Evidence EPA Colluded With Monsanto to Dismiss Cancer Concerns Grows Stronger

Glyphosate — the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup and other herbicides — is the most widely used agricultural chemical in the world, and testing...

Dangerous Farm Pesticides Are Showing Up In America’s Drinking Water

Despite the numerous debates and widespread outrage against neonicotinoids, research into how these popular insecticides affect environmental and public health is still relatively new....

Sad News: USDA Dumps Plans To Test Foods For Glyphosate Herbicide

The FDA stopped testing after finding glyphosate in oats, honey The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has quietly scrapped plans to start testing food for...

Chemical Secrets Face Greatest EPA Scrutiny Ever

Chemical manufacturers’ trade secret claims will face the most systematic scrutiny ever from the EPA as the agency proposes to update its inventory of...

Farmed Salmon Industry Causing Global Sea Lice Crisis

A tiny bug is behind a major problem in the global farmed salmon industry. The sea louse, or salmon louse, is eating into farmed Atlantic...

Environmental Protection Head Rejects Ban On Chemical Insecticide

The chemical is currently used on over 40,000 farms in the US. The permanent ban of chemical insecticides was rejected by Scott Pruitt, the head of...

Shocking Letter From Dead EPA Scientist Reveals 14 Biochemical Mechanisms By...

In March 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced its findings that glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s...

Will Trump’s EPA Greenlight a Pesticide Known to Damage Kids’ Brains?

By Friday, President Donald Trump's Environmental Protection Agency will have to make a momentous decision: whether to protect kids from a widely used pesticide...

The War on Water Is a Very Real Crisis

One of the hidden costs of industrial agriculture is its intensive water usage. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), about 80 percent...

Costco Says it won’t Sell Genetically Modified Salmon

Costco said Friday it does not intend to sell genetically modified salmon at this time, joining a list of retailers who say they will...

Coincidence? Monsanto patented glyphosate as an “antibiotic” drug, claiming weed killer...

While you’d be hard pressed to find anyone willing to use a known herbicide for medicinal purposes, that hasn’t stopped Monsanto from patenting the...

Eat Plenty of This Plant Compound and Reverse COPD Damage In...

COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is an umbrella term that is used to describe progressive lung disease. Diseases under COPD include emphysema, chronic...

The Massive Industry Of Big Agriculture And How It Came To...

The massive industry that supplies farmers with the tools to raise crops is on the brink of a watershed moment. High-profile deals that would...

Pesticide Manufacturers’, Including Bayer Hid Studies Showing Their Products Threaten Bees

A recent investigation by the environmental organization Greenpeace uncovered unpublished field trials by pesticide manufacturers which show that their products cause serious harm to honeybees at high...

Bayer Buys Monsanto: Monopolization at it’s Scariest

The chemical giant Bayer has just purchased the agricultural biotechnology company Monsanto for $66 billion. This union is redolent of marriages between members of...

GMO’s And Biotech Chemicals Cannot Be Separated

  A glaring omission from almost all biotech discussions of genetically engineered crops is the fact that not one, but a host of chemicals is...

How Widespread Is the Use of Glyphosate in Our Food Supply?

As the active ingredient in Monsanto’s branded Roundup weed killer, along with hundreds of other weed-killing products, the chemical called glyphosate spells billions of dollars in sales...

Glyphosate Levels in Breakfast Foods: What is safe?

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the world’s most widely used herbicide, its use being largely associated with crops genetically modified to be resistant...

The Pesticide That Is Killing Bees Is Also Harming Humans

Scientists believe that the widespread use of pesticides such as neonicotinoids are not only harmful to bees and other pollinators, but also to humans. Although...

Organic Farmer Sues His Neighbor for GMO Contamination, Forced to Pay...

In the recent years, multiple court cases have occurred over cross-pollination between a GM crop field and an organic or non-GM crop field. Few realize...

Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN As More People Go Organic

Biotech giant Monsanto reported multiple profit-plummets in 2015 relating to sales for both its genetically modified crop creations and its best-selling herbicide, Roundup. Once...

These 3 Pesticides Are Threatening 97% of Endangered Species in the...

We know that pesticides are harming the animals – from creatures who live in the oceans, to larger animals living on farms, in jungles, on prairies,...

Acreage for Genetically Modified Crops Declined in 2015

  The world’s farmers have increased their use of genetically modified crops steadily and sharply since the technology became broadly commercialized in 1996. Not anymore. In...

Effects Of Pesticides

If it has the suffix –cide in it, then you know it’s meant to kill something. Pesticides are designed to kill insects, fungus, bacteria...

USDA – A Corporate Lobbyist Group?

  Many, if not most, of our regulatory agencies have a long history of protecting industry interests over public and environmental health. Most recently, the...

