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.

Bacteria Resistant to ALL Antibiotics Now in the United Kingdom

Bacteria resistant to last-line-of-defense antibiotics are in the U.K., 3 years ahead of their expected arrival.

Nestle can No Longer Claim Nesquik is “a Great Start to the Day” in the U.K.

Nestle has to remove its claim that Nesquik is “a great start to the day” after a lobbying group claimed it encouraged poor nutritional habits in children.

Coffee Apocalypse Coming? Demand and Brazilian Drought Point to ‘Yes’

Drought-stricken Brazil will probably produce 10% fewer harvests of popular Robusta and Arabica coffee beans over the next year.

$10 Vouchers Are Giving Low-Income Families Access to Fresh Produce

A Washington, D.C. program is helping poorer families by offering $10 vouchers to use at their local farmers’ market to buy fruit and vegetables.

Pharmaceutical Company Misleads Consumers, Caught in Painkiller Scam

Drug giant Reckitt Benckiser has been ordered by the Australian Federal Court to pull its so-called “targeted” ibuprofen products off the shelves.

China’s Silence Over GMOs Sends Biotech Company to U.S.

Origin Agritech was planning on launching China’s first seed company on its home turf, but will test its seed technology in the US instead.

AquaBounty’s GM Salmon Approved for Production by Canadian Federal Court

An appeal by two environmental groups to Canadian Federal Courts to halt the production of genetically modified (GM) salmon has taken a beating.

Monsanto Offered $10M to Prove GMO Safety: Monsanto Never Shows…

Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai offered Monsanto his $10 million building to prove there is GMO safety assessment standards, but the company was absent.

Bill Provision PROTECTS State Medical Marijuana Laws and Cannabis Research

The $1.1 trillion spending bill blocks the Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Agency from targeting state medical marijuana laws or hemp projects.

Big Pharma CEO Known for Drug Price Gouging Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges

Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli was recently arrested on December 17th for securities fraud charges linked to a firm he founded.