Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Beekeepers Lost 44% of Honey Bee Colonies Last Year

Beekeepers recently reported that this last year was the highest annual loss of bee colonies in the past six years.

Maryland Passes the Most Sweeping Birth Control Access Law In the Country

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill into law eliminating most co-pays and all prescriptions for birth control, demanding coverage for up to 13 months of birth control at a time, and shedding costs for vasectomies.

‘Mistaken’ Release of Glyphosate Report Raises Questions Over EPA’s Ties to Monsanto

Monsanto has vehemently denied cancer claims of its blockbuster product and has demanded a retraction of the IARC report.

Tell Republicans In Congress: Don’t Cut Free Lunches For Poor Children

“Students should have more access to federally subsidized breakfast and summertime meals without sacrificing midday meals.”

The EPA Hasn’t Updated Fracking Rules In Nearly 3 Decades. Now, Environmental Groups Are...

“Waste from the oil and gas industry is very often toxic and should be treated that way."

Political Cartoonist Fired for Criticizing Monsanto, Big Ag

The cartoonist drew a cartoon depicting the ridiculous profits Big Ag makes in contrast to local farmers.

Dannon Yogurt to Remove GMO Ingredients and Source Milk from Non-GMO Fed Cows

Dannon will work with farmers to maintain company wide standards for animal welfare and soil standards.

America’s 21st Century Government: The Worst In This Country’s History?

“This 21st Century U.S. government’s achievements are virtually non-existent while its failures are monumental. That’s why I believe that historians of the future will conclude that it is the worst in American history.”

Hungry and Frightened: Famine in Ethiopia 2016

Food, like water, shelter, access to education and health-care is a human right, and is enshrined as such in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Like all natural resources it should be shared equitably amongst the people of the world.

House Republicans Fight to Cut Important School Lunch Programs

Lunch programs as they are now already receive meager funding. The $13 billion allocated to them is only 2% of our national defense budget.