News for March 9, 2005

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Codex Alimentaris Ends U.S. Supplements in June 2005 - Working stealthily BIG PHARMA has rapidly pushed their legislative program (Codex Alimentaris) in Europe that will eliminate the free choice Americans now have to purchase vitamins, herbs, minerals, homeopathic remedies, aminoacids and nutritional supplements. This elimination of all competition for the pharmaceutical industry will produce an enormous increase in the already exorbitant profits earned by the pharmaceutical firms.

Scientists Gather Off Pacific Northwest Coast Hoping to Witness Undersea Tectonic Plates Pulling Apart - AP Staff / Aimee Herd reporting (Mar 9, 2005) Scientists from the University of Hawaii, Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration headed for the Endeavor Hot Vents last weekend, located off-shore near Vancouver Island and the mouth of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest. They were scrambling to view two tectonic plates, located under about 7,425 feet of water, pull apart as a possible result of the recent swarm of undersea earthquakes in the area.

Washington's Mount St. Helens Erupts Again as Northwest Geological Activity Continues - Christine Frey, Athima Chansanchai / Aimee Herd reporting (Mar 9, 2005) Mount St. Helens in Washington State surprised scientists yesterday (Tues.) late afternoon when it erupted again, spewing ash about 36,000 feet into the air. The eruption continued for about 30 minutes with the plume visible to onlookers even in parts of Oregon, and some ash fall accumulating as far east as Yakima.

All Arab countries to make peace with Israel in new initiative? - By Orly Halpern (March 8, 2005) Jordan is working behind the scenes with other Arab countries on an initiative in which all the Arab countries would make peace with Israel in exchange for Israel promising a viable Palestinian state, Jordan's King Abdullah II said this week.

Is this the coming fake peace with Israel the Bible talks about?

What the FDA Won't Tell You about the VeriChip - By Dale Hurd (March 2005) In an effort to jumpstart interest, the company launched the "Get Chipped" campaign. It is offering a discount to the first few hundred people who get the implant, and also plans to donate hundreds of scanners to the nation's trauma units to promote use of the VeriChip. But in a letter obtained by CBN News from the FDA to the VeriChip makers, the microchip is not completely safe. In fact, the letter lists a whole host of health risks associated with the device, including "adverse tissue reaction," "electrical hazards" and "MRI incompatibility." Applied Digital and the Food and Drug Administration refused our requests for an interview to discuss these risks.