What Does Obama’s Appointee for Next FDA Commissioner Mean for Us?

What does Robert Califf becoming new commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration mean? It means the FDA has officially been bought by Big Pharma.

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.

Medical Marijuana Legalized on Entire Continent of Australia

Lawmakers in Australia have just legalized medical marijuana for the entire country, with a vote made by the Australian Parliament last Wednesday.

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.”

Tobacco Companies Again Ordered to Disclose Harm from Cigarettes

Big Tobacco companies must publicly disclose the harmful effects of smoking. A U.S. District Court upheld a ruling of 15 years ago to this effect.

Vermont Draws One Step Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

On Thursday, the Vermont state Senate gave final approval to a bill legalizing recreational marijuana, beginning in 2018.

Farmers in Kona, Hawaii Hit Monsanto with Lawsuit

Two farmers have filed a lawsuit against Monsanto, claiming that the company lied about the potential for glyphosate, an herbicide chemical, to be carcinogenic.

Bernie Sanders Opposes New Big Pharma-Loved FDA Leader

Despite attempts by several senators to block his nomination, Dr. Robert Califf was named the new head of the FDA on Wednesday.

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.

California Governor Signs Emergency Bill to Fix Error in Marijuana Legislation

A legislative drafting error has caused local governments in California to act post-haste to fix what would be a ban on marijuana cultivation in the state.

Health Officials Demand Black Box Warnings on Opioid Painkillers

Citing a surge in overdose deaths, dozens of health officials signed a petition pressuring the FDA to put black box warnings on opioid analgesics.

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.

Restrictive Medical Marijuana Bill Barely Clears Utah Senate

Utah’s medical marijuana bill was narrowly passed by the Senate on Monday, but it’s restrictive and includes somewhat ridiculous stipulations.

The DARK ACT is Back. We Need Your Help to Stop It and Protect our Rights!

A new bill is being introduced that would effectively take away your rights and ruin the country’s GMO labeling efforts. It’s being called the DARK Act on steroids.

Pesticide-Maker Syngenta Accepts $43 Billion Takeover by Chinese Company

Syngenta has agreed to a $43 billion cash buyout by government-owned China National Chemical Corp in one of China’s most aggressive takeover attempts.

Hillary Clinton is ROLLING in Big Cash from her ‘Big Enemy’ – Big Pharma

Hillary Clinton is proud to name Big Pharma as one of her enemies…yet she accepts hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from the industry.

Sad News: Organic Farmer Suffering from GMO Contamination Dismissed by Court

After a six-year legal battle GMO crop contamination, organic farmer Steve Marsh has lost his bid for a higher court for compensation.