Janet Skarbek is a CPA with Masters of Taxation from Villanova Law. She is the author of "Planning Your Future: A Guide for Professional Women". Janet has testified in front of Congress at the House Ways and Means Committee's Hearing on Fundamental Tax Reform. She was also a speaker at President Bush's Conference on the workforce in the new millenium.
Skarbek privately uncovered the cluster of CJD cases in New Jersey. A friend of her mother, who works at the racetrack, died from CJD and when a second woman died from CJD, Janet was concerned for her mother's safety and became consumed with her own investigation that turned up over a dozen CJD cases related to people who had a relationship with the track.
Dr. Michael Greger, a coordinator with the Organic Consumers Association and investigator Janet Skarbek, discussed Mad Cow Disease which in its human form is called CJD. Greger suggested that the disease started in cows after they consumed diseased sheep parts, which was in their feed. While Europe has outlawed the feeding of slaughterhouse waste to their livestock, it is still being done in the US, as it is cost effective for agribusiness, he noted. This is "corporate greed at the highest level," without regard for public health, commented Skarbek.Tiny protein structures called prions, causes the illness explained Greger, and they can remain infectious even after being cooked at extremely high temperatures. The illness has a very long incubation period, where a person may not become sick until 10-20 years after being exposed, he added, noting that the riskiest products are cheap processed meats, such as those used in fast foods. Skarbek advocated for more testing of cows for t ... More »Host: George Noory
Investigative mythologist William Henry returned to the show to share mysteries of the Crucifixion and Easter. He described a "resurrection machine," as a 90-180 ft. tall device, that resembled the Ark of the Covenant, and came from the "Shining Ones," the gods of ancient Sumeria. ... More »Host: George Noory