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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Megalithic! Astonishing Ancient Baalbek Lebanon Full Video

Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/19/us/politics/trump-israel-palestinians-human-rights.html

What Is Going On With The Two Koreas?

One Card to Rule Them All

A New Perception of Reality: The Work Stations

The Hal Talks I - The Timeline Event & The Infection

 

Randi's website http://toveje.dk/ Other important HAL links: THE HAL CLASSES http://toveje.dk/the-hal-classes/inde... YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIpM... and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTxf... This is the first in a series of questions and answers about The Higher Awareness Lifestyle, or HAL. Randi Green is the owner, founder, and discoverer of HAL, or The Work, as it's known by its students and practitioners. This video series will be something she and Bibi Tinsley will be offering on a regular basis. If you're not familiar with Randi's work, I think the best way to go about intros is to read the following from her website, http://toveje.dk/: About Randi, in her own words: “In essence, I am just like anybody else. And then perhaps not. I never really was. I have tried though to fit in but that was not what the otherworldly races had in mind for me. Not by my choice but by a line of events that happened in an alternate timeline - sounds crazy, right? Anyways, I am here in this timeline now and I work to change the future for humanity so they can regain their full capacity as a united human race. I have a broad theoretical and practical background in various forms of Business, Economics, Strategy, Management & Organization, Marketing, Human Resources, Career Planning, and Accounting. I have mainly worked with recruiting, administration and management. I have a BA in Theology too. Along the way, I chose to educate myself as a Psychotherapist, following the guidelines of the Danish educational system and standards. I have worked for over 15 years as a Psychotherapist and Personal Life Coach.” _______________________ Bibi Tinsley I was drawn to Randi and her work a little over a year ago, and yes, the questions are many; however, the rewards are truly immense! This is information that you absolutely will not find anywhere else! I'm Bibi Tinsley, and you can find examples of my writing and my photography on my website https://thebibiblog.me. These Q and A's will also have a place on my YouTube channel: The Bibi Blog Channel http://bit.ly/2Jw4Ft9 I was born and raised in Chicago during the fifties and sixties. The attempt by my parents and educators to turn me into a model of ladylike citizenry failed utterly. Coming of age in the sixties brought with it colorful adventures with marvelous people, let me tell you! I have pursued the path of seeking truth and self-knowledge since I was a young teenager. I am a trained stage actress and spent many years "trodding the boards", as well as working in Indy films and doing commercials. I now spend my time writing and doing macro photography of crystals and wild things from and around my home in Los Angeles. Did I say that I'm practicing the Higher Awareness Lifestyle? Yes! That I am. :) THE BIBI BLOG https://thebibiblog.meut due to my discovery of Randi Green, and her unique work that is out-of-this-world - in more ways than you can imagine. :)

Jay Parker Exposes The Satanic Pedophile Guild That Runs The Government

Killing For Profit - Big Food & Big Pharma

RANONG FLOODS | Ch3Thailand

Parts Of Texas Submerged After Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Floods

Flash Floods, Tornadoes, Baseball Size Hail In CO, NE, NH, IL, KS, & TX Hit Hard, Again

Iranian Women Take on Stadium Ban Back Home at Russia's World Cup

https://themoscowtimes.com/articles/iranian-women-take-on-stadium-ban-at-world-cup-61936

Melania Calls Secret Service On Peter Fonda After Pedo Rape-Cage Tweet

The office of the First Lady called the Secret Service on Peter Fonda after the Hollywood actor called for kidnapping 11-year-old Barron Trump and throwing him in a cage with pedophiles. In a now-deleted series of vulgar tweets, Fonda wrote: "WE SHOULD RIP HIM FROM HIS MOTHER'S ARMS AND PUT HIM IN A CAGE WITH PEDOPHILES AND SEE IF MOTHER WILL STAND UP AGAINST THE GIANT ASSHOLE SHE IS MARRIED TO."
Spokesperson for the first lady Stephanie Grisham told The Daily Caller that the Secret Service has been “notified” of the threat.
“The tweet is sick and irresponsible and USSS has been notified,” Grisham said. -Daily Caller
Fonda then went on a tirade against White House officials, including Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
"Maybe we should take her children away and deport her to Arkansas, and giving her children to Stephen Goebbels Miller for safekeeping," Fonda tweeted, referring to White House aide Stephen Miller - largely credited for the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy. 
 
