with broader implications in many countries.

In late 2008, Ireland recalled many tons of pork meat and pork products when up to 200 times more dioxins than the safe limit were detected in samples of pork. This finding led to one of the largest food recalls related to a chemical contamination. Risk assessments performed by Ireland indicated no public health concern. The contamination was traced back to contaminated feed.

In July 2007, the European Commission issued a health warning to its Member States after high levels of dioxins were detected in a food additive – guar gum – used as thickener in small quantities in meat, dairy, dessert or delicatessen products. The source was traced to guar gum from India that was contaminated with pentachlorophenol (PCP), a pesticide no longer in use. PCP contains dioxins as contamination.

In 1999, high levels of dioxins were found in poultry and eggs from Belgium. Subsequently, dioxin-contaminated animal-based food (poultry, eggs, pork), were detected in several other countries. The cause was traced to animal feed contaminated with illegally disposed PCB-based waste industrial oil.

In March 1998, high levels of dioxins in milk sold in Germany were traced to citrus pulp pellets used as animal feed exported from Brazil. The investigation resulted in a ban on all citrus pulp imports to the EU from Brazil.

Another case of dioxin contamination of food occurred in the United States of America in 1997. Chickens, eggs, and catfish were contaminated with dioxins when a tainted ingredient (bentonite clay, sometimes called “ball clay”) was used in the manufacture of animal feed. The contaminated clay was traced to a bentonite mine. As there was no evidence that hazardous waste was buried at the mine, investigators speculate that the source of dioxins may be natural, perhaps due to a prehistoric forest fire.

Large amounts of dioxins were released in a serious accident at a chemical factory in Seveso, Italy, in 1976. A cloud of toxic chemicals, including 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, or TCDD, was released into the air and eventually contaminated an area of 15 square kilometres where 37 000 people lived. Extensive studies in the affected population are continuing to determine the long-term human health effects from this incident. These investigations, however, are hampered by the lack of appropriate exposure assessments. A minor increase in certain cancers and effects on reproduction have been detected and are being further investigated. Possible effects on the children of exposed people are currently being studied.

TCDD has also been extensively studied for health effects linked to its presence as a contaminant in some batches of the herbicide Agent Orange, which was used as a defoliant during the Vietnam War. A link to certain types of cancers and also to diabetes is still being investigated.

Earlier incidents of food contamination have been reported in other parts of the world. Although all countries can be affected, most contamination cases have been reported in industrialized countries where adequate food contamination monitoring, greater awareness of the hazard and better regulatory controls are available for the detection of dioxin problems.

A few cases of intentional human poisoning have also been reported. The most notable incident is the 2004 case of Viktor Yushchenko, President of the Ukraine, whose face was disfigured by chloracne.

Effects of dioxins on human health

Short-term exposure of humans to high levels of dioxins may result in skin lesions, such as chloracne and patchy darkening of the skin, and altered liver function. Long-term exposure is linked to impairment of the immune system, the developing nervous system, the endocrine system and reproductive functions. Chronic exposure of animals to dioxins has resulted in several types of cancer. TCDD was evaluated by the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in 1997. Based on animal data and on human epidemiology data, TCDD was classified by IARC as a “known human carcinogen”. However, TCDD does not affect genetic material and there is a level of exposure below which cancer risk would be negligible.

Due to the omnipresence of dioxins, all people have background exposure and a certain level of dioxins in the body, leading to the so-called body burden. Current normal background exposure is not expected to affect human health on average. However, due to the high toxic potential of this class of compounds, efforts need to be undertaken to reduce current background exposure.

Sensitive subgroups

The developing fetus is most sensitive to dioxin exposure. The newborn, with rapidly developing organ systems, may also be more vulnerable to certain effects. Some individuals or groups of individuals may be exposed to higher levels of dioxins because of their diets (e.g., high consumers of fish in certain parts of the world) or their occupations (e.g., workers in the pulp and paper industry, in incineration plants and at hazardous waste sites, to name just a few). [more]

RT: History of Monsanto


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Transfarmers: Dark of The Spoon #TheRevolution #GMO


 

 

 

Transfarmers: Dark of The Spoon #TheRevolution #GMO

 

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Bad Seed: Danger of Genetically Modified Food


Bad Seed: Danger of Genetically Modified Food

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Uploaded to YouTube by UFOTVstudios on Oct 26, 2010 saying:
In the last thirty years global demand for food has doubled. In a race to feed the planet, scientists have discovered how to manipulate DNA, the blueprint of life, and produce what they claim are stronger, more disease-resistant crops.

However, fears that Genetically Modified Food may not be safe for humans or the environment has sparked violent protest. Are we participating in a dangerous global nutritional experiment?

This informative film helps the viewer decide if the production of genetically modified food is a panacea for world hunger or a global poison.

NOW on DVD – LOADED with Bonus Features and Interviews – Cat# K596 – Go tohttp://www.UFOTV.com.

“GMO” the musical


“GMO” the musical

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Just Say No To GMO

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Genetic Engineering – OMD


Genetic Engineering – OMD

 OMD live video on October 4th 2008 in Nottingham is gone from the internet, but OMD from the album tells us:

 

Efficient, logical, effective, and practical.

Using all resources to the best of our ability.
Changing, designing, adapting our mentalities.
Improving our abilities for a better way of life.

