Monday, March 25, 2019

Income Inequality Is a Health Hazard—Even for the Rich

A public health researcher explains why life expectancy in the United States is falling, and it has to do with income inequality rising.

FDA Bans Three Chemicals Linked to Cancer From Food Packaging

The FDA is banning three grease-resistant chemical substances, including PFCs, which are linked to cancer and birth defects from use in food packaging.

Homeless Activists Go Organic And Feed An Entire Shelter With Rooftop Garden

Activists in Atlanta are working with the homeless to produce healthy organic food instead of expecting donations.

Meet the 20-Year-Old Fighting to End Food Waste While Taking Finals

College sophomore Maria Rose Belding is helping connect more than 200 large-scale food banks nationwide through her online database.

The Future of Food: 16 Most Exciting Stories for 2016

Here we have selected 16 stories that represent the most exciting food trends for 2016.

The Looming Environmental Disaster in Missouri that Nobody is Talking About

When an unstoppable underground fire meets radioactive waste in Missouri — nobody really knows what happens next.

The Egg Industry, Scrambling

The egg industry has fought the legislative mandates, arguing that banning cages will cost producers and consumers more, without improving animal welfare.

Coke’s PR Scam Explodes

The jig is up for the sugar-water purveyor’s bogus obesity study group.

FOIA Request Shows Govt Lied About Lead in Water, Knowingly Poisoning Countless Children

Instead of keeping children safe, Michigan officials repeatedly lied about the safety of their drinking water even though they knew it was poisoned.

Sanders Report Finds Skyrocketing Drug Prices Cost Taxpayers $1.4 Billion

“It is unacceptable that Americans pay, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs,” asserted Sanders.