California Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Falsely Labeled Organics

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court of California has made it clear that consumers have a right to file lawsuits if a company claims their products are organic, but do so falsely.


New Desalination Plant Creates 50 Million Gallons of Drinkable Water Daily

The water crisis in California might soon be over due to a $1 billion dollar water desalination plant that was in the works for 20 years.


Petition: Tell Wendy’s to Stop Using Eggs from Slave Hens Crammed into Tiny Cages

Mercy for Animals has started a petition telling Wendy’s to stop abusing birds used to provide eggs for the international chain.


Breast Cancer Patient Protesting Big Pharma’s ‘Death Sentence’ Arrested Outside TPP Talks

Breast cancer patient Zahara Heckscher was arrested for ‘disrupting’ negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal that would hurt many cancer patients.


Study: 3-4 Cups of Coffee Per Day may cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Scientists have linked drinking 3-4 cups a coffee a day to a decreased risk for Type 2 diabetes.


Will Sugar Soon be Genetically Modified to ‘Help Fight Skin Cancer?’

Will a rare form of sugar known as L-fucose soon be genetically engineered in order to ‘help treat skin cancer?’


‘Cubosomes’ in Coffee Could Offer All-Day Energy in Just 1 Cup

Nestle claims to have created a way for people to get an all-day caffeine boost from a single cup of coffee via a slow-release method using cubosomes.


Leaked Emails Prove Coca-Cola Was Paying for Propaganda Promoting Sugary Drinks

Coca-Cola has been caught donating to ‘charities’ that published propaganda telling people that sugary drinks are not to blame for obesity and other diseases.


New Monsanto Chemical Silences Genes to Kill Bugs: Will They Silence Yours, Too?

Agrichemical giant Monsanto is working on a new form of pesticides, one which works by silencing genes through the utilization of new technology.


Whistleblower Says She Was Fired from Hospital for Pointing Out Patient Safety Concerns

A whistleblowing nurse who used to work at a Kaiser hospital says that she was fired for looking after patients’ health.


Study: Dicamba (Herbicide) Chemicals DO Harm Non-Targeted Plants and Insects

A new study found that Dicamba herbicides drift to adjacent farms and fields, causing significant damage to non-targeted plant and pollinating insects.


California’s Water Crisis Forces Court to Rescind $4.6 Million Water Extraction Fee Refund

A Northern California water district legally charged a smaller competitor millions in extraction fees for drawing water from wells on its own property.


Coca Cola and Pepsi Battle Over San Francisco University ‘Pouring Rights’

Coca-Cola and Pepsi Co. are battling to have their beverage lines sold at San Francisco State University. Will either soda giant make it in?


Resurrected NIH Study Will Look at Early-Life Environmental Exposures

The National Institutes of Health is set to launch a new study into how exposure to environmental toxins can spark disease at a young age.


California to Allow Consumers to Sue Over Deceptive Food Labels

The California Supreme Court ruled that consumers have a right to file lawsuits alleging food products are falsely labeled “organic.”


British Report Stresses the Need to Reduce Antibiotics in Livestock

A new British report commissioned by David Cameron says the use of antibiotics in agriculture is fueling the spread of drug-resistant bacteria.


Google Files Patent for “Needle-Free” Glucose Testing Technology

Google has filed a patent for a needle-free blood draw system that would be built into smartwatches, or even smartphones.