Spokesperson for the first lady Stephanie Grisham told The Daily Caller that the Secret Service has been “notified” of the threat.
“The tweet is sick and irresponsible and USSS has been notified,” Grisham said. -Daily Caller
Fonda then went on a tirade against White House officials, including Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Macron-Merkel Euro Plan Is Released. Here's How It Stacks Up

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-20/the-macron-merkel-euro-plan-is-released-here-s-how-it-stacks-up

Creamy Sweet Potato & Cashew Dressing - You Won't Believe it's vegan!

Large Sunspot Growing, Storms, Quakes | S0 News Jun.20.2018

PEST-MINSTER What is the Westminster sex scandal, which MPs have been involved and what are the new sanctions?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4780221/mps-sex-scandal-allegations-sanctions-names/

The neurons that rewrite traumatic memories

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180614213824.htm

Chilean law enforcement question Vatican sex abuse envoy at airport

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-abuse/chilean-law-enforcement-question-vatican-sex-abuse-envoy-at-airport-idUSKBN1JF24L

Mark Devlin cynical rant. The official version of everything

GMO Expert Jeffrey Smith Discusses the Dangers of Roundup, Weed Killer and Cancer

State Of Emergency - NW Wisconsin

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Spirit Science ~ The Dirt on Agriculture

 

Welcome back to Spirit Science! Today we get our hands dirty as we investigate the plant agricultural systems of our modern world, and discover what is happening beneath our feet around the world. Because of the way we have constructed our lives as a species when investigating industrial plant-based agricultural, we have found that the system is in the same kind of trouble as it is with the other industries that we’ve looked at previously. The issues surrounding plant-based agriculture are slightly different, but don’t let that fool you. They are just as dangerous as any other of the heavily commercialized industrial practices are on our health. Although there seem to be fewer diseases related to consuming mass produced plants they are still responsible for major health issues due to modern chemical agriculture, genetic modification, and low nutrient quality. When we found out that the most traditionally nourishing plant foods on the planet now have the lowest levels of nutrients within them that they ever have, we just had to find out why! One of the things we found out is that it all comes down to the dirt.

Mark Passio Nazism Was Created By The Cult Of The Black Sun

New Special Edition Trump-Temple Coin Minted for Israel’s 70th Anniversary-The End of the Exile

https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/105767/new-special-edition-temple-coin-minted-for-israels-70th-anniversary-the-end-of-the-exile/

The Belt and Road Initiative… why do we hear nothing of it here in the U.S.?



 
https://theamericanawakening.org/the-american-awakening-the-belt-and-road-initiative-why-do-we-hear-nothing-of-it-here-in-the-u-s/

Why Aleksandr Dugin’s “Neo-Eurasianism” Is not Eurasianist

http://neweasterneurope.eu/2018/06/08/aleksandr-dugins-neo-eurasianism-not-eurasianist/

Spying - "The Moscow, Tel Aviv, New York Axis"

Bunting’s map and Israel on China’s new silk road

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/buntings-map-and-israel-on-chinas-new-silk-road/

ONE BELT, ONE ROAD Israel’s role in China’s flagship policy.

https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/One-Belt-One-Road-504129

34000 Lightning Strikes & The Rain has Finally begun in Texas!

Papua New Guinea declares nine-month state of emergency over riots

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-16/papua-new-guinea-declares-state-of-emergency-over-riots/9877830

Monday, June 18, 2018

Trump Orders Pentagon To "Immediately Establish A Space Force"

WM 2018 – Warum Deutschland auf allen Ebenen verliert

Solar Wind Impact, Volcano Bursts, Major Storms | S0 News Jun.18.2018

Full body teleportation system

https://patents.google.com/patent/US20060071122A1/en?assignee=St+Clair+John+Q

After Kenya, now Uganda: Giant cracks destroy over 300 houses

http://strangesounds.org/2018/05/after-kenya-now-uganda-giant-cracks-destroy-over-300-houses-and-prompt-evacuation-of-dozens-of-residents-in-uganda-in-the-east-african-rift-videos-and-pictures.html

Democrat Admits Child Migrant Crisis "Was Kept Very Quiet Under Obama"

Having lost control of the 'Russia collusion' narrative (still evidence-less after 18 months and increasingly exposed for bias), and unable to gain any traction with their attacks on the Trump-Kim summit (hard to make a case that more nuclear armageddon threats are better than less), the deep state (hand in mouth with the left and the media) are currently attempting to spin Trump's enforcement of Obama policies as an indication that he is a baby-stealing racist.
You've seen the sad, dramatic, emotive images...
 
There's just one problem - it's all a lie...
 
And now, as The Daily Caller reports, Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar is admitting that the Obama administration attempted to cover up the child migrant crisis occurring at the Southern border.
“It was kept very quiet under the Obama Administration. There were large numbers of people coming in. The Obama administration was trying to keep this quiet,” Cuellar told CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield.
Whitfield displayed a 2014 image of migrant children held in cages at a detention center, and Cuellar said that he released similar photos of children separated from their parents.

Studies Based on Three Continents Show Higher Than Recommended Doses of Vitamin D Prevents Cancer

Research utilizing combined data from 17 studies that included more than 12,000 people from the U.S., Europe, and Asia found that optimal levels of vitamin D for colon cancer prevention are higher than the current U.S. recommendation of 600 international units (IU) per day. 

In the absence of Vitamin D from sunlight, disease increases more than 1000 percent. Experts suggest that the chances of getting vitamin D from your diet are very low. 

Humans make 90 percent of our vitamin D naturally from sunlight exposure to our skin -- specifically, from ultraviolet B exposure to the skin, which naturally initiates the conversion of cholesterol in the skin to vitamin D3.

Theories linking vitamin D deficiency to certain cancers have been tested and confirmed in more than 200 epidemiological studies, and understanding of its physiological basis stems from more than 2,500 laboratory studies, according to epidemiologist Cedric Garland, DrPH, professor of family and preventive medicine at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. "This is the number one chemopreventive substance on the planet and its natural without side effects."

Higher blood concentrations of vitamin D are linked to a lower risk of colorectal cancer, especially in women, according to the large new study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society, and 20 other medical centers and organizations around the world.

They concluded that "optimal" levels of the vitamin for colorectal cancer prevention are greater than those recommended by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, which are based only on bone health.
How much vitamin D people should get has been a subject of controversy for years. Authors of the new paper said one problem with past studies was substantial differences in the tests used to measure 25-hydroxyvitamin D, the most widely accepted measure of the vitamin's concentration in the blood. The few previous randomized trials on vitamin D supplements and colorectal cancer didn't show an effect, perhaps because of their size or compliance issues, the authors said.
The new study addressed many of the gaps and problems of earlier studies, according to Smith-Warner. It used a single, widely accepted test for vitamin D measurements and standardized the data that already existed. 
Both D3 and D2 precursors are hydroxylated in the liver and kidneys to form 25- hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), the non-active 'storage' form, and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D (1,25(OH)2D), the biologically active form that is tightly controlled by the body.
There is growing evidence that 1,25(OH)2D has anticancer effects, but the discovery that non-kidney cells can also hydroxylate 25(OH)D had profound implications, implying that higher 25(OH)D levels could protect against cancer in the local sites.
People with blood vitamin D levels above the recommended concentrations had a 22% lower risk of getting colorectal cancer, although it's unclear what the optimal level of vitamin D might be for reducing the risk.
Colorectal cancer kills more than 50,000 people a year in the U.S. It's the third most common cancer and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.

