Thursday, December 5, 2019

Sanders and Clinton Clash Over Soda Tax

Despite the fact that Clinton pledged not to impose any new taxes on households earning under $250,000 a year, she recently broke her promise by supporting Philadelphia’s proposed soda tax.

New Study Finds Glyphosate in Breakfast Foods

Glyphosate has been linked to increases in levels of breast, thyroid, kidney, pancreatic, liver and bladder cancers and is being served for breakfast, lunch and dinner around the world.

BREAKING: Criminal Charges for 3 Over Flint Water Crisis is “Only the Beginning”

Attorney General Bill Schuette stated that these charges are “only the beginning” and that no one guilty will be able to escape justice because “no one is above the law.”

Food for Thought

Waste is a pretty bad thing – particularly in these days when we are all noticing that the price of food is increasing.

Monsanto’s Evil Twin: Disturbing Facts About the Fertilizer Industry

The currently catastrophic, but largely unrecognized, greenhouse gas damage from chemical farms and industrial food production and distribution must be reversed.

97% of Endangered Species Threatened by 3 Common Pesticides

The Center for Biological Diversity, as well as a number of farmworkers, child-safety and environmental advocacy groups, sