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Report: Most Common Coloring in Foods/Drinks Could Cause Cancer

Report: Most Common Coloring in Foods/Drinks Could Cause Cancer

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The most common coloring in food and drinks, caramel coloring has been found to be possibly carcinogenic, and is more prevalent than thought.

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Voluntary Instead of Mandated GMO Food Labeling: The Industry’s Latest Ploy

Voluntary Instead of Mandated GMO Food Labeling: The Industry’s Latest Ploy

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Voluntary labeling of GMO foods is the latest tactic by the agriculture and food industries to try to keep mandated labeling at bay. Will it work?

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Hawaiian 'Right to Farm Bill' Would Block Local Pesticide/GMO Bans

Hawaiian ‘Right to Farm Bill’ Would Block Local Pesticide/GMO Bans

| February 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

A new farm bill in Hawaii seems to be pro-farmer, but a closer look reveals it could undermine those practicing sustainable agriculture and farming.

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CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes and Tobacco: Big Blow to Big Tobacco

CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes and Tobacco: Big Blow to Big Tobacco

| February 10, 2014 | 5 Comments

Citing health concerns and despite losing billions in sales, CVS pharmacy announced it will stop selling cigarettes and tobacco come October 1, 2014.

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Subway Removing Harmful Bread Additive Due to Blogger Petition Pressure

Subway Removing Harmful Bread Additive Due to Blogger Petition Pressure

| February 10, 2014 | 3 Comments

A chemical that is used to make yoga mats is also in Subway’s breads, but thanks to one blogger, the nationwide sandwich chain plans to remove the additive.

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The $1 Trillion Farm Bill: Offers Numerous Victories, But with a Big Dose of Fluoride

The $1 Trillion Farm Bill: Offers Numerous Victories, But with a Big Dose of Fluoride

| February 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

The $1 trillion farm bill offers some victories, but the bill fails to regulate pesticide residues which contain brain-damaging fluoride.

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Tobacco (Likely GMO) Virus Found to be Killing the Honeybees

Tobacco (Likely GMO) Virus Found to be Killing the Honeybees

| February 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

A pathogenic virus has jumped from the (likely) genetically modified tobacco plant to one of Mother Nature’s hardest workers – the honeybee.

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Monsanto's RoundUp (Glyphosate) Threatens Ocean Life, Coral Reefs

Monsanto’s RoundUp (Glyphosate) Threatens Ocean Life, Coral Reefs

| February 9, 2014 | 6 Comments

A new study shows that Monsanto's best-selling herbicide RoundUp (glyphosate) is to blame for the degradation of the Great Barrier Reef in the ocean.

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Alaska Possibly Next State to Legalize Recreational Use of Marijuana

Alaska Possibly Next State to Legalize Recreational Use of Marijuana

| February 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Following Colorado and Washington, and with more than enough signatures, it looks like Alaska could be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana

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Massive: Russia Considers Complete Ban on GM Food Production

Massive: Russia Considers Complete Ban on GM Food Production

| February 8, 2014 | 8 Comments

Russia is preparing a bill heavily restricting the import of genetically modified foods, as well as stop it altogether from being produced domestically.

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