Fracking Giant Sues Citizen for Speaking out Against Fracking

One of the largest fracking companies in the U.S. is suing an outspoken Pennsylvania man who claims the driller contaminated his ground water.


This Is Why You Should Always Find Out Where Your Tuna Was Caught

In a recent study, where tuna was caught was nearly as important as its species, in terms of contamination from PCBs, flame retardants, and pesticides.


200 Scientists Want Tougher Limits on Chemicals in Personal Care Products

A group of 200 scientists and medical professionals are calling on the FDA to tightly restrict the production and use of triclosan and triclocarban.


Nuclear Waste From Fukushima to be Dumped into the Sea

TEPCO, the company tasked with cleaning up the Fukushima nuclear disaster site, plans to dump 770,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.


Officials Investigate Toxins in Water Under Tennessee Power Plant

Levels of arsenic and lead 300 times the legal limit have been found in groundwater near the coal-powered Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis, Tennessee.


Monsanto is Being Sued by Port of Portland over PCB Contamination

The Port of Portland is suing Monsanto over PCB contamination, alleging the company knew the hazards of PCBs as early as 1937, but did nothing.


Fukushima Radiation Detected on U.S. West Coast

Researchers have detected Fukushima radiation in water samples taken from Oregon and in a sockeye salmon sample taken in Canada.


EPA Approves Dangerous Monsanto-Made Weedkiller

The EPA approved a new glyphosate-dicamba herbicide with restrictions intended to prevent the chemicals from drifting to other crops and damaging them.


Toxic Chemical Leak in Kansas Town Prompts Evacuations

A large chemical leak in Atchison, Kansas, resulted in evacuations and shelter-in-place orders for thousands of people this morning.


CDC Warning: Thousands of Heart Patients at Risk from Contaminated Surgical Devices

More than half a million people might have been exposed to dangerous bacteria from contaminated devices used in open heart surgery.


FDA Investigates 89+ Cases Hepatitis A Linked to Strawberry Smoothies

The FDA is working with the C DC and local and state officials to investigate the recent string of sickened individuals caused by frozen strawberries sourced from Egypt.


Genetically Modified Mustard Steps Closer to Approval in India

An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.


Study: 1/4 Chicken Samples in UK Supermarkets Contain Antibiotic Resistant E. coli

A recent study has found that one in four chickens at the most common UK supermarkets contain antibiotic resistant E. coli.


1,100 in Indiana Displaced Due to Toxic Levels of Lead in the Soil

A development in East Chicago, Indiana has been confirmed to have toxic lead levels up to 30 times what is considered safe.


Hepatitis A Cases Linked to Strawberry Smoothies Rises to 51

Last week, there were 28 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A linked to smoothies from a Virginia branch of the chain Tropical Smoothie cafe.


These 7 Turmeric Brands are Being Recalled Due to Lead Contamiantion

There are now 6 more brands of turmeric being recalled due to lead contamination. So far, there have been no illnesses or injuries reported.


Blue Bell to Be Fined $850,000 After Listeria Outbreak

Texas health officials stated that Blue Bell Creameries will be paying a fine of $850,000 to rectify damage caused by the listeria outbreak at their plant.