Gundersen: I’ve been told by people in the State Dept. that U.S. gov’t said to downplay health effects of radiation — So I think we’ve really gone out of our way not to measure (AUDIO)

For those of you who are interested in knowing the truth about the presence of dangerous particle radiation in your food, dust, water, etc.comes this from ENENEWS:

Arnie Gundersen, Fairewinds Associates: Here in the United States we have this ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’. We don’t ask the Japanese what’s in it, and they don’t tell us. But the South Koreans are banning imports of Japanese seafood…

I’ve been told by people in the State Department last year that they were told by the U.S. government to downplay the health effects of radiation. And so I think we’ve really gone out of our way not to measure.

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Breaking ’08 Pledge, Leaked Trade Doc Shows Obama Wants to Help Corporations Avoid Regulations

Breaking ’08 Pledge, Leaked Trade Doc Shows Obama Wants to Help Corporations Avoid Regulations

A draft agreement leaked Wednesday shows the Obama administration is pushing a secretive trade agreement that could vastly expand corporate power and directly contradict a 2008 campaign promise by President Obama. A U.S. proposal for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact between the United States and eight Pacific nations would allow foreign corporations operating in the U.S. to appeal key regulations to an international tribunal. The body would have the power to override U.S. law and issue penalties for failure to comply with its ruling. We speak to Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, a fair trade group that posted the leaked documents on its website. “This isn’t just a bad trade agreement,” Wallach says. “This is a ‘one-percenter’ power tool that could rip up our basic needs and rights.” [includes rush transcript]

Health Dangers in Your Hose: Are You Watering Your Garden With Endocrine Disruptors and Toxic Chemicals?

Alternet reports on findings of Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center. Most of the gardeners we know take pride in their organic gardens but don’t know they are spraying lead and powerful endocrine disruptors on their veggies. Read more:

http://www.alternet.org/food/155718/health_dangers_in_your_hose%3A_are_you_watering_your_garden_with_endocrine_disruptors_and_toxic_chemicals/?page=entire