Mike Barrett

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Mike is the co-founder, editor, and researcher behind Natural Society. Studying the work of top natural health activists, and writing special reports for top 10 alternative health websites. He has written hundreds of articles and pages on how to obtain optimum wellness through natural health.

His articles have been picked up across the web, appearing on sites such as Drudge Report, Infowars, NationofChange, and many others. His passion to natural health and overcoming a declining health-food nation is what drives him to help the millions of individuals NaturalSociety reaches.

"It is more important than ever to fight for nationwide food reform where there is a garden at every home, a 'medicine cabinet' of herbs in every kitchen, and burning desire for freedom in every person. It's time to take back what was once ours."

Recent articles by Mike Barrett

Delhi Government Passes a Disposable Plastics Ban for the 2nd Time

On January 1, 2017, a law banning the use of all disposable plastics throughout the capital region, which was voted on in December 2016.

Drug-Resistant Malaria Appears in the U.K.

Researchers in the U.K. recently discovered drug-resistant malaria in 4 patients who had traveled to Africa, where the disease is rampant.

What You Should Know About the Carcinogenic Nature of Overcooked Foods

As part of a new campaign, the U.K.’s Food Standards Agency is warning that overcooking starchy foods releases a substance known to cause cancer.

Non-Browning GMO Arctic Apples to Hit Store Shelves Soon

Genetically modified apples engineered to brown more slowly than traditional apples will hit store shelves next month, but they won’t be overtly labeled “GMO.”

Will Donald Trump Give Bayer and Monsanto His Blessing to Merge?

Bayer and Monsanto executives met with Donald Trump on January, 11 2017 to discuss the biotech companies’ $66 billion merger.

A Superbug Resistant to 26 Antibiotics Takes Life of Elderly Woman

A CDC report details the death of a woman who was taken by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, a superbug resistant to antibiotics available in the U.S.

New FDA Rule Makes it Harder for Farmers to Give Animals Antibiotics

On January 1, the FDA took an important step in fighting antimicrobial resistance when it banned the use of antibiotics to help livestock gain weight.

Monsanto is Being Sued by Port of Portland over PCB Contamination

The Port of Portland is suing Monsanto over PCB contamination, alleging the company knew the hazards of PCBs as early as 1937, but did nothing.

Physicians Group Releases Screen Time Guidelines for Kids

Experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics say TV, apps, and games aren’t the enemy, but parents need to limit their child’s use of them.

FDA Issues Warning for 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for diabetes medications containing saxagliptin and alogliptin, linked to increased heart failure risk.

This Grocery Store is Replacing Candy in its Checkout Aisles with Healthy Alternatives

Grocery chain Aldi announced earlier this year that it will be replacing the candy in checkout aisles with more healthful alternatives by the end of 2016.

Farmers Sue USDA for Appointing Unqualified Individuals to Organics Board

The Cornucopia Institute and 2 of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals were appointed to determine what is “organic.”

Pest-Control Giant to Phase out Use of Bee-Killing Chemicals by 2021

Pest-control company Ortho plans to phase out the use of neonicotinoid-pesticides by 2021 in order to protect the world’s pollinators.

Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN as Farmers, Individuals go Organic

Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.

BIG News! Senate Refuses DARK Act, Protects Americans’ Right to Know

Big News! The Senate just made the right decision in voting AGAINST a food bill that would effectively ruin GMO labeling across the country and keep Americans in the dark about what they are eating. The bill, appropriately deemed the DARK Act (Denying Americans the Right to Know act), would halt states’ decisions to enact mandatory […]

This is Why Chipotle is Closing ALL Stores Feb 8 (Temporarily)

Chipotle announced that it will be temporary shutting down all of its restaurant on February 8th for a food safety meeting due to a slew of E. coli outbreaks.

Breaking: Campbell Soup to Adopt GMO Labels on its Products

Campbell Soup Company says it will be the first major food company to adopt food labels that will disclose genetically modified ingredients.