Tuesday, September 22, 2020

This Texas county is suing Big Pharma for the opioid crisis

The county says that opioid use and addiction has cost it millions of dollars.

It’s time to put food policy back on the table

The demand for organic is now outstripping the supply.

These 13 Democrats joined with the GOP to defeat Bernie Sanders’ efforts to lower...

There is something seriously iffy about the Democrats that voted “nay.”

Air pollution exposure during pregnancy affects children’s lung function in early years

"It's really important to prioritize reduction of air pollution levels to improve respiratory health."

New FDA Commissioner Has Ties to Big Pharma

Robert Califf has close ties to the pharmaceutical industry, so how can he be impartial in role as the new commissioner of the FDA?

States halt new water shutoffs, leaves previously disconnected households without water amidst coronavirus pandemic

Our country needs a national ban on water shutoffs for nonpayment with immediate restoration of service to all families who have lost water for an inability to pay their water bills."

Global food waste higher than previously estimated, new study reveals

Global food waste is a much bigger problem than previously thought. A new study confirmed that people waste more than twice as...

General Mills Announces GMO Labeling for US Products

General Mills, the Minneapolis-based food giant, has announced Friday that consumers all over the U.S. will soon begin seeing GMO labeling legislated by the state of Vermont on many General Mills products.

How America continues to fail the health care workers battling the pandemic

For too many Americans, health care workers are out of sight, out of mind.

Do you live in a chemical disaster danger zone?

New map shows 40% of Americans live in constant risk of chemical exposure or explosion. The Trump Administration is trying to roll back protections.