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Farm Bill: $56 Billion to go Toward Environmental and Conservation Aspects

Farm Bill: $56 Billion to go Toward Environmental and Conservation Aspects

March 9, 2014 | by

Of the $956.4 billion doled out in The Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill), $56 billion will go to conservation and $881 million to alternative energy.

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Infanticide Advocate Pushes GMO Golden Rice: More to the Story

Infanticide Advocate Pushes GMO Golden Rice: More to the Story

March 8, 2014 | by

An advocate of infanticide for disabled babies is the latest addition to those pushing genetically modified golden rice on children.

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Target Consumers: UK Grocer CEO Says People can be Convinced GMO is O.K.

Target Consumers: UK Grocer CEO Says People can be Convinced GMO is O.K.

March 8, 2014 | by

Justin King says that most people aren’t against GMO, but that they just need to be convinced genetically modified and transgenic crops are good for them.

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Pesticides Destroy Bees’ Ability to Carry Pollen, Protein

Pesticides Destroy Bees’ Ability to Carry Pollen, Protein

March 8, 2014 | by

Research shows commonly–used pesticides are destroying bees’ ability to carry pollen, their only source of protein and truly their life’s work.

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Poll: 70% of Americans Support Medical Marijuana, Half are for All-Out Legalization

Poll: 70% of Americans Support Medical Marijuana, Half are for All-Out Legalization

March 8, 2014 | by

A recent poll from the Huffington Post and YouGov indicates an overwhelming majority of Americans want marijuana approved for medicinal use.

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Study Shows Doctors are Often ‘Problem Prescribers’ for Deadly Drugs

Study Shows Doctors are Often ‘Problem Prescribers’ for Deadly Drugs

March 8, 2014 | by

A new government study suggests that the epidemic of abusers of narcotic painkillers is caused largely by family doctors handing out prescriptions to users.

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Internal Docs Expose Syngenta: Wire Tapping Scientist for Discrediting a Pesticide Poison – Atrazine

Internal Docs Expose Syngenta: Wire Tapping Scientist for Discrediting a Pesticide Poison – Atrazine

March 7, 2014 | by

Syngenta caught trying to discredit scientist who found that the company’s chemical poison – atrazine – impedes sexual development and causes cancer.

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‘Girl Against Fluoride’ Takes on Mandatory Fluoridation in Ireland

‘Girl Against Fluoride’ Takes on Mandatory Fluoridation in Ireland

March 7, 2014 | by

Ireland is one of the only countries in Europe fluoridate water, but this may soon end thanks to the efforts of the ‘girl against fluoride’ and supporters.

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Washington D.C. Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession: Not Legalization, but a Good First Step

Washington D.C. Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession: Not Legalization, but a Good First Step

March 7, 2014 | by

Early this week, Washington D.C., our nation’s capital, decided to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana – up to an ounce.

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U.S. Farmers Report Widespread GMO-Organic Crop Contamination

U.S. Farmers Report Widespread GMO-Organic Crop Contamination

March 7, 2014 | by

According to a new survey, a third of organic growers are reporting problems with GMO-organic cross contamination, and most farmers are concerned.

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