On January 1, 2017, a law banning the use of all disposable plastics throughout the capital region, which was voted on in December 2016.
Researchers in the U.K. recently discovered drug-resistant malaria in 4 patients who had traveled to Africa, where the disease is rampant.
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.
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.”
Bayer and Monsanto executives met with Donald Trump on January, 11 2017 to discuss the biotech companies’ $66 billion merger.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for diabetes medications containing saxagliptin and alogliptin, linked to increased heart failure risk.
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.
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 company Ortho plans to phase out the use of neonicotinoid-pesticides by 2021 in order to protect the world’s pollinators.
Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.
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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.
Campbell Soup Company says it will be the first major food company to adopt food labels that will disclose genetically modified ingredients.