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Posted By bradford On February 2, 2014 @ 7:48 pm In Uncategorized | No Comments

By PCN Staff

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.


[2]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 [2] 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 [3] of the causes of cancer and options for prevention. If you agree, write to the show HERE [4]. Be sure to let us know [5] 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 [7]

CBC News (January 31, 2014)
Plasco founder Rod Bryden steps down [8]

Prevention Magazine (December 30, 2013)
6 Most Toxic Things In Your Purse [9]

Castlegar News (December 17, 2013)
Pesticides at top of council agenda [10]

CTV News (December 16, 2013)
Antibacterial soap makers must prove the chemicals are safe [11]

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

Media Release (December 2, 2013)
Note: PCN has endorsed this
Health advocates call on Indian government to end all use of asbestos [13]

Huffington Post (November 10, 2013)
Nut consumption associated with lower risk of pancreatic cancer in women: study [14]

IARC Release (October 17, 2013)
Outdoor air pollution a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths [14]


Also in the WINTER 2014 [15] Issue of An Ounce [16]


Published: February 4th, 2014

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[1] CLICK HERE: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/01/farmers-abandoning-gmo-seeds-reason-will-surprise/

[2] Image: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/main/issues-actions/2013-kiss-off-cancer-cook-off-rossland

[3] presented a false view: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Quirks-and-Quarks-letter.pdf

[4] HERE: http://www.cbc.ca/quirks/contact/

[5] let us know: mailto:info@preventcancernow.ca?subject=Quirks and Quarks

[6] CLICK HERE: http://www.ewg.org/research/dirty-dozen-list-endocrine-disruptors?inlist=Y&utm_source=201402endocrinedd&utm_medium=email&utm_content=first-link&utm_campaign=toxics

[7] Cancer ‘tidal wave’ on horizon, warns World Health Organization: http://bbc.in/1j8uMlR

[8] Plasco founder Rod Bryden steps down: http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/canada/ottawa/story/1.2518237

[9] 6 Most Toxic Things In Your Purse: http://www.prevention.com/health/healthy-living/6-most-toxic-things-your-purse

[10] Pesticides at top of council agenda: http://www.castlegarnews.com/news/236260701.html

[11] Antibacterial soap makers must prove the chemicals are safe: http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/antibacterial-soap-makers-must-prove-the-chemicals-are-safe-u-s-fda-1.1595386

[12] Global cancer cases exceed 14 million; developing countries most affected: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2013/12/global-cancer-cases-exceed-14-million-2013121212592574314.html

[13] Health advocates call on Indian government to end all use of asbestos: http://www.rightoncanada.ca/?p=2335

[14] Nut consumption associated with lower risk of pancreatic cancer in women: study: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/10/nuts-pancreatic-cancer-risk_n_4234906.html

[15] WINTER 2014: http://preventcancernow.ca/wp-content/plugins/st_newsletter/stnl_iframe.php?newsletter=53

[16] An Ounce: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/main/newsroom/newsletter-archive

[17] It is a New Year – help us build on strengths and successes!: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/it-is-a-new-year-help-us-build-on-strengths-and-successes

[18] Does the sunshine vitamin reduce your risk of cancer?: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/does-the-sunshine-vitamin-reduce-your-risk-of-cancer

[19] Should breast cancer be compensated as a workplace disease?: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/should-breast-cancer-be-compensated-as-a-workplace-disease

[20] The Buzz about the “new nicotine-like” insecticides: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/the-buzz-about-the-new-nicotine-like-insecticides

[21] Challenging impunity: holding industry and government leaders criminally accountable for putting industry profits ahead of human life: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/challenging-impunity-holding-industry-and-government-leaders-criminally-accountable-for-putting-industry-profits-ahead-of-human-life

[22] Hitting Home: Wireless antennae coming closer to homes and schools: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/hitting-home-wireless-antennae-coming-closer-to-homes-and-schools

[23] Do triclosan and other anti-microbial chemicals do more harm than good? The US FDA wants to see the proof: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/do-triclosan-and-other-anti-microbial-chemicals-do-more-harm-than-good-the-us-fda-wants-to-see-the-proof

[24] Dietary Supplements – Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware): http://www.preventcancernow.ca/dietary-supplements-caveat-emptor-buyer-beware

[25] Precautionary Principle: the Nicole Bruinsma Story: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/precautionary-principle-the-nicole-bruinsma-story

[26] Image: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/donate-to-pcn

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[29] The Mobile Phone App: 365 Daily Tips: http://preventcancernow.ca/new-mobile-phone-app-%e2%80%93-prevent-cancer-365-daily-tips-%e2%80%93-launched-sept-2013

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