Japan to Release Radioactive Water from Fukushima into the Sea

TEPCO, the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, is waiting for government clearance to dump irradiated water into the ocean.


EU Parliament Members Test Urine for Glyphosate Ahead of Vote on the Herbicide Chemical

European Parliament members symbolically gave urine samples this week to test for glyphosate ahead of a vote on whether to re-license the RoundUp chemical.


Companies ‘Willfully Violating’ Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law Will Have to Pay

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says food manufacturers who “willfully violate” the state’s GMO labeling law, set to go into effect July 1, will be hit in the wallet.


Whoopi Goldberg, Maya Elisabeth Inspire NJ Medical Marijuana Bill

Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Elisabeth inspired NJ lawmakers to propose adding menstrual cramps to the list of approved conditions for medical marijuana.


US Pork Producers Develop 3-Point Plan to Beat Antibiotic Resistance

The US National Pork Board will implement guidelines January 1, 2017 that aimed at reducing antimicrobial resistance.


Researchers Genetically Engineer Human Embryos to Be HIV-Proof

Chinese researchers claim to have genetically modified human embryos for the 2nd second time, making them “HIV-proof.”


California Became the 2nd State to Raise the Legal Smoking Age – Will it Help?

The California state Senate passed a bill raising the smoking age from 18 to 21, but a new study suggests it might do little to reduce nicotine addiction and deaths.


This State may Become the 1st to Ban the Sale of Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids

Maryland lawmakers are set to combine 2 bills banning the commercial sale of bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids.


After Multiple Failed Merger Attempts, Monsanto Retreats from Big Biotech Deals – No1 cares

After recent dismal stock earnings and failed attempts to merge with other Big Biotech companies, Monsanto says that the big deals are out.


Medical Cannabis Could Face a Complicated Vote in PA State Senate

Medical marijuana may soon be legal in Pennsylvania but it won’t be easy to get or affordable for many patients who need it.


Massive $160 Billion Pharmaceutical Merger Stopped Cold

Pfizer-Allergan deal stopped cold by Obama administration. Millions of Big Pharma’s tax dollars will stay in the US as companies find it harder to dodge.


Fracking Contaminates Groundwater, a New Study Proves

An EPA fracking study that stalled out in 2013 has been completed by a former EPA scientist, and the results are not good (for fracking supporters).


GM Industry Expands into Africa with Traditional Crops

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (and others) aims to control Africa’s food supply by replacing traditional crops with genetically engineered ones.


Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN as Farmers, Individuals go Organic

Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.


Unlabeled Wood Pulp in Cheese Triggers Gov’t and Consumer Lawsuit

The government is starting to take the mislabeling of cheese products containing a filler made with wood pulp seriously, as consumers, too, fight back.


Stop the Antibiotics on Animals – Petition to McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, KFC

Overuse of antibiotics in meat-source animals for fast food restaurants (McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, KFC, Subway, etc.) causes resistant diseases.


Monsanto has Been Overcharging and Swindling Indian Farmers for Far too Long

Companies like Monsanto, along with Indian associates such as Mahyco, have been exploiting farmers in the South India state by charging fees on seeds farmers don’t own patents for.