Daily Archives: April 13, 2010

Mercola talks to doctor who studied vaccine autism link and published controversial papers in “The Lancet”

Thanks to Marianne for drawing this story to our attention. Video below is the first of a series:

In this interview, Dr. Andrew Wakefield shares his personal and professional insights into a number of topics, from the gut-brain connection so often seen in autistic children, to the safety of a number of childhood vaccines.

But most importantly, he sets the record straight on the harsh criticism he’s endured as the author of one of the most controversial vaccine-causing-autism studies ever done. Continue reading

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Weston A. Price’s presence looms over raw milk advocacy like L. Ron Hubbard over the Church of Scientology

So says Kyle Nabilcy on “The Daily Page”. When you start to attract hecklers like this, you know you’re getting somewhere:

Kyle Nabilcy photo from The Daily Page. Mixing anti-government and pro-raw milk?

“When you wander the vendor booths at a symposium, and you see a book titled Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook That Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats, you have just been given your first hint that someone’s preaching to the choir in Conference Room B. Continue reading

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Raw milk wakes up a “fluffy radical”

Here’s an excerpt from a recent post on the “Can Real Food Cure?” blog:

Photo from "Can Raw Milk Cure" blog.

“I’ve always been off the grid, with just about everything I’ve done. My parents had a large organic garden in the back yard and we grew up eating fresh veggies and tofu and brown rice stir-fry. My lunch bag was usually filled with a sandwich of whole wheat bread, sprouts and avocado with perhaps some fresh fruit. I used to look longingly at the fluff and peanut-butter, white bread sandwiches my friends had. Continue reading

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Phase-out of farm quotas coming soon?

Colin Busby and William Robson discuss possible solutions to the damage caused by supply management to Canada’s food economy. Here’s an excerpt from their opinion piece in the Financial Post, titled “Free up our food supply — phase out farm quotas“:

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“Since the early 1970s, “supply management” has subjected Canadian dairy, poultry and egg production to government-mandated cartels. Introduced to increase producer power vis-à-vis intermediaries and consumers, and thus raise farm incomes, supply management supports higher-than-market prices by administering producer prices and restricting farm output through production quotas, while high tariffs prevent food processors and consumers getting alternative supplies from abroad. Continue reading

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