Dr. Craig's Blog
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 10:55 PM PDT
Guess who spends the most money lobbying on agricultural lobbying? If
you answered, "Monsanto," you're correct. Most of their efforts, of
course, are focused on lobbying for GMOs -- to keep them legal and keep
them hidden in foods.
Do you know how much money Monsanto spent on lobbying in 2012?
The answer isnearly $6 million!
And in a close second, theAmerican Farm Bureau
Study shows 70 percent of Americans take prescription drugs...
Researchers find that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions,reports CBS Atlanta
.Researchers from the Mayo Clinic
, a non-profit medical and research center, report that antibiotics, antidepressants and painkiller opioids are the most common prescriptions given to Americans.Twenty percent of U.S. patients were also found to be on five or more prescription medications.