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.”
Study finds women whose consumption of seafood followed federal guidelines had 11 times more mercury in their bodies than those who ate no fish.
A recent study suggests one of the best ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is to stop thinking negatively about getting old.
School districts in several large cities are or will serve only antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken to students. LAUSD will be the largest to do so.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that an outbreak of yellow fever in Angola presents a threat to the entire world, and must be taken care of.
Research shows abnormally low levels of Vitamin B12 in people with schizophrenia and autism, suggesting decreased metabolism and a threat to cell survival.
A Penn State University researcher has created a genetically modified mushroom using CRISPR technology, allowing it to sidestep USDA regulations of GMOs.
Seven luxury hotels in San Francisco have made their rooftops sanctuaries for honeybees in an effort to boost the insects’ numbers.
After more than 2 years, much political infighting, and numerous changes, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill into law.
Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.
In the wake of the Flint water crisis, two more deaths from Legionnaires’ disease have been confirmed, bringing the total up from 10 to 12.
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to cancel out mercury and PCBs in seafood, making it safer than previously thought for pregnant women.
Parents have it a little easier when dining out these days: Applebee’s has decided to remove soda from the children’s menu, with IHOP following suit.
Some researchers say that they have discovered a way to get people to eat healthier – just do not use the word “healthy” on food packages.
The DEA could reschedule marijuana this summer, in spite of agency head Chuck Rosenberg, who said in November that weed is “bad and dangerous.”
Major retailers Cost-Co, General Mills, Ardent Mills scramble for organic farmland to keep up with burgeoning demand for organics.
Medical marijuana activists are hopeful that Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill will pass the House, but are still fearful lawmakers could still kill it.