Why Are We Here? A Gnostic Take On The Point of Life with Dan of Overwatch Project

Benjamin Netanyahu tells Vladimir Putin: ‘Iran has to withdraw from all of Syria’

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/benjamin-netanyahu-tells-vladimir-putin-iran-has-to-withdraw-from-all-of-syria

Flash flooding washes out roads, opens 60 sinkholes in upper Michigan

https://www.ajc.com/news/flash-flooding-washes-out-roads-opens-sinkholes-upper-michigan/by1Q6WGknT0maSmmRuNF1K/

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Sun Affects Whole Atmosphere, Electroquakes | S0 News Jun.17.2018

Just Because A Message Comes From Heaven.......


Vatican Official Explains Why Cardinal Parolin Attended Bilderberg Meeting

http://www.ncregister.com/blog/edward-pentin/spokesman-explains-why-cardinal-parolin-attended-bilderberg-meeting

Russian police launch crime report blackout on Putin's orders

http://nationalpost.com/news/world/russian-police-launch-crime-report-blackout-on-putins-orders

Baalbek Temple: The Mega-Platforms Built by Giants

 

Join Megalithomania to explore Baalbek and Lebanon in October 2018: www.megalithomania.co.uk/turkey2018.html. In part four of the series, Hugh Newman explores the biggest stones at the main temple of Baalbek in Lebanon, and the mighty western and northern walls that contain some of the largest megaliths on the planet. PART 1: https://youtu.be/Z0P3jSOY4-w PART 2: https://youtu.be/qmFYmFYejd4 PART 3: https://youtu.be/vee3g_LGmjc

The End Of Merkel? CDU Lawmaker Admits Germany Could Have A New Chancellor "By The End Of Next Week"

It's looking increasingly likely that German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have attended her last G-7 conference.
A day after the euro whipsawed on conflicting reports touting the collapse of Merkel's governing coalition, a lawmaker from Merkel's own party said the Chancellor could be out by the end of next week during an appearance on BBC World at One (via Express). On Friday, German media reported that Merkel's junior coalition partner, the CSU, had announced the end of its alliance with Merkel's CDU - though that report was quickly denied.
While the German public's anger over Merkel's "open door" policy has been simmering for years, the instability within the ruling coalition - which features a decades-old political alliance between the CDU and CSU - intensified when Merkel decided over the weekend to veto a plan by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer aimed at controlling and reducing illegal migration. The minister’s refusal to back down has already shattered an uneasy truce between conservative backers and opponents of her liberal asylum policy.
Whittaker  

German MP Kai Whittaker, a CDU member, said Merkel's clashes with Seehofer - who is demanding that German border police be given the right to turn back migrants without identity papers or who are already registered elsewhere in the European Union - are threatening to bring about "a new political situation. And probably a new chancellor."
As Whittaker astutely points out, the political crisis stems from the fact that the issue of immigration has become "a power question".  The AfD, which outperformed expectations during Germany's fall elections, owes its rise largely to its anti-asylum stance. And as the chaos builds, Whittaker explained that German lawmakers are largely in the dark about what is happening with the leadership.
"We are in a serious situation because the question of the migration crisis evolved into a power question...the question is who is leading the Government? Is it Angela Merkel or is it Horst Seehofer? Everybody seems to be standing firm and that's the problem."
[...]
There is a master plan to solve the migration crisis, which consists of 63 ideas of Horst Seehofer.
Wittaker also pointed out that Seehofer's clashes with Merkel could be linked to upcoming local elections in Bavaria, where the conservative party is concerned about retaining a majority.
"This must have to do with the coming election in Bavaria because it is vital for the Conservatives to win an overall majority because that’s why they have a national importance."
"This kind of has the potential to diminish the authority of her and Horst Seehofer and it could well be that at the end of next week we have a new situation. Probably a new Chancellor."
Read more: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-16/cdu-lawmaker-says-germany-could-have-new-chancellor-end-next-week

