This American City Successfully Reduced Sodium in Chinese Take-out

The Get Healthy Philly initiative taught chefs how to use less sodium in Chinese dishes, thus reducing the disease risk for those who eat take-out food.

Pay-What-You-Can Organic Café in Colorado Celebrates 10 Years

So All May Eat cafe (SAME café) started 10 years ago serving mostly organic and locally-sourced food. And if you can’t pay for it – don’t worry about it.

2nd State in US Ends Chronic Veteran Homelessness

Following Virginia’ lead, Connecticut has become the second in the US to end homelessness for those who have served their country.

French Parliament Writes an Important Law for France’s Food System

France is expected to pass a law requiring its restaurants and state institutions to use in season, organically grown food from local sources.

One Photograph Sparks Pesticide Revolution in this Argentinian Town

A photograph of a young girl suffering from pesticide-induced health problems has made a massive difference in the lives of children exposed to pesticides.

US Intelligence Director Says Genome Editing is a WMD

Genetic modification using new technologies like CRISPR has been called a “weapon of mass destruction and proliferation.”

Herbicide-Contamination Sparks Recall of 3100 Boxes of Organic Panty Liners

“Organyc” panty liners, made in Italy, have been recalled due to glyphosate traces. U.S.-made tampons and sanitary pads have had similar problems.

Glyphosate Herbicide Found in 14 Popular Beer Brands from Germany

The German beer industry is in shock after finding that 14 different popular beer brands have traces of the ‘probably’ carcinogenic herbicide, glyphosate.

2 Extra Cups of Coffee a Day can Help Prevent Organ Damage – Here’s How

Drinking 2 extra cups of coffee a day can’t reverse liver cirrhosis, but it may cut the risk of developing it by more than 40%.

Alfalfa Sprouts Linked to 2 Outbreaks of Food Poisoning

An outbreak of E. coli and an outbreak of salmonella have been linked to 2 separate alfalfa sprout producers.

Key “Trade Secret” Evidence for Glyphosate Toxicity is Being Withheld

Key evidence of glyphosate’s toxicity has been withheld from the WHO’s IARC as a “trade secret,” and sparking a conflict between the EU and US.

Demand for Organics Shows *No Sign of Slowing* After Double Digit Growth

Monsanto isn’t cheering the news that U.S. organic food sales have approached $37 billion annually. The trend shows no sign of slowing.

Merck Executive Explains Why Drug Prices Are Out of Control

Kenneth Frazier, a chief executive of Merck, wants you to know why drug prices have gotten so out of hand. And we will tell you some real reasons.

Pesticides as Bad for Kids’ Lungs as Cigarettes, Says New Study

An over 15-year study finds children are suffering lung damage and other problems due to pesticides. The damage is similar to that caused by secondhand smoke.

Professor Who Exposed Flint Water Crisis Says Greed Has Killed Science

Marc Edwards, who had helped expose lead-contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan, explains how academic pressures damage scientists’ integrity.

Research Highlights Key Benefits of Choosing Organic Meat, Milk

A new study analyzing data on milk and meat found that the organic varieties contain 50% more omega-3s than the non-organic types.

U.S. FDA FINALLY Shamed into Testing for Monsanto’s Glyphosate Herbicide in Food

Following glaring reports and consumer worry, it appears that the U.S. FDA will being testing food for levels of the toxic herbicide chemical, glyphosate.