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Will Codex and the Drug Companies Raid the Spice Rack to Steal Your Eyesight? By Kat Carroll, Associate Editor

Culinary Indian spices are rising superheroes of the nutritional World. When most of us were growing up, these spices were not a regular part of many of our diets.  1,794 more words

Global Food Code

National Health Federation ~ Your Voice for Health Freedom Since 1955

What is the National Health Federation (NHF)?

Established in 1955, the National Health Federation is a consumer-education, health-freedom organization working to protect individuals’ rights to choose to consume healthy food, take supplements and use alternative therapies without unnecessary government restrictions. 464 more words

Codex Alimentarius

Have no fear- your vegetables are loaded with toxins

The Pediatric Insider

© 2015 Roy Benaroch, MD

There’s so much fear and uncertainty out there. If you pay any attention to Facebook and Teh Interwebs, the air is killing is, the water is killing us, and, worst of all, our food is killing us. 979 more words

In The News

Food poisoning incident at Strathmore University leaves 25 hospitalized


On Wednesday 25 March 2015, The Standard reported an incident of food poisoning at Strathmore University following a dinner organized for Fourth Year students the previous Friday at the university’s auditorium. 152 more words

Food Safety

Cheese changed the course of Western civilization

This is the story you’ll often hear about how humans discovered cheese: one hot day 9,000 years ago, a nomad was on his travels, and brought along some milk in an animal stomach—a sort of proto-thermos—to have something to drink at the end of the day.  608 more words

New publication warns of rising use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs in farm animals

Antimicrobial consumption in chickens (A) & pigs (B) in 2010. Figure from PNAS paper: Global trends in antimicrobial use in food animals, published 20 Mar 2015 by Thomas Van Boeckel, Tim Robinson and others. 1,802 more words

ILRI

The National Health Federation ~ Taking the Bite Out of Medicated Meat While the U.S. Betrays the World by Katherine A. Carroll, Associate Editor

If you were relying on the US government delegates to represent you at Codex, you have been betrayed. Minneapolis turned up the heat for the National Health Federation’s (NHF) arrival for Codex Alimentarius’ 21st session on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (CCVRDF) during the week of August 24-30, 2013. 3,571 more words

Codex Alimentarius