The Melamine Diaries What:Chinese companies are under legal attack over melamine contamination that has spread from milk to fish and home goods.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:The American and European peoples ability to trust their government continues to dwindle, as they add agriculture to the growing list of regulatory failures, following the big one—finance. The crisis started in China in September and has escalated to a global situation by year’s end, with a legal battle ensuing in [...]
Send to KindleTweet Pharmaceutical company Novartis tested the MenB vaccine on 150 babies in the U.K. and nonprofit Meningitis UK agreed with the company that the results were encouraging, but said a “broad vaccine” is a ways off, BBC reports. Meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord, comes [...]
Send to KindleTweet Two families in Portland, Oregon will take on the medical system with a Federal court case they filed alleging that a mercury-based preservative in vaccines triggers autism, the Associated Press reports. The families will use two 10-year-old boys to show that children developing normally can become prone to autism when exposed to vaccines [...]
Cultures That CleanseTaking Yogurt To The Next LevelWhat:A former techie transforms an Indian diet mainstay to suit American health nuts.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Dahlicious is the brain child of JD and Geetu Sethi, natives of India, and alumni of the Babson College graduate business school, who fused the traditional Western probiotic yogurt snack with a popular Indian drink, lassi. Dubbed a “milk smoothie,” the product distinguishes itself from the expanding pack of probiotic [...]