Sea creatures fall from the sky during intense storm in Chinese coastal city

http://strangesounds.org/2018/06/octopus-starfish-and-shrimps-sea-creatures-fall-from-the-sky-during-intense-storm-in-chinese-coastal-city.html

Q Anon & Occultism: Follow the White Rabbit

Saturday, June 16, 2018

What Lies Beneath Russia's World Cup Glam and Glitter?

https://themoscowtimes.com/articles/whats-under-the-glitter-61816

Tesla Belonging To Mary McCormack Husband Spontaneously Combusts In LA Street

Who knew that Teslas now come with Elon Musk's famous "not a flamethrower" flamethrower included?
The Tesla Model S belonging to the husband of actress Mary McCormack spontaneously combusted in Los Angeles. In a late Friday tweet, the West Wing actress said that flames burst out of the undercarriage - most likely the car's battery compartment - while her husband was driving the car on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles.
"No accident, out of the blue, in traffic on Santa Monica Blvd.  Thank you to the kind couple who flagged him down and told him to pull over. And thank god my three little girls weren’t in the car with him"
@Tesla This is what happened to my husband and his car today. No accident,out of the blue, in traffic on Santa Monica Blvd. Thank you to the kind couple who flagged him down and told him to pull over. And thank god my three little girls weren’t in the car with him
In the 45-second clip, a police officer can be heard warning onlookers to "stand clear" of the car in case it blows. It was not immediately clear if McCormack recorded the footage, although police dispatch radio can be heard in the background.
The latest Tesla fiasco comes amid growing criticism of Musk's production methods and scrutiny for Tesla over the safety of its vehicles following multiple crashes in recent months, several of which deadly.

A recent NTSB report found a Model X car running on autopilot was accelerating as it hit a barrier on a California highway, killing the driver. Regulators said that the lithium-ion battery in the electric car was breached following the crash, causing a fire to break out as the wreckage sat by the roadside, then proceeded to reignite several days later.  

Weather Outlook, Antarctic Imagination | S0 News Jun.16.2018

The Hydrogen Peroxide Ear Treatment

Rupert Sheldrake : The Science Delusion

Mark Passio Most Christians Are Practicing Satanists

Israel ‘is selling nuclear information’ to Saudi Arabia

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180531-israel-is-selling-nuclear-information-to-saudi-arabia/

RUSSIA BREAKS FROM PACK, HOLDS NATIONAL DAY RECEPTION IN JERUSALEM

https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Russia-breaks-from-pack-holds-national-day-reception-in-Jerusalem-560020

Inside the Former Walmart That Is Now a Shelter for Almost 1,500 Migrant Children

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/14/us/family-separation-migrant-children-detention.html

Friday, June 15, 2018

Opposition Candidates Denied Spot in Moscow Mayoral Run

https://themoscowtimes.com/news/moscow-opposition-candidates-denied-61857

GLOBAL CONTROL GRID & THE BLACK BUDGET!

 

CATHERINE AUSTIN FITTS & DARK JOURNALIST: GLOBAL CONTROL GRID & THE BLACK BUDGET! Exclusive Part 2 with Former Assistant Housing Secretary Catherine Austin Fitts on Control 101: Stunning Black Budget Corruption! Who or What is in Control of the World? Catherine Austin Fitts from The Solari Report goes in-depth on the various hidden systems of control being rolled out in 2018 by nefarious covert forces controlling financial, political, cultural and technological issues! TOPICS: * Black Budget * Mind Control * Financial Coup * Control Files * Covert Surveillance * Media Manipulation * Entrainment Technologies * UFO Technology

Cosmic Jets & Dust, Volcano, Habitable Moons | S0 News Jun.15.2018

Trump Authorizes Funding For White Helmets Previously Put On Hold

Euro, stocks recover as German coalition breakup report denied

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-markets/euro-stocks-recover-as-german-coalition-breakup-report-denied-idUSKBN1JB18V

Will Israeli companies participate in the NEOM project?

