As the Zika Virus Spreads, Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Become more Real

Biotech firm Oxitec says its genetically modified mosquitoes can help stop the spread of the Zika virus, but there are more risks than guarantees.


Video: Nutrition on Steroids – How to Sprout Superfoods for 1000x Nutrition

Watch this video to learn how sprouting foods can earn you up to 1000 times the nutrition of the fully-grown plant!


21 Lawmakers Push Veterans Affairs to Allow Medical Marijuana

Twenty-one lawmakers are urging VA doctors to allow medical marijuana to be not only discussed, but sometimes recommended in states where it is legal.


Inspirational Video: How one Man Cooks for 170,000 Flood Victims

After floods in Chennai, India left thousands of people in despair, a single man managed to feed 170,000 people in a bout of non-stop cooking and altruism.


Letter Urges EU to STOP Re-Approval of Glyphosate Herbicide

Citing numerous concerns, 67 Members of the European Parliament are asking that glyphosate, an herbicide ingredient in Round Up, NOT be re-approved.


Could Hackers Really Hijack Your Medical Device?

Close to 5 billion smart devices are currently connected to the internet, even giving hackers the ability to hijack medical devices, called ‘medjacking.’


Grocery Chain Aldi is Expanding Organics to Meet Consumer Demand

Aldi’s move toward all-natural, affordable foods has made it a fierce competitor of Whole Foods and even Walmart because of its ridiculously low prices.


Action Needed: 20K More Signatures to Convince Congress to Stop Wasting Food

Landmark legislation was recently introduced to combat hunger and reduce food waste, but it needs help getting Congress’ attention.


Need a Link Between Federal Reps and Big Pharma Companies? Here it is.

Last month, the CDC shelved plans to release guidelines for prescribing painkillers after criticism from people and groups with conflicts of interest.


Breaking: Seattle Joins Major US Cities to Sue Monsanto for Toxic PCB Contamination

The city of Seattle joins 5 other major US cities that are suing Monsanto over PCB contamination in 20,000 acres that drain to the Lower Duwamish.


Students Learn Organic Farming, Sell Thousands of Pounds of Produce After Internship

Students are finally starting to learn how to grow organic vegetables like people did years ago through farming programs, like one from Dr. Steve McLaskey.


The Real Cost: 81% of Dollar Store Products Contained These Hazardous Chemicals

A 2015 report found that 133 of 164 dollar-store products contained at least one hazardous chemical that could cause serious health issues.


Pakistani Government Advises Farmers to Feed Livestock GM Crop Waste

The Pakistan government has advised farmers to feed livestock GM Bt cotton waste as a way to eradicate the pink bollworm pest, despite warnings.


Weed-Killing Robot Developed: No Herbicides Needed

A new robot called BoniRob, developed by the German company Bosch, can travel through fields and remove weeds without the use of pesticides.


Rhode Island Re-Introduces Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill

Rhode Island Rep. Dennis M. Canario is reintroducing a bill that would label foods containing genetically modified ingredients, ultimately allowing consumers to know what they are eating.


Vending Machine Offers Only Fresh, Organic Salads Instead of Candy Bars

Twenty-seven-year-old Luke Saunders set out to create a vending machine offering organic, restaurant-quality salads and snacks. It’s called Farmer’s Fridge.


10 Syngenta Employees Sent to Hospital in Kauai Following Pesticide Use

After being exposed to the pesticide chlorpyrifos only 20 hours prior, 10 Syngenta field workers were hospitalized with serious adverse health conditions.