Watch Out: Thousands of Pools Close Due to Health Violations

Swimming is great exercise, but public pools can be filthy. Read about a new report on how many public venues gets shut down, and how to protect yourself.


Study Finds 43% Of Sunscreens Tested Don’t Live up to SPF Claims

Consumer Reports has a warning for us – nearly half of sunscreen products in the U.S. fail to live up to the SPF claim on their bottles.


Farmers Sue Monsanto over Allegations of Cancer

Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.


House Passes Bill Overhauling Chemical Safety Standards

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.


Study: Monsanto’s PCBs Causing ‘Severe Impact’ on Whales and Dolphins

A recently-released study says that PCB contamination of dolphin and whale habitats have caused entire populations to vanish. Extinction may be coming.


Pest-Control Giant to Phase out Use of Bee-Killing Chemicals by 2021

Pest-control company Ortho plans to phase out the use of neonicotinoid-pesticides by 2021 in order to protect the world’s pollinators.


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.


Study: Some Bed Bugs 1000x more Resistant to Common Pesticides

Recent research found that bed bugs across the U.S. had dramatic levels of immunity against regular doses of pesticide chemicals used worldwide.


Ready for Canola Oil Sprayed with Not One But TWO Herbicides?

Biotech giant Bayer Cropscience is registering a new GM canola plant that will be tolerant to both glufosinate and glyphosate.


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.


Landmark Test Links Toxic Insecticide Dust to Bee Hive Damage

New landmark study has linked insecticide dust to damaged beehives, and new Minnesota law calls for beekeepers to be compensated.


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.


Research Finds Fluffy White Snowflakes Full of Pollutants

Canadian researchers say snow acts as a sponge for vehicle emissions, and when the snow melts, it may spread pollution over a wide area.


After Flint’s Water Crisis, 47% of Americans Don’t Trust Their Water Supplies

A recent Associated Press poll has found that almost half of Americans no longer trust their water supplies – largely thanks to the Flint water crisis.


Dow Chemical to Pay $835 Million Due to Lost Connection in Supreme Court

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Antonin Scalia has recently passed away, making it a little harder for guilty corporations to get away with slimy tactics.


U.S. FDA FINALLY Shamed into Testing for Monsanto’s Glyphosate Herbicide in Food

Following glaring reports and consumer worry, it appears that the U.S. FDA will being testing food for levels of the toxic herbicide chemical, glyphosate.


Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda

Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar in 2013 have finally been published.