Chorus:
Babies. mother. hospital. scissors.
Creature. judgement. butcher. engineer.

These are the little children, the future in our hands.
When all god’s children on this earth inherit all our plans.
These are the lies they tell us. but this is the only way.

When all god’s children on the earth will evermore be saved.

Repeat chorus (2)

These are the little children, the future in our hands.
When all god’s children on this earth inherit all our plans.
These are the lies they tell us. the future’s good as sold.
In all the things we do and know, we really must be told.

from YouTube

Let the children tell us:

Let the animals tell us:

Vídeo musical de El Rey León

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – Genetic Engineering

Taka, Uru, Ahadi, Mufasa, Mohatu, Kopa

What motivates Monsanto? The Theft – Atreyu


The Faustian bargain offered us by Monsanto is that we sell our souls for the good of humanity.  It is an illusion almost too good to not be believed.  That is why Monsanto has been able to create horrors almost too unbearable to think about. What will be its next horror?
But on with the show.  Here are the lyrics above the video:

Source: http://www.sing365.com   http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/the-theft-lyrics-atreyu/acdfbab0569187f648257124004267c3

The Theft ——Atreyu

He bends and he breaks

If you give they will take away

His passion, his pain, his grace

He exhales,

A thousand black flowers explode

into butterflies as they’re away

Rip them out, take them,

Burn the coals as they crush and

Leave nothing

that resembles the soul of a man

See him numb, see him crushed

See him numb, See him crushed

Rip them out, take them

Burn coals as they crush and

Leave nothing

that resembles the soul of a man

Leave him numb, leave him crushed

Leave him numb, leave him crushed

Took the fire inside

One too many times

He’s burning over and out now,

He fails

Up against the raging tides,

No more fights

Everything you ever wanted to see,

See it in his eyes

One more time, one more time

Climb down to test the waters,

My hands feel like they’re rusting away yea, away yea.

So I’ll pace around like a lamb before the slaughter

I’ll stay here as long as you let me,

Decisions been made obvious so I will return

Where I started I’ll stay there

Unfinished

I’ll wither away

Rip them out, take them,

Burn the coals as they crush and

Leave nothing

that resembles the soul of a man

See him numb, See him crushed

See him numb, See him crushed

Rip them out, take them

Burn the coals as they crush and

Leave nothing

That resembles a soul of a man

Leave him numb, Leave him crushed

Leave him numb, Leave him crushed



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Monsanto in your bedroom: Death – Genetic Reconstruction


Corporate science in this last second of billions of years of the evolution of life on this planet has decided it understands the complex engines of life to such a degree that it can engineer and control life better than Nature itself. Besides this apparent immense hubris, the real issue is that they know that what they are doing is no more than Nature’s trial and error on steroids. While Nature might take a million years to correct an error, civilization does not have the luxury of such patience or risk-taking in the face of immoral corporate greed replacing the engine of evolution. The biggest difference? Nature needs not know better, people do.

Death Lyrics

Genetic Reconstruction

Extending a life with total resistance
To fatal disease, future methods of science

Replacing what is real by using technology
Population control, selecting those who will breed
A specific type of form chosen for the unborn
A mind without emotion
Progressive anatomy

Genetic reconstruction
Evolution in production

[Solos: Murphy, Shuldiner]

Producing a race of human machines
A new age of existence the world will see

Replacing what is real by using technology
Population control, selecting those who will breed
A specific type of form chosen for the unborn
A mind without emotion
Progressive anatomy

Genetic reconstruction
Evolution in production

DEATH – GENETIC RECONSTRUCTION
From the Album SPIRITUAL HEALING
Copyright 1990 RELATIVITY RECORDS

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Monsanto, Genetic Pollution and Monopolism (SourceWatch)

Because Monsanto’s engineered genes can readily migrate to non-GM crops (see Monsanto and the Roundup Ready Controversy) organic farms are increasingly finding that via cross-pollination their pure food has been contaminated with GM DNA thus ruining their businesses [1] [2]. “In 2002, Ontario farmer Alex Nurnberg had tests conducted on his 100-ton harvest of organic corn. Twenty tons were found to be contaminated by GMOs, which Nurnberg believes were blown by the wind from the corn on a neighboring farm. ‘I was not ready for it. I feel such a wrath about it,’ says Nurnberg” [3].

The “solution”, creating physical and distance barriers to prevent the spread of pollen, is proving to be unreliable. Says this Wall Street Journal article “Such moves to restrict the spread of GM crops often are ineffective. Last month in Australia, government experts discovered biotech canola genes in two non-GM varieties despite a ban covering half the country. “Regretfully, the GM companies appear unable to contain their product,” said Kim Chance, agriculture minister for the state of Western Australia, on the agency’s Web site.” [4] italics ours.

The paths to contamination are numerous. Besides the cross-pollination by insects, there are: wind, birds, eating and deposition by animals such as livestock or rodents, flooding, contamination at grain mills, accidental dropping of seed from bags or trucks, intentional contamination. Included in this are illegal imports of contaminated seeds to non-approving countries which discover it by accident (or fail to discover it until it’s already growing) [5] etc. “It’s amazing … There’s just so many different ways it can be spread around” [6]. Photos [7][8] courtesy of the Network of Concerned Farmers. [more]

So What Could Monsanto’s Or Any Biotech’s GMO Lead To Anyway?


Unintended Consequences.

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