In this age of instant, mass communication, it’s hard to cover up virtually anything, and yet there’s one story that has yet to be told on a wide scale – how organ trafficking has ballooned into a global business and that the practice is so widespread, one organ is sold every hour.
That’s according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which said recently in a report that there are new fears the illegal organ trade may once again be rising.
Here’s the way the process is supposed to work, at least in the U.S.:
According to the OrganDonor.gov Web site, which is operated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the first part is for people to actually enroll as donors, and this generally happens on the state level. «Most often this happens when obtaining or renewing a driver’s license or by going on-line Συνέχεια →
LARGO, FL — In a shocking decision delivered Feb 28th, President Obama’s Security and Exchange Commission ruled that PepsiCo’s use of aborted fetal remains in their research and development agreement with Senomyx to produce flavor enhancers falls under «ordinary business operations.»
The letter signed by Attorney Brian Pitko of the SEC Office of Chief Counsel was sent in response to a 36-page document submitted by PepsiCo attorneys in January, 2012. In that filing, PepsiCo pleaded with the SEC to reject the Shareholder’s Resolution filed in October 2011 that the company «adopt a corporate policy that recognizes human rights and employs ethical standards which do not involve using the remains of aborted human beings in both private and collaborative research and development agreements.»
PepsiCo lead attorney George A. Schieren noted that the resolution should be excluded because it «deals Συνέχεια →