American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.
Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.
It will take some time, but if a new bill is signed into law, 64,000 chemicals that were previously unregulated will be reviewed by the EPA.
Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?
The Justice Department gave up a 4-year effort to shut down the nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary last week.
Thousands of tons of European carp have invaded the beaches of Australia’s Murray River, and now the government plans to kill 95% of them with herpes.
The CDC said Monday that the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized, linking brain and spinal cord inflammation and infections to the mosquito-borne disease.
A group of doctors and academics are calling on the federal government to decriminalize marijuana use for both medical and recreational uses.
Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.
The USDA has rejected claims filed by 2 Idaho families who claim their cows were poisoned after eating hay contaminated with methyl bromide.
The Cornucopia Institute and 2 of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals were appointed to determine what is “organic.”
After more than 2 years, much political infighting, and numerous changes, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill into law.
The DEA could reschedule marijuana this summer, in spite of agency head Chuck Rosenberg, who said in November that weed is “bad and dangerous.”
Medical marijuana activists are hopeful that Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill will pass the House, but are still fearful lawmakers could still kill it.
A recently-released study says that PCB contamination of dolphin and whale habitats have caused entire populations to vanish. Extinction may be coming.
The American Nurses Association weighed in on products with the ‘natural’ label, telling the FDA that products containing genetically modified ingredients should not be labeled ‘natural.’
TEPCO, the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, is waiting for government clearance to dump irradiated water into the ocean.