(NaturalNews) Earth's conventional food and water supply is quickly becoming its own huge "cancer." Persistent organic pollutants, POPs for short, are "brewing and breeding" the ultimate destruction of organic life on planet earth, as they bio-accumulate in the environment AND in human and animal body tissues. If you have any illusions about the breadth of this planetary poison, know this; POPs have now been found in locations as remote as the Arctic Circle. (http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=119903&page=1)
Most POPs are carbon-based chemicals which do NOT break down under environmental conditions. Some POPs have an inherent toxicity and can be semi-volatile, meaning they evaporate quickly, passing off as a form of toxic vapor, which rains (literally) right back down on the land and people. This is the elementary explanation of "acid rain." (http://des.nh.gov)
This impenetrable RESISTANCE to breaking down is exactly what enables long range transport of these non-biodegradable, cancer causing synthetics to regions far from where they were originally created, used or released. The toxins are then taken up and bio-accumulated in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems around the world. The United States and the "Big Agriculture and Biotech" plan to feed the world strictly GMO would add to the WORLD ECO CRISIS and could mean cancer cases reaching 80 to 90 percent of the world population within the next two decades. Cancer rates are already set to double in 10 years. (http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2003/pr27/en/)
Right now, one in every six Americans dies from cancer, in case you didn't know. Why? Due to what is termed "lipophilicity," POPs accumulate in the food chain, causing mutagenic activity in the blood and cells of all animals, including humans. Stop "marching" for the cure and learn the truth. This horror story of nutrition treason and the "burying of the cure" runs much deeper than most think. (http://www.naturalnews.com/036034_history_medicine_investigation.html)
The "Dirty Dozen" serial killers infest the planet
There are mainly 12 chemicals, as addressed in the Stockholm Convention, of which production and release into the environment is like a slow gas chamber for the whole world to breathe in and consume, and if you ever wondered what the NUMBER ONE CAUSE of most cancer is, you just found it. (http://www.unido.org/index.php?id=5167)
The math is simple. The science is in. In fact, it's been in for about 75 years: chemical factories pour the "dirty dozen" on the land, blow it out smoke stacks and dump it in the oceans and rivers, and now they insert it into seeds of vegetables (GMO), and what do you have? You have cancer causing soil, air, water, and food. Understanding the dirty dozens' ability to travel around the world and infect the environment is vital to understanding where to buy your own food, water, and natural medicine, which MUST ALL BE NON-MUTAGENIC if your goal is to avoid cancer. (http://store.naturalnews.com/)
"Cancer-causing dioxins polluting Canada's Arctic region have been linked for the first time to specific incinerators and smelters thousands of miles south in the United States, Canada and Mexico, a recent study shows." (http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=119903&page=1)
Long range, trans-boundary pollution - The three SERIAL KILLER categories
RoundUp, Chlordane, DDT and more: Have no doubts, RoundUp is an herbicide and a PESTICIDE. (http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/roundup080805.cfm) This glyphosate-based poison is toxic to human placental cells within hours of exposure and at levels 10 TIMES lower than those found in agriculture use. Do you know what's in and on 90 percent of U.S. corn and soy? RoundUp! Produced by Monsanto, which is simply a conglomerate of evil companies (I.G. Farben) dating back to Nazi mustard gas creation, and the gas chambers of WWII.
"The Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention, in accordance with the World Health Organization recommendations and guidelines, allows the use of the insecticide DDT in disease vector control to protect public health." (http://chm.pops.int)
But we all know that's a lie. Ever heard of Agent Orange, DDT and Vietnam? The following was taken directly from article entitled Veteran Exposures:
"There are a variety of means by which veterans could have been exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam. Veterans may have taken part in the actual spraying which involved airplanes, helicopters, in Vietnam river boats, trucks or backpacks. They may also have been exposed to Agent Orange by consuming contaminated food or drinking water. Veterans could have been in areas while spraying occurred or in areas that were recently sprayed and areas that were sprayed and then burned."
The conventional "crop" you buy at nearly every grocery store is "sprayed" to protect you from what? Bugs? Superbugs? The enemy hiding in the jungle? (http://www.hatfieldgroup.com)
EXPOSURE TO CHLORDANE: Chlordane is a man-made mixture of chemicals that was widely used as an insecticide in the United States. Although no longer used, chlordane is very persistent and can still be found in soils. The most common use of chlordane was for termite control. It was poured or injected around foundations to protect homes and buildings from termite damage. It was also used to kill insects in the soil, to prevent them from damaging food crops.
Chlordane's use on food crops was canceled in 1978 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Its use for protection of buildings and power transformers continued for another 10 years. Chlordane was found to stay in the environment and build up in animal and fish fat. In 1988, all commercial and domestic use of chlordane in the U.S. was banned by the EPA. Why? Laboratory mice fed chlordane over long periods of time had a high incidence of liver cancer. (http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/factsheet/Pesticide/fs11.chlordane.cfm)
2. Industrial chemicals
Benzene, PCBs, lead and more: "Human exposure to benzene has been associated with a range of acute and long-term adverse health effects and diseases, including cancer and aplastic anaemia. Exposure can occur occupationally and domestically as a result of the use of benzene-containing petroleum products, including motor fuels and solvents. Active and passive exposure to tobacco smoke is also a significant source. Benzene is highly volatile, and exposure occurs mostly through inhalation." (http://www.who.int/ipcs/features/benzene.pdf)
Phthalates: Phthalates are chemicals used as softeners or plasticizers in PVC and vinyl products, including children's toys, decorating and building products, blood bags, cosmetics, personal care products, pacifiers, food packaging cling wraps, medical devices, backpacks, shower curtains, wood finishes and of course, insecticides. Have no doubts, phthalates cause cancer. (http://www.healthychild.org/issues/chemical-pop/phthalates/)
3. Byproducts and Contaminants
Hexachlorobenzene, dioxins and furans: Dioxins are byproduct toxins from chemical processes like metal refining and the chlorinated bleaching of pulp and paper. If you've ever driven past a paper mill, that wasn't the skunks you smelled, that was the burning and creating of poison. These same dioxins are also linked to birth defects, neurological, reproductive and immune system damage. The most toxic and infamous member of this clan of serial killers is 2,3,7,8 TCDD. They can enter your body through simply breathing them in. (http://www.epa.gov/osw/hazard/wastemin/minimize/factshts/dioxfura.pdf)
Depositing acid compounds on your "plate of food"
The bottom line is that POPs kill nutrients in the soil. Without nutrients in the soil, the food is worthless. When the vegetation and produce contain pesticides inside the seed and plant, they are carcinogens and mutate cells. When GMO plants are sprayed with RoundUp and other "life killers," they become even worse than dead and worthless (void of nutrients), they become cancer food. GMO food fuels cancer, and POPs ensure that the soil offers no bounty. Nature is being robbed of purity and sanctity by the biotech world of agriculture and the politics behind it all.
Stay informed, think positive, avoid POPs at all costs, avoid GMOs at all costs. Also avoid MSG, Aspartame, flu shots and RoundUp. And don't use your surroundings as an excuse not to grow your own organic food. Check out "Gardening in small spaces 101: How to start a garden no matter your location" right here: (http://www.naturalnews.com)