Monsanto Pushes for Bt Cotton in Kenya with Dismal Track Record Elsewhere

Monsanto’s Kenya Ltd., a subsidiary of the larger company, is trying to push another GM Bt cotton strain into Africa, even with its poor track record elsewhere.


Groups File Lawsuit to Block FDA’s Approval of GM Salmon

A lawsuit filed last week challenges the FDA’s authority to approve GM salmon under the 1938 Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.


Medical Marijuana Bill Heads to Senate in This Eastern U.S. State

The Pennsylvania House has voted to legalize medical marijuana. After ratifying House changes, the state Senate is expected to pass the bill.


Hillary Clinton Remains Silent on GMO Labeling Issue

Hillary Clinton still hasn’t stated her stance on GMO labeling. Bernie Sanders is the only 2016 presidential candidate to call for mandatory labeling.


Major UK Store Will No Longer Sell Monsanto’s Roundup

UK stores Waitrose and toom Baumarkt have stopped selling glyphosate-based Roundup. A petition is available to persuade U.S. stores to follow suit.


First Russia Bans GMOs, Now a Junk Food Tax Could be Next

California is rolling out its soda tax again, while Russia may add soda, potato chips and palm oil to their excise tax list. Both cite health concerns.


Pennsylvania Senate Unanimously Passes Industrial Hemp Bill

Recent passage of hemp bills in Pennsylvania and Hawaii signal a tipping point in the country’s attitude on cannabis-related products.


36 Different Pesticides Found in Hawaiian Child’s Hair Sample

GMO test sites in Hawai’i are sprayed with carcinogenic pesticides up to 16 times a day. Test of a child’s hair sample showed the presence of 36 pesticides.


An Example of Big Food’s Last Ditch-Effort to Stop State GMO-Labeling Laws

Big Food ad blitz aggressively seeks to forbid mandatory GMO-labeling laws such as Vermont’s, scheduled to go into effect July 1.


Antidepressant Review Shows Big Pharma Covers Up Links to Suicide

The largest review to date of the effect of antidepressant drugs on children and teens uncovered shocking cover-ups and lies by Big Pharma.


USDA Deregulates New Monsanto-Made GMO Corn Strain

Farmers may now freely plant a new strain of genetically engineered, Monsanto-made corn that is resistant to the herbicides dicamba and glufosinate.


Senator Ted Cruz Protects GMOs, Calls GMO Labeling-Advocates Anti-Science

Ted Cruz says that anti-science zealotry drives the call for GMO labeling. Ca. 95% of Americans disagree and demand the right to know what’s in their food.


Update: FDA Takes Major Steps to Address Growing Opioid Crisis

New testing standards have been unveiled that are intended to make painkillers harder to abuse. Companies must also prove generics have the same properties.


Would You Swallow a Data-Tracking Big Pharma “Smart” Pill?

Big Pharma is spending like never before ‘smart pills’ with a microscopic device that relays ‘health data’ to a patch worn by the patient.


Here’s Why it’s Time to Reschedule Marijuana

Former Attorney General Holder supported decriminalizing marijuana, but he never took action. Currently Attorney General Loretta Lynch is against it.


Ding Ding! EU Committee Votes AGAINST Renewal of Glyphosate Herbicide

An EU committee has formally objected to the re-authorization of Glyphosate herbicide, calls for independent review and full disclosure.


Monsanto Enters Discussions to Acquire Bayer Crop Sciences

With falling sales and the EU delaying renewed approval of Roundup, Monsanto seeks to acquire Bayer’s crop sciences (agricultural chemicals) unit.