Saturday, October 23, 2021

Demand for Non-GMO Products Hits the Seed Industry

While there is growing interest in Non-GMO Project verification among seed companies, there aren’t many incentives for companies to have their seed verified because the Non-GMO Project focuses more on food.

FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato

The FDA just approved a new GMO potato which can now be sold in the U.S.

Tell the Truth about Bernie’s Health Care Stand

During the 1993 quest for a health care plan, Secretary Clinton sent Sanders an autographed picture of the two of them, wishing him the best and thanking the senator “for your commitment to real health care access for all Americans.”

Curbing the Soda Industry’s Influence, One County at a Time

Colorado's Boulder County Board of Health will not take donations of any kind from the beverage industry.

Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Healthcare Plan Will Save American Families $1200 a Year

According to an analysis by Politifact, Sanders' plan "Medicare for All" would cost taxpayers an average of $1200 less than they are paying now under the Affordable Care Act.

What the Catastrophic Aliso Canyon Methane Leak Teaches Us About Our Addiction to Fossil...

To prevent more disasters like Aliso Canyon in California and around the country we need an emergency statewide effort to shut down facilities that lack basic safety equipment, including Aliso Canyon.

Taiwan Bans GMOs in Schools, Mandates Strict Label Laws

Taiwan has banned schools across the nation from serving GMOs to students, citing health and safety concerns. Mandatory labeling of GMOs is also required on all food products that contain 3 percent or more GMOs.

Michigan’s Water Crisis Has Gotten So Bad The National Guard Has Been Deployed

It's the governor's latest attempt to address a growing public health crisis.

USDA Shirking Obligation to Give Consumers Clarity Over Herbicide Residues on Food

The Environmental Protection Agency, which sets the tolerance levels allowed for glyphosate and other pesticides has said glyphosate is safe at certain defined tolerance levels, and has actually raised those tolerance levels in recent years.

How America’s Embrace of GMOs and Pesticides Could Trigger “Downfall” of EU Farmers

TTIP trade agreement will be boon to Big Ag, study finds.