Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Victory! Uzbekistan President Announces Ban on GMOs in Baby Food

Uzbekistan will also adopt measures to restrict the import and consumption of all products containing GMOs.

Bill to Block Mandatory GMO Labeling Advances in Senate

D.C. dysfunction at its finest: Committee passes law that an overwhelming majority of Americans oppose.

GMO Labeling Won’t Increase Food Prices

Sadly, the opponents of GMO labeling are making the same arguments made three decades ago to fight the Nutrition Facts Panel.

Myths And Facts About HB 2 — The Anti-Choice Law That Could Overturn Abortion...

In covering Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, some media outlets have relied on right-wing media talking points purporting false claims. Here are the facts.

Vermont Senate Votes To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Vermont is on pace to become the first state legislature to legalize cannabis.

McDonald’s Black History Month Gambit Can’t Obscure Its Inequitable Practices

McDonald’s can blow its sizeable PR budget trying to convince its customers otherwise, but its corporate actions speak for themselves.

Monsanto Feels the Bern as Sanders Turns Focus to GMO Labeling

U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has turned his focus to supporting GMO labeling and attacking Monsanto’s interests this week after Hillary Clinton’s love of GMOs was recently confirmed by the Gates Foundation.

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?

A Major American Meat Company Is Going Big With Antibiotic-Free Pork

Tyson is responding to consumer demand with a new line of meat sourced from pigs raised without drugs.

Eric Holder: It’s Time To Talk About Decriminalizing Marijuana

“You know, we treat marijuana in the same way that we treat heroin now, and that clearly is not appropriate.”