Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Meets with Monsanto to Discuss Agricultural ‘Advances’ for 2016

United States Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, recently met with high-ups at Monsanto and other companies to discuss agricultural ‘advances’ for 2016.


Video: The TRUTH About Christmas, Holidays, and Giving

In this video, Anthony Gucciardi breaks down the truth about Christmas and all holidays, explaining how the holiday spirit should extend to every day.


Congress Decided we Don’t Deserve to Know Where Meat Comes From

The spending bill passed by Congress last week repealed country-of-origin labeling designed to let Americans know where their meat comes from.


PepsiCo to Release ‘Organic Gatorade,’ But What Does that Mean?

PepsiCo says it will release a line of organic Gatorade in 2016, but there is no word on exactly what that means. Can we trust PepsiCo?


Huge: Spending Bill Forces FDA to Label the New GM Salmon

The Food and Drug Administration may be forced to finalize guidelines for the labeling of the recently-approved genetically modified (GM) salmon.


Breaking: Dow Going to Criminal Court in Bhopal 31 Years After Chemical Explosion

Dow will be forced to make an appearance in court in Bhopal for the 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster, a large chemical explosion.


Venezuela Rejects the Production, Distribution, and Importation of GM Seeds

The country of Venezuela, through its National Assembly, has approved a law that will ban GMOs and prohibit seed-patenting.


California Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Falsely Labeled Organics

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court of California has made it clear that consumers have a right to file lawsuits if a company claims their products are organic, but do so falsely.


Senate Votes to Phase out Plastic, Environmentally-Destructive Microbeads in 2017

The U.S. Senate unanimously voted recently to phase out the use of plastic microbeads in soaps, body washes, and other personal care products starting in 2017.


New Desalination Plant Creates 50 Million Gallons of Drinkable Water Daily

The water crisis in California might soon be over due to a $1 billion dollar water desalination plant that was in the works for 20 years.


Petition: Tell Wendy’s to Stop Using Eggs from Slave Hens Crammed into Tiny Cages

Mercy for Animals has started a petition telling Wendy’s to stop abusing birds used to provide eggs for the international chain.


Breast Cancer Patient Protesting Big Pharma’s ‘Death Sentence’ Arrested Outside TPP Talks

Breast cancer patient Zahara Heckscher was arrested for ‘disrupting’ negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal that would hurt many cancer patients.


Judge Rules NYC Children Do NOT Need a Flu Shot for Preschools, Day Cares

A Manhattan judge has overturned a policy that would bar preschoolers who haven’t received the flu vaccine from entering city preschools and day cares.


Breaking News! Monsanto’s DARK ACT Stopped Dead in its Tracks in Congress

HR Bill 1599, also known as the DARK ACT (Monsanto’s favorite bill that would ruin GMO labeling initiatives) has been stopped cold in Congress.


Chemical Banned Nearly 30 Years Ago Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

A pesticide banned in the late 1980s was found in the brains of men with Parkinson’s disease who reported drinking more than 2 glasses of milk a day.


Study: 3-4 Cups of Coffee Per Day may cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Scientists have linked drinking 3-4 cups a coffee a day to a decreased risk for Type 2 diabetes.


Popular Vermont College Course on Medical Marijuana Faces Challenges

The University of Vermont is offering a course on medical marijuana, but due to a lack of scientific testing, professors say they are struggling to teach on the subject.