Monarch Butterfly Populations are Dwindling – Here’s How You Can Help

The monarch butterfly population in Central Mexico is dwindling, due to climate change, illegal logging, motorists on highways, and Roundup.

Chickens and Bugs Replace Pesticides, Herbicides for Some Farmers

Farmers are using chickens and bugs to help them tackle noxious weeds and pests in their fields, instead of spraying harmful chemicals like Roundup.

Even Legal Levels of Glyphosate Herbicide may Harm Freshwater Ecosystems

Glyphosate and other chemicals found in herbicides like Roundup are harming freshwater ecosystems, particularly a type of green algae.

84-Page Report Outlines 9 Ways to Beat Antibiotic Resistance

Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.

Exposure to Certain Foods in Infancy May Prevent Future Allergies

New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.

New Genetically Modified CRISPR-Mushroom Bypasses USDA Regulations

A Penn State University researcher has created a genetically modified mushroom using CRISPR technology, allowing it to sidestep USDA regulations of GMOs.

Companies ‘Willfully Violating’ Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law Will Have to Pay

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says food manufacturers who “willfully violate” the state’s GMO labeling law, set to go into effect July 1, will be hit in the wallet.

Glyphosate Found in 100% of California Wines Tested

Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.

Another Win! Kellogg’s and Mars to Label GMOs Nationwide

To comply with Vermont’s GMO labeling initiative, Kellogg’s and Mars have announced that they will be labeling their products if they contain genetically modified ingredients.

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.

France Approves Plan to Ban Bee-Harming Neonicotinoid Pesticides

France approved a plan last week that would ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides that have been blamed for harming the bee population.

FDA Will Likely Release GM Mosquitoes North of Key West

GM modified to fight Zika may soon be released in Florida after the FDA said it believes the creatures are safe for people or the environment.

Key “Trade Secret” Evidence for Glyphosate Toxicity is Being Withheld

Key evidence of glyphosate’s toxicity has been withheld from the WHO’s IARC as a “trade secret,” and sparking a conflict between the EU and US.

Hillary Clinton’s Support for GMOs Once Again Confirmed

Hillary Clinton’s unyielding support for GMOs was once again revealed recently when she was quoted on the Cornell Alliance for Science website.

Farmers Can Receive Grants to Move to Organic Farming

Minnesota and North Dakota are offering farmers three years of transitional support to move to organic crop production and certification. Farmers would ditch GMOs and toxic pesticides and herbicides.

California School District is 1st in the U.S. to Serve Organic, GMO-Free Meals

The Sausalito Marin City School District in California is the first school district in the nation to serve its students completely organic meals.

Legal Battle Brews over Chobani, Dannon, Yoplait Yogurts

Yoplait and Dannon are displeased with a new ad campaign by Chobani that calls out the companies for putting artificial ingredients in its low-cal yogurts.