Outraged Senator to Block FDA Commissioner Over Questionable GM Salmon

Sen. Lisa Murkowski will block Dr. Robert Califf’s candidacy as the new commissioner of the FDA because he fails to see dangers of approved GM salmon.

Here is How Candida May Actually Cause Cancer

Research has found that Candida albicans can promote cancer by producing carcinogens, causing inflammation, and more.

Police Dept. Calls Out Big Pharma, Helps Drug Addicts Instead of Jailing

Instead of locking up drug addicts, Gloucester, MA police department is helping addicts with rehabilitation while calling out Big Pharma.

German Carpenter Invents Device that Lets Men “Shut Off” Sperm

A switch that is surgically implanted into the scrotum that allows men to “shut off” their sperm might be on the market by 2018.

Big Pharma Spent $27 Billion Marketing to Doctors in 2012…Here’s More

According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, more than $27 billion was spent on marketing to physicians by the pharmaceutical industry in the year 2012.

FDA Just Banned 3 Toxic Chemicals: Will These 8 Ingredients be Next?

The Food and Drug Administration recently banned 3 chemicals used in food packaging, and 8 more food additives are on the chopping block.

GM Tree Company ArborGen Defrauds Employees, Fined $53.5 Million

Genetically modified tree-creator ArborGen has been fined $53.5 million in compensation and punitive damages for defrauding its employees.

USDA Punishes Prominent Researcher for Whistleblowing, Conducting Honest Research

A top federal bee scientist is being punished by the USDA for publicizing ‘honest work’ on pesticides and pollinators, though a judge ruled in his favor.

TB Outbreak in Alabama Town Surpasses that of Third-World Countries

In 1 Alabama town, the rate of TB infection is greater than those in many third-world countries since many residents are unwilling to be tested or treated.

Monsanto Scraps $90 Million GM Corn Facility Plans Due to Declining Profits

Monsanto’s plans to construct a $90 million GM corn processing plant in Independence, Iowa have reportedly been scrapped due to a ‘struggling farm economy.’

Bacteria Resistant to ALL Drugs Found in Canada in OLD Samples

Scientists in Canada say they’ve found bacteria resistant to all antibiotics in that country dating back to 2010. Has it been around longer than we thought?

Are New Dietary Guidelines Based on Science or Politics?

Are the new dietary guidelines based on science, or are they based more on politics and the almighty dollar?

Decriminalization Law: “No Fines, No Jail Time” for Felony Marijuana Offenses

Marijuana possession in any amount is considered a minor misdemeanor now in Toledo, Ohio, keeping more non-criminals out of jail.

Agricultural Secretary Vilsack to Hold ‘Secret Meeting’ with Biotech

USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced a closed-door, invitation-only meeting to continue the bidding of the biotech industry.

Health Experts Worry Drug-Resistant Malaria Could Spread Globally

There have been fewer cases of malaria in recent years, but many of the new cases are drug-resistant ones.

Greenpeace Finds Illegal GMO Corn Crops in China

Greenpeace said in a report released last Wednesday that farmers in northeast China are illegally growing genetically modified corn.

Panera Bread’s Soups Now Free of Artificial Colors, Preservatives, Sweeteners

Panera Bread announced recently that its entire soup menu is now free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, and preservatives.