Monsanto is Sinking: 3,600 Job Cuts as Corn, Roundup Sales Plummet

Biotech giant Monsanto has revealed that it will be cutting a total of 3,600 jobs due to restructuring and falling sales of its herbicide chemicals.


West Coast is Seeing Record Catches Thanks to Environmentalists and Activists

With the help of activists and environmentalists, groundfish that were dying off fast are now returning to the West Coast.


Win! 3 Harmful Chemicals Used in Food Packaging Banned by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned 3 carcinogenic chemicals found in pizza boxes, popcorn bags, and other food packaging.


5 PepsiCo Products to Adopt the Non-GMO Project Label in a Few Months

Tropicana Pure Premium products and 4 other PepsiCo brands will soon bear the Non-GMO Project butterfly seal – starting next year.


Mercury Found in California’s Fog Could Harm the Food Chain

Researchers have found alarming levels of mercury in the fog that sometimes surrounds the Golden Gate bridge, harming the ecosystem and human health.


Wegmans Recalls 1,125 Pounds of Uninspected Chicken

The Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the Class 1 recall of about 1,125 pounds of chicken sold at Wegmans.


Switzerland Fed Council Extends GM Moratorium Until 2021

In December, 2015, the Swiss Federal Council decided to extend the country’s moratorium on the cultivation of GM seed until at least 2021.


Company Looks to Freeze a Living Human Brain to “Resurrect” it by 2045

A company claims it will be able to resurrect the dead by 2045 by freezing someone’s brain before they die, but scientists are wary of the claim.


FDA to Approve Cannabis-Based Pharmaceutical for Multiple Health Conditions

GW Pharmaceuticals is expected to be given a green light for a cannabidiol drug (marijuana-based medicine) which shows promise in treating epilepsy.


U.K. Government Advisers Push for Folic Acid to be Added to Flour

Health advisers are pushing the U.K. government to add folic acid to flour following a study that shows how pregnant women are lacking in the nutrient.


Sugar Companies Face ‘Serious Roadblocks’ Due to Demand for NON-GMO

Though sugar prices remain high, sugar companies are facing what they call ‘serious roadblocks’ due to the anti-GMO movement – aka demand for GMO-free.


Could Marijuana Replace These 5 Major Pharmaceutical Drugs?

A new study reveals that people are increasingly substituting prescription medications, alcohol, and illicit drugs with cannabis.


Some Chipotle Fans Suspect Bioterrorism Behind 2015 Outbreaks

Could there be any truth to one man’s belief that Chipotle’s multiple outbreaks of E. coli, salmonella and norovirus were the result of bioterrorism?


Chinese Eatery in PA Housed Deer Heads, Brains, and Unidentified Parts

Deer heads, spines, brains, and unidentified parts were found in a Pennsylvania Chinese restaurant, along with multiple other health violations.


US Grain Terminal Goes GMO-FREE to Meet Consumer Demand

North Dakota grain plant, Captain Drake LLC, has acquired a million-bushel terminal that will be used exclusively for GMO-Free grains to meet the growing demand in the US for non-GM food.


Safe? Nuclear Waste Site in St. Louis Sits Above Underground Fire

The EPA ordered the owner of 2 St. Louis landfills to build a barrier to keep an underground fire from reaching radioactive materials dumped 4 decades ago.


8 People Die From Suspected Heroin Overdoses in Massachusetts in a Week

Eight people in Massachusetts died from overdoses of a particularly deadly batch of heroin in the past week, but detectives don’t know where it came from.