http://neomsaudicity.net/israeli-companies-participate-neom-project/

TIPS FOR DATING A NON-VEGAN | the 6 things that have helped me most

The 2045 Avatar Project Occult Science

 

Transhumanism Links: 2045 Avatar Project Video: https://youtu.be/01hbkh4hXEk Global Future 2045 Initiative: http://gf2045.com India Future Society: http://indiafuturesociety.org World Future Society: http://www.wfs.org CRISPR: https://youtu.be/jAhjPd4uNFY The Venus Project: https://www.thevenusproject.com Zoltan Istvan: http://www.zoltanistvan.com/

Russia to invest billions of dollars in Saudi Arabia’s future megacity

https://www.rt.com/business/407824-neom-saudi-arabia-russia/

Saudi Arabia Might Recognize Israel Because Of NEOM

https://orientalreview.org/2017/10/26/saudi-arabia-might-recognize-israel-because-of-neom/

The Bilderberg Plan to Force Us on the Digital Grid

US Intelligence Developing Better Storage To HOARD YOUR DATA Based On Human DNA

Mac Slavo
June 13th, 2018
SHTFplan.com
Since the United States insists on spying its own people and saving massive amounts of personal data, the government is running out of storage space.  So now, they are developing a new and improved data storage system based on human DNA.
It’s obvious the spying isn’t going to stop, and the US is no longer making it a secret that they want every scrap of data available on you stored. The Molecular Information Storage program, run by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), is recruiting scientists to help develop a system for storing huge amounts of data on sequence-controlled polymer, molecules with a similar makeup and structure to DNA.
According to RT, US intelligence services struggle to store the trove of data collected during their snooping operations, so a team of researchers is developing the radical new storage technology. The issue for the government of how to store data is one the world’s intelligence services intend to solve for the overbearing governments of the planet. Costly data centers take up huge amounts of land, which is unsustainable given the increasing amount of data generated by each person on a daily basis.
Some data centers are currently being housed in urban locations. The Lakeside Technology Center in Chicago is the largest data storage facility in the US. It spans a whopping 1.1 million square feet, which is equivalent to an entire city block. The site is actually at the location of the former printing press for the Yellow Pages, but the center was transformed in 1999 and now holds more than 50 generators whirring around the clock. The Chicago facility is only matched by the NSA’s $1.5 billion Bumblehive data center in Bluffdale, Utah, which is just over 1 million square feet.
This new technology being developed by the US has huge potential as researchers believe DNA-like polymer technology can store data more than 100,000 times more efficiently than current methods. The IARPA hopes that it could one-day process entire exabytes of data while reducing the amount of physical space required to store all that personal information. To give you an idea of the scale: one exabyte, or one quintillion bytes, is four million times the storage capacity of a 256GB iPhone X. 
“Faced with exponential data growth, large data consumers may soon face a choice between investing exponentially more resources in storage or discarding an exponentially increasing fraction of data,” the IARPA said in a statement cited by Nextgov. And we all know the government cannot be bothered to leave us alone and give us privacy, so they intend to spend a lot of our money so they can continue to keep tabs on all of us. It’s actually rather demented when one logically thinks about it.
There are three distinct strands to the project, reported RT. The agency is hoping to create systems for storing and retrieving information, as the IARPA is calling on developers to help put together an easy-to-use operating system.
We will never have privacy again if the US government has anything to say about it.

Skip The Turmeric Smoothies and Lattes

The internet is rife with claims about the healing powers of turmeric and many of the claims do have scientific merit. The claims have also caused a sharp increase in the marketing tactics of beverages in the fast food and restaurant industry. Is the quality of the turmeric you are receiving in everything from lattes to smoothies effective or toxic?

More than 300 herbs and spices are used in Chinese medicine, where cinnamon is the go-to option for those wanting relief from muscle pain, as well as being recommended to control excessive sweating, among other ailments. Spices may be added to food or steeped in liquid as a medicinal drink, often in combination.

The promise of the medicinal benefits of spices is rooted in traditional medicine. In holistic Ayurvedic medicine, which has been practiced for more than 3000 years in what is now India, turmeric is mixed with milk as a remedy for colds or made into a paste that is applied as a topical treatment for sprains or inflamed joints. Curcumin has increasingly come under the scientific spotlight in recent years, with studies investigating its potential health benefits.

One of the most comprehensive summaries of a review of 700 turmeric studies to date was published by the respected ethnobotanist James A. Duke, Ph.D. He showed that turmeric appears to outperform many pharmaceuticals in its effects against several chronic, debilitating diseases, and does so with virtually no adverse side effects. 
In the past few years, as our appetite has grown for functional foods -- those with health benefits beyond their nutritional value -- spices have reached cult status. In Europe, imports of spices and herbs have increased by 6.1 percent annually between 2012 and 2016. Google searches for turmeric shot up 300 percent in the US over this period. And sales of supplements of curcumin, an active ingredient in turmeric, reportedly raked in over $20 million in 2014.

Contaminated Sources

Increasing numbers of fast food chains and restaurants have climbed aboard the turmeric marketing train and are bulk sourcing turmeric from suppliers who offer contaminated sources. Last year, at least eight turmeric spice manufacturers were been forced to issue "voluntary" recalls of their turmeric products due to dangerous levels of lead found in their spices. The official FDA recall notice can be found here.

According to the FDA page itself, "Lead can accumulate in the body over time. Too much can cause health problems, including delayed mental and physical development and learning deficiencies. Pregnant women, infants, and young children especially should avoid exposure to lead. People concerned about blood lead levels should contact their physician or health clinic to ask about testing."

A recent study, published in Public Health Reportsthe official journal of the US Public Health Service and the US Surgeon General, described how as many as 13 different brands of turmeric-containing products have been recalled from stores around the country due to lead contamination. 

What's worse, the study also mentions several cases of child lead poisoning in the United States resulting from the consumption of spices -- including turmeric.
In an independent study, samples of turmeric were collected from over 30 retail and independent stores in the greater Boston area.
When the samples were analyzed, scientists found more than 50% contained lead concentrations well above what is allowable by the FDA.
Starts at The Source
To understand how prominent contamination was inside people’s homes, Harvard University conducted a surveillance study in rural Bangladesh.
After collecting samples from 18 households, the researchers reported lead concentrations of up to 483 ppm in turmeric samples.
The maximum allowable level of lead in India and Bangladesh is a bit more generous compared to the United States, at 2.5 ppm, but case reports routinely show contamination levels up to 100x that.
Over the years, numerous newspapers, independent organizations, and reporters have found alarmingly high levels of lead contamination in all varieties of turmeric products from stores, processing facilities, and people’s homes.
Furthermore, several international media outlets have reported that adulteration of turmeric with lead is a routine and ongoing problem today.
Are turmeric growers are intentionally adding lead? Reporters speculate that lead chromate, which is identical in color, is added to enhance the weight and the color.

Adulterated turmeric has popped up in bulk sources around the world, often distributed to local suppliers and restaurants chains. The use of color dyes gives the traditional turmeric color to added fillers. According to Dr. Mercola, another harmful ingredient which may be present especially in turmeric supplements is Dibasic Calcium Phosphate (DCP). The use of metanil yellow colour and lead chromate are most common. The use of color is common in countries like India. This is unfortunate as India is the largest producer, consumer, and exporter of turmeric in the world. This is known to negatively impact nervous system of the body and may cause cancer according to some experts.

Finding Good Sources of Turmeric
These are typically not found in beverage chains. The easiest thing you should be doing is to see if the product you plan to buy has been certified as "organic" by a known and reputed third party agency. For example in the US. Any product which is genuinely organic gets a USDA certification. When USDA certifies this the producer can put a mark like the one in right on its product which can assure you it's tested.

It is great if your producer can meet international standards set for food safety:
  • Hazards and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • ISO certifications for quality, safety, and other important qualities
  • Kosher Food Certification