Dr. Bronner’s soapbox: Working GMO labels into a lather


The example used that ” Cleanliness is next to Godliness” was one of favoured phrases, nut over the past few years a lot of soaps ,now classed as preparations, contain colours, preservatives, and other ingredients, that destroy the skin integrity on elderly people. Also damage the PH balance of other people, causing dryness. The fact that this has become an in built way to sell more products, namely body lotions and the like!

UN Report Highlights – Food Insecurity Hotspots – Including Syria


The United States, the world’s largest maize producer, accounts for much of the increase, as it is expected to harvest a record maize crop of 348 million tonnes, 27 per cent higher than the previous year.

International trade in cereals is also expected to increase in the 2013-2014 period due to the availability of coarse grains, reaching 312 million tonnes. This is 1.6 per cent higher than the previous period and slightly above the level expected in September.
The quarterly report also highlights several ‘food insecurity hotspots.’ Among them is Syria, where due to the protracted conflict some 4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.http://www.fao.org/worldfoodsituation/foodpricesindex/en/