Monsanto is Being Sued by Missouri’s Largest Peach Grower

In a lawsuit, Missouri’s largest peach producer says Monsanto is responsible for illegal herbicide use, causing damage to thousands of peach trees.


Fukushima Radiation Detected on U.S. West Coast

Researchers have detected Fukushima radiation in water samples taken from Oregon and in a sockeye salmon sample taken in Canada.


The Surgeon General Has a Plan to Fix the Opioid Crisis

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a 428-page report that includes shocking statistics and a plan for fixing the nation’s opioid crisis.


Survey Reveals Americans Don’t Trust Scientists on GMOs

A lot of highly educated people don’t trust GMOs or the scientists that work with them, so don’t let anyone tell you that you must be stupid to be anti-GMO.


Reinventing the Wheel: Nestle Reformulates Sugar

Instead of simply cutting the sugar content in its candy products, Nestle has decided to reformulate the substance into “sugar lite.”


Obama on Marijuana Legalization: Presidents Don’t Change Drug Classifications

In a Rolling Stone interview, President Obama shares his views on marijuana legalization, explaining why he has not legalized cannabis nationwide.


Johnson & Johnson Must Pay $1 Billion over Faulty Hip Implants

A jury has awarded 6 people a whopping $1 billion over injuries they claim they received after being implanted with a faulty hip replacement device.


Is the Soda Industry Hiding Health Risks of Drinking Soda?

If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.


First Human Injected with Controversial Genetically Modified Genes

In a scientific first, Chinese scientists have injected a human with genes edited using the CRISPR-Cas9 method in order to fight aggressive lung cancer.


FDA Approves Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Ecstasy for PTSD Sufferers

The government has approved the 1st major clinical trial of Ecstasy to treat people with PTSD that has not responded to traditional therapy.


Women’s Cancer Deaths Expected to Climb 60% by 2030

The number of cancer deaths in women is expected to increase 60 percent by 2030, particularly in low- and medium-income countries.


Congress Prepares to Vote on Bill That Would Speed up Drug Approval

Under the 21st Century Cures Act, the FDA would be able to approve new drugs even faster than they are approved now. However, expediting drug approvals has proven deadly in the past.


Major Marijuana Opponent Jeff Sessions was Named New U.S. Attorney General

President-elect Donald Trump has named Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions – an extreme opponent of marijuana legalization – as the next U.S. attorney general.


Incoming Trump Administration is Shaping up to be Very Pro-GMO

Trump’s pick for U.S. attorney general could help finalize the Bayer-Monsanto merger. The President-elect himself holds several thousand dollars worth of Monsanto stock.


Bizarre “Thunderstorm Asthma” Outbreak Kills 2 in Australia

Heavy rain combined with high levels of grass pollen resulted in a huge “thunderstorm asthma” outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, that killed 2 young women.


Colorado Officials Blocked Denver from Allowing Marijuana in Bars, Restaurants

Denver voters approved an initiative that would allow pot consumption at bars and restaurants, but a new state law makes it illegal to use pot at businesses with liquor licenses.


GMO Mosquito Trial Approved in the Florida Keys

After communities in the Florida Keys disagreed over trials of GMO mosquitoes in the area, the mosquito control board has voted to go forward with the test.