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Pawns in the Game

Author Michael Moss, on page 140 of his book ‘Hooked’, names Northeastern University in Boston, led by Professor Richard Daynard of their Law Faculty for instructing his students to create a database which tracked lawsuits brought by injured smokers. Their … Continue reading

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Food industry: China reports 10.4% (35/338) of swine workers were positive for G4 EA H1N1 virus

https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/06/23/1921186117 https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/06/swine-flu-strain-human-pandemic-potential-increasingly-found-chinese-pigs In 2018 there was widespread African swine flu reported https://www.economist.com/china/2018/09/06/african-swine-flu-is-causing-alarm-in-china-and-beyond And we all worry that we may have a repeat of the 2009 H1N1 type pandemic running alongside Covid 19. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_swine_flu_pandemic Making a vaccine through ‘reassortant’

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The Food Industry and Covid 19

The Coronoravirus epidemic has highlighted many inequalities in society – the poorest are hit hardest by the consequences of the disease.  I will add to this blog as I research it, but do not want to delay its publication as … Continue reading

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Salts: global trade and mining

Salts are mined to meet the need of humans, and these needs are many. Phosphates, for example, are needed by present day intensive farming for fertiliser for quality crops and animal feeds which contain minerals ‘essential’ for the development of … Continue reading

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