---------------------------------------------------------------- Jeff Rense Weekly E-News ---------------------------------------------------------------- The Week Ahead 3-18-01 thru 3-23-01 Guests, Announcements, Week's Top Stories Jeff Rense E-News is distributed exclusively by Free Subscription. --<>-- --<<<+>>>-- --<>-- * FEATURED ARTICLE * Chemical Formed In Irradiated Food Damages DNA http://www.citizen.org 3-11-1 In a rare opportunity to speak publicly about food irradiation before a captive audience of government officials and food industry executives, Public Citizen this week released the world's first English translation of a recent German study revealing that a chemical formed in irradiated food can damage DNA. The study confirmed what safe-food advocates and many pioneering researchers have known for more than 30 years: Exposing food to ionizing radiation can lead to the formation of bizarre new chemicals called "unique radiolytic products" that can cause serious health problems. One such chemical, known as 2-DCB, caused "significant DNA damage" in the colons of rats that ate the substance. The chemical - - which, ironically, is a well-known "marker" for determining whether food has been irradiated - - has never been found naturally in any food on Earth. The study was conducted in 1998 under the auspices of two prominent pro-irradiation organizations. It was performed at one of the most prestigious food irradiation labs in the world, the Federal Research Center for Nutrition in Karlsruhe, Germany. And it was co-funded by the International Consultative Group on Food Irradiation, a United Nations-sponsored organization that promotes food irradiation worldwide. Public Citizen released an English translation of the study at a Feb. 13 meeting at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C. The meeting was held to preview an upcoming meeting of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, which sets food safety standards for most nations of the world. Codex officials, meeting March 12-16 in The Hague, will consider a proposal to completely remove the maximum dose of radiation to which food can be exposed. The current maximum dose is 10 kiloGray - - the equivalent of 330 million chest x-rays and enough radiation to kill a person 2,000 times over. At this week's FDA meeting, Public Citizen told government officials and food industry executives that health authorities have used a variety of excuses to dismiss dozens of studies conducted since the 1950s that suggest irradiated food may not be safe for human consumption. In these studies, lab animals have suffered premature death, a rare form of cancer, fatal internal bleeding, stillbirths and other reproductive problems, chromosomal aberrations, liver damage, nutritional deficiencies and low weight gain. The excuses most commonly given are that the studies are old, inconclusive or poorly designed. None of these excuses apply to the German study, however, which was conducted three years ago, yielded conclusive results, and was performed under the guidance of cutting-edge scientific protocols. Despite the study's clear findings and high quality, it was distorted and dismissed by the World Health Organization, which has endorsed the irradiation of any food at any dose - - no matter how high. And, because it had never been translated into English, FDA officials never reviewed it. Now, FDA and WHO officials have no excuse. Now they know that irradiated food holds the true potential to harm people who eat it. Now they know that if they continue to approve the food industry's requests to irradiate food - - such as the pending request to irradiate ready-to-eat foods such as deli meat and pre-cut salads - - they will be defying the truth. Now they should know better. The question is: Will they? --<>-- --<<<+>>>-- --<>-- From George Avera: "I've never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline. . . . I firmly believe that any man's finest hour-this greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear-is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle-victorious." -Vince Lombardi ------------------ Got a favorite quote? Feel free to send it: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?Subject=quote --<>-- --<<<+>>>-- --<>-- The Music of Time by Preston Nichols with Peter Moon Beginning with his early work for Time Records, Preston chronicles his innovations in sound engineering and how he constructed the premier music studio finding himself surrounded by the likes of the Beatles, Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, and many more – and how subliminals and mind control were used to influence the masses who listened to rock 'n roll. http://www.hiddenmysteries.com/redir/index122.html --<>-- --<<<+>>>-- --<>-- * TOP STORIES * Just a few of last week's most intriguing! http://rense.com * Poles Exposed As Killers Of Jews In WWII Holocaust Event - Not Nazis * World's Biggest Oil Rig Sinking Off Brazil * Astronomers Want Firm Plan For Possible Asteroid Impact * Chemtrails - Carnicom Confirms Biologicals In Colorado HEPA Filter * The Truth Behind Those 'Feel-Good' Food Labels * Putin's Youth - Bart Simpson Would Be Proud * Women And Chocolate - Men And Salt * Gun Ownership - It's The Law In Kennesaw * Why The Colorado River Doesn't Meet The Sea * Road To Eco-Serfdom - Americans Lose All To UN Wildlands Project * Dr. Hal Puthoff On Remote Viewing And Zero Point Energy * Santee HS Killer Had 'Anger Counseling' Minutes Prior To Shooting * UPDATE Viking Mars Lander Photo Color-Altering Revealed * Parkinson's 'Miracle Cure' Turns Into A Catastrophe * Kellogg's Corn Dogs Test Positive For Illegal GM StarLink Corn * Vivid UFO Sightings Continue In Space And Worldwide * Activists Cite Major Hole In IRS Code * Israeli Troops Using New, Lethal Dart Grenades * NSA Releases UFO Info Under Freedom Of Information Act * New Magnetic-Electric Device - Power Home From Near Free Energy Source * American Jet Kills 5 US Soldiers With 500 Lb Bomb In Kuwait * Sharon Prepares To Legalize Torture Of Arabs * Saddam Trains New Army To Fight Alongside Palestinians * Egyptian Noblewoman Mummy's Face Revealed After 3,000 Years * Navy Plans To Practice Bomb Around California's Big Sur * UFOs Pictured In Historical Artwork * Seattle Earthquake Makes Artistic Statement Read these stories and more at http://www.rense.com --<>-- --<<<+>>>-- --<>-- Secret Weapons: Two Sisters' Terrifying True Story of Sex, Spies and Sabotage by Cheryl and Lynn Hersha with Dale Griffis and Ted Schwarz They were America's ultimate covert ammunition, the product of a top secret program to train guerilla leaders, assassins and couriers of information. http://www.hiddenmysteries.com/redir/index131.html --<>-- --<<<+>>>-- --<>-- * THIS WEEK'S GUESTS * 3-18 thru 3-23 Monday-Friday 7-10pm Pacific - Saturday 9pm - 3am Pacific Sunday 8pm-11pm Pacific (Please note Jeff's Guest schedule can change due to late breaking stories, etc). SUN 3-18 Eleanor White/Cheryl Welsh: Mind Control Skip Goebel/Greg McVay: Solar And Steam Power MON 3-19 Dr. Brigitte Boisselier, MD - Rael Cloning Project Ingrid Rimland: Another WWII Holocaust TUE 3-20 Nick Redfern/Jon Downes: UK UFO/Crypto Report Jeff Challender: New STS Shuttle UFO Photos WED 3-21 Loren Coleman: High Strangeness In America THU 3-22 Edgar Evans Cayce: Son Of 'The Sleeping Prophet' FRI 3-23 Brad Steiger: A Paranormal Evening Live Real Audio Broadcasts & Archives: http://rense.com --<>-- --<<<+>>>-- --<>-- The Healers Handbook: A Journey Into Hyperspace By Stewart Swerdlow Penetrates the secrets of creation through the mysterious principles of DNA. Swerdlow has identified the most basic archetypal expressions of consciousness and that DNA is comprised of four proteins corresponding precisely. 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