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DNA Testing Reveals Herbal Supplements Often Missing the Advertised Herb* debt


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DNA Testing Reveals Herbal Supplements Often Missing the Advertised Herb* debt

DNA testing commissioned by New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has found that store brands of popular herbal supplements sold at major chain retailers often do not contain the advertised herb.* In fact, just 21 percent of the herbal products tested contained DNA from the herb promised on the label. 79 percent either had no DNA from the advertised herb or had DNA evidence of material from other plants, such as rice, beans, pine, and other fillers or contaminants. 


By CSPI, USA.


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Human Rights, Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration: A New Paradigm debt


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Human Rights, Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration: A New Paradigm debt

Climate change and environmental degradation will likely displace millions of people in the coming years, either directly or indirectly. Although today’s international legal framework provides a degree of protection to certain environmental migrants, major gaps in the framework often prevent recognition of their vulnerability and endanger their rights. 


By Migration Policy Institute, , USA.


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Education Reform in a Changing Georgia: A Tumultuous Decade: Employment Outcomes of Immigrants in the Czech Republic debt


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Education Reform in a Changing Georgia: A Tumultuous Decade: Employment Outcomes of Immigrants in the Czech Republic debt

The immigrant population in the Czech Republic has grown considerably over the past 15 years, more than doubling since 2000. The 2000s also brought significant changes to the Czech labor market, and to the profile of migrants coming to the country and settling for the long term—not least because of significant institutional and policy changes resulting from accession to the European Union, as well as the arrival of the economic crisis at the end of the decade. This changing political and economic climate coincides with substantial fluctuations in immigrants’ economic outcomes. >


By Migration Policy Institute, , USA.


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