West Coast Ports Tackle Backlog

U.S. West Coast ports will resume full operations from Saturday evening after a tentative labor deal was reached between a dockworkers union and a group of shippers, easing months of disruptions to trans-Pacific trade that have hit businesses from automakers to meat exports. To view this article, click here.

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Fluoride May Trigger Depression and Weight Gain

Fluoride could be causing depression and weight gain and councils should stop adding it to drinking water to prevent tooth decay, scientists have warned. To view the full article, click here. To purchase a set of fluoride reduction filters, click here.

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Flint’s Water Woes

In a city where residents have felt under siege for years — from crime, bad press and an emergency manager some feel forced upon them — the newest threat pours from kitchen spigots and showerheads. Read more. View our powerful Black Berkey® Elements here.

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Longshore Union, U.S. West Coast port talks

The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long contract talks seen by the shipping industry as a contributing factor in chronic cargo backups. Please click here to view entire article.

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Port Congestion Here to Stay

Greg Knowler, Senior Asia Editor | Nov 28, 2014 2:14 AM EST There will be no speedy solution to the congestion that is creating bottlenecks at ports around the world as terminals battle to cope with growing trade and surges in container volume. Stanley Smulders, senior vice president for Asia-Europe and West Africa trade management for […]

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Congress increases pressure on shipping delays

Mark Szakonyi, Associate Managing Editor  | Nov 12, 2014 3:36PM EST WASHINGTON ­ After weeks of remaining relatively quiet on U.S. West Coast labor tensions, Congress is raising its voice on the need for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and waterfront employers to forge a new labor contract. Six senators from California, Washington and […]

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Antibiotic and Heavy Metal Contamination

Low concentrations of various pharmaceutical drugs are making their way into our water systems and soil through improper disposal, such as flushing, and through human excretion. Read full article here. To view our powerful water filtration products, click here.

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Berkey® Beats All Other Gravity Filtration Systems

When it comes to the reduction or removal of heavy metals and toxic elements from water, Big Berkey water filters easily beat ProPur, according to independent lab tests conducted at the Natural News Forensic Food Labs and published online today. Read Berkey Beats All Other Gravity Filtration Systems.  Water Filter Lab independent test results. Big Berkey individual test results. […]

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