Pepper. Brazil beats India

Month: June 2020 The name pepper comes from Sanskrit pippali, meaning berry. Vasco de Gama discovered sea-spice route to India in 1498 mainly to procure pepper. Vietnam began cultivation of pepper only in 1990s , but in 2003 overtook India as the world’s largest...

Is there cancer catastrophe in India?

Year: 2020 We have all read, rather repeatedly, in the media that there is a cancer catastrophe in India especially in Punjab on account of intensive agriculture that requires use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers. This is a misinformation campaign by foreign...

Carcinogens. What does WHO listing show?

Month: June 2020 International Agency for Research on Cancer (an organ of WHO) lists certain natural products, foods and chemicals as having cancer causing potential. What most do not know is that the list also includes the following: Alcohol Aluminum production...