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Farmers abandoning GMOs

The Cornucopia Institute says farmers are abandoning GMO seeds and the reason will surprise you!

A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry. Simply put, they say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable.


Thank you to our sponsors!

Thanks to our great sponsors, this year’s Kiss-Off Cancer Cook-Off was a HUGE success!

All proceeds raised will go to Prevent Cancer Now, a Canada-wide movement to eliminate the preventable causes of cancer. Again, thank you!

CLICK HERE for more information about the 2013 Kiss-Off Cancer Cook-Off event.

PCN Responds to CBC’s Quirks & Quarks

PCN and 10 other health and environmental organizations and researchers think Quirks & Quarks presented a false view of the causes of cancer and options for prevention. If you agree, write to the show HERE. Be sure to let us know if you write (thanks!).

Know the Dirty Dozen

Environmental Working Group:
Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors

In case you missed it…

BBC News (February 4, 2014)
Cancer ‘tidal wave’ on horizon, warns World Health Organization

CBC News (January 31, 2014)
Plasco founder Rod Bryden steps down

Prevention Magazine (December 30, 2013)
6 Most Toxic Things In Your Purse

Castlegar News (December 17, 2013)
Pesticides at top of council agenda

CTV News (December 16, 2013)
Antibacterial soap makers must prove the chemicals are safe

Reuters (December 12, 2013)
Global cancer cases exceed 14 million; developing countries most affected

Media Release (December 2, 2013)
Note: PCN has endorsed this
Health advocates call on Indian government to end all use of asbestos

Huffington Post (November 10, 2013)
Nut consumption associated with lower risk of pancreatic cancer in women: study

IARC Release (October 17, 2013)
Outdoor air pollution a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths


Also in the WINTER 2014 Issue of An Ounce

Published: February 4th, 2014


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