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.


Could This Hormone Shot Block Urges to Smoke, Drink, and Overeat?

In the next 5 years, an injection could become available that stops people’s cravings for cigarettes, alcohol, food, and other vices.


20-30 Years From now, Burgers Might Come From a Test Tube

Would you eat a burger born in a petri dish and grown in a test tube to ‘save the environment?’ This may be coming in 20-30 years.


FDA Panel: Codeine-Containing Medications are Unsafe for Kids Under 18

FDA medical advisers are saying that medications containing codeine should not be given to children and most teens to treat pain or cough.


What the Illegal, ‘Rogue’ GM Corn in China Says About GMO Regulation

GM corn is already growing in China illegally, causing further distrust in the government’s ability to regulate GM crops. What does this say about regulation?


Detroit’s Urban Blight Transforming into Food-Producing Landscape

A new $15 million project is turning useless land in Detroit into a thriving agricultural landscape, producing both food and jobs.


Are Genetically Modified Pigs up Next for Approval by the FDA?

Professor Bruce Whitelaw has produced swine fever-resistant pigs through a new gene-editing technique., which he hopes will become FDA-approved.


Women in El Salvador Told to Delay Pregnancy Until 2018 Due to Zika Virus

Health officials in El Salvador are telling women to avoid pregnancy to at least 2018 as the government tries to get a handle on the Zika virus.


We Now Know HOW Antibiotics Kill off Good Bacteria in the Gut

Scientists have recently found out HOW antibiotics kill off good bacteria in the gut, noting how the meds attack bacteria responsible for altering bile acid.


293 Patients at Mass. Hospital Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis

Nearly 300 people who underwent colonoscopies at a Massachusetts hospital may have been exposed to HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.


Lawsuit: Here’s Why People are Complaining About This Popular Lip Balm

Something in EOS’ Summer Fruit lip balms is making some people’s lips rash up, bleed and blister, resulting in a class action lawsuit against the company.


European Office Revokes Monsanto’s False Patent for GM Melons

The European Patent Office (EPO) is revoking a patent Monsanto has held on non-GM melons, as Monsanto falsely claimed to engineer a virus-resistant melon.