Free Meals from Drug Companies Influence how Doctors Prescribe Drugs

A new study shows that when a drug company gives a doctor just 1 free, cheap meal, it influences the doctor to prescribe the company’s promoted drug.


New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.


FDA Warns Whole Foods Over “Serious Violations”

In a letter dated June 8, the FDA warned Whole Foods that unsanitary conditions and practices had been discovered in one of its food prep facilities.


Association: Fruit, Veggie Consumption While Young Reduces Cancer Risk Later

The results of a massive new study suggest that teen girls who consume plenty of fruits and veggies significantly cut their risk of future breast cancer.


FDA Hopes Restaurants, Companies Will Agree to Reduce Salt in Food

The FDA is hoping that restaurants and food companies will comply with proposed voluntarily guidelines intended to reduce Americans’ sodium intake.


Coming in July 2018: These Changes on Food Nutrition Labels

American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.


Your Heart is Probably Safe from Cholesterol and Eggs

Scientists have found no link between high consumption of dietary cholesterol and an increased risk of coronary heart disease in men.


A Strange Birth Defect is on the Rise in the United States, Says the CDC

Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.


Could This be the Key to Better Heart Health?

Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.


McDonald’s Kale Salad Surpasses Big Mac in Calorie, Fat Count

If you’re looking for a healthy menu item at McDonald’s, don’t order its Caesar Salad with Crispy Chicken bowl. It’s more fattening than a Big Mac.


General Mills to Label ALL Products with GMOs, Thanks to Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

Thanks to the GMO labeling law in Vermont, major GMO labeling opponent General Mills announced that it will label its products containing genetically modified ingredients.


Wendy’s Shifts Tomato Source to Mexico, Sparking Boycott of Hamburger Titan

Wendy’s employees see company’s sift of tomato sourcing to Mexico as breach of food ethics, calls for company boycott.


Key Report Outlines 27 Solutions to Reduce Food Waste and Save $100 Billion

A recently-released comprehensive report outlines 27 solutions for cutting food waste significantly, saving the country $100 billion.


Major Supermarket to Eradicate Food Waste by 2017, Give Unsold Food to Charity

To help eradicate food waste, Tesco will work with 5,000 different charities in the UK in order to give all unsold food to those who need it most.


Breaking: Big Food Giant Guilty of Money Laundering in GMO Labeling Stunt

A landmark case found the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association guilty of a money laundering scheme that shielded members’ identities as they attacked GMO labeling.


The Netherlands and Sweden Join France in Anti-Glyphosate Stance

The Netherlands and Sweden recently joined France in an anti-glyphosate stance, going against Monsanto’s most widely-used herbicide.


Why Did the Senate Ag Committee Just Vote to Take Away our Food Rights?!

You need to know how officials voted this past Tuesday in the hearing for the DARK Act, (Deny Americans the Right to Know) act.