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The Next GMO Battlegrounds: New York State & Maryland

The Next GMO Battlegrounds: New York State & Maryland

February 17, 2014 | by

Public hearings are to be held in New York and Maryland, where GMO debates will occur in order to sway Congress into making a choice about labeling GMOs.

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Feds Give Banks the Green Light to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Feds Give Banks the Green Light to Work with Marijuana Businesses

February 17, 2014 | by

This past Friday, the U.S. Treasury issued guidelines to banks making it legal for them to provide services to marijuana-related businesses

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France to Tell GMOs Au Revoir by Restoring GMO Ban

France to Tell GMOs Au Revoir by Restoring GMO Ban

February 17, 2014 | by

Due to consumer outcry and activism, the French are preparing to restore a GMO maize ban in their country just before farmers prepare for Spring planting.

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Backslide: Dow and Dupont Get a Green Light to Grow GMO Corn in EU

Backslide: Dow and Dupont Get a Green Light to Grow GMO Corn in EU

February 16, 2014 | by

While it isn’t Monsanto, Dow and DuPont Chemical companies have been given a seal of approval by the European Union to grow their GMO corn.

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Huge Success: Monsanto GMO Plant in Argentina Halted by Activists

Huge Success: Monsanto GMO Plant in Argentina Halted by Activists

February 16, 2014 | by

Argentina has won a historic court proceeding against Monsanto following heavy protest, halting the construction of a $192 million Monsanto GMO seed plant.

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EPA Approves GMO Bt Toxin Residues in Your Food

EPA Approves GMO Bt Toxin Residues in Your Food

February 15, 2014 | by

The EPA has released a final rule which creates an exemption for Monsanto. It allows a higher level of residue tolerance in GMO foods and Bt toxins.

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Chick-Fil-A Vows to Phase out Antibiotics in Chicken by 2019

Chick-Fil-A Vows to Phase out Antibiotics in Chicken by 2019

February 15, 2014 | by

Fast food giant Chick-fil-A announced this week that it would be working towards an antibiotic-free food supply in coming years, by 2019.

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California Lawmakers Propose Soft Drink Warning Labels, Industry Pushes Back

California Lawmakers Propose Soft Drink Warning Labels, Industry Pushes Back

February 15, 2014 | by

California is in the cross-hairs of soda and sugary beverage makers as legislation that would require health warnings on sugary drinks is proposed.

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Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill

February 15, 2014 | by

Lawmakers in Rhode Island introduced legislation to legalize marijuana earlier this week, a move that could make it the third state to pass such a measure.

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Activism Is Destroying Monsanto & Other Corrupt Mega Corps

Activism Is Destroying Monsanto & Other Corrupt Mega Corps

February 14, 2014 | by

Monsanto and other corrupt mega corporations are falling to the power of activism and consumer awareness at a base level — and here’s how.

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