Organic Agriculture is The Key to Solving World Hunger

Researchers have concluded that organic farming can sustainably feed the global population. Through the review of hundreds of published studies, Washington State University researchers have...

EU Countries Launch Shock Rebellion against Glyphosate Herbicides

The Netherlands and Sweden have joined France on Saturday in coming out strongly against the re-licensing of glyphosate-based herbicides in Europe. The remarkable rebellion...

European Scientists Discover Bee Resurgence After Banning These 3 Pesticides Still...

Whether or not Einstein equated bee extinction to human extinction has been challenged and perhaps debunked. He may have never said anything close to...

Bayer Refuses the EPA’s Request to Stop Selling a Pesticide. Wait,...

Bayer, the enormous German pharmaceutical and chemical company, made news recently when it simply refused the EPA’s request to cancel one of its products,...

China Is Making a Major Play for American Farms and Farmland

Companies backed by the Chinese government are making Big Ag acquisitions in the U.S. The American farmer is revered in our culture. He—the mythical American...

Interactive Map Shows Where Monsanto’s Roundup Is Sprayed in New York...

New York City residents can now find out if Monsanto’s Roundup is sprayed on their corners, parks, playgrounds and picnic areas. The interactive map below will be presented to...

Gates Foundation Will Pay College Students $900 To Eat Untested GMO...

On behalf of the Gates Foundation, researchers at Iowa State University will be paying students to eat genetically modified bananas. According to The Des Moines...

FDA to Start Testing for Glyphosate in Food

Glyphosate is a widely used weed killer—and a "probable human carcinogen" The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the nation’s chief food safety regulator, plans...

Pineapple Pesticide Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

A pineapple pesticide that made its way into milk in Hawaii also made its way into men's brains, and those men were more likely...

Bayer Refuses EPA’s Request to Pull Pesticide in US

Bayer Crop Science says it has refused a request by the EPA to pull its Belt pesticide off the market in the US. The chemical...

Pesticides Are Just As Dangerous As What?! Are You Kidding?!

A new study links organophosphate pesticides with vastly decreased lung function. This study was conducted by the Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers...

This Robot Can Effectively Kill Weeds, Ending The Need For Herbicide...

BoniRob can stamp out nearly two weeds per second and has an uncanny accuracy. The German company Bosch has developed a robot capable of identifying...

More Pesticide Trouble for Bees

Bees. Some hate them, some are terrified of them and some are even fascinated by them. However, everyone who knows anything about them, respects...

Grain Company Refuses to Buy Glyphosate-Treated Oats, Citing Crop Concerns

Has suppliers sign anti-glyphosate contract After finding that growers who sprayed their grain crops with glyphosate ended up with an inferior product, Grain Millers, Inc....

Biotech Scientists Now Raising Human–Animal Chimeras On U.S. Farms

Despite a funding ban, several U.S. research facilities are moving forward with experiments that could produce human–animal chimeras. The possibility is fueled by scientists...

USDA Study Confirms GM Contamination Between GM and Non-GM Crops

A problem experienced by many farmers A USDA study has confirmed the agency’s own original forecast that GM alfalfa would promiscuously contaminate the non-GM crop....

Sikkim Becomes India’s First Organic State

Sikkim has become India's first fully organic state by implementing organic practices on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land. "We have achieved fully-organic status...

FDA Gives OK For Company’s Genetically Engineered Potato

A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market,...

China’s Silence Over GMOs Sends Biotech Company to U.S.

The company to test new GMO corn A Beijing, China-based agritech company, Origin Agritech was planning on launching China’s first seed company on its home turf, but...

Organic Farming Can Cut Nitrate Leaching In Half

New research indicates that organic farming can be one solution to the problem of excess nitrate in Iowa’s rivers. Recent research published by Cynthia Cambardella...

North Dakota grain terminal will be dedicated to non-GMO commodities

Captain Drake, LLC acquires North Dakota grain terminal to streamline supply chain for non- GMO corn and soybeans and meet growing non-GMO demand in...

“Dairy Is F**king Scary” – The Truth About Milk Explained In...

We’ve said it before and we will say it again: the way we treat animals on this planet is truly heartbreaking. It may seem...

Barcelona bans glyphosate in public parks

Several environmental organizations requested the ban due to health risks Barcelona’s public parks and green spaces will no longer be treated with the herbicide glyphosate....

Teflon’s Toxic Legacy

Almost two decades ago, Carla Bartlett, a then 41-year -old West Virginia secretary and mother of two, was first diagnosed with cancer - what...

Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson’s Disease: Study

A new study finds an intriguing link between contaminants found in milk and the risk of developing the brain disorder. Studies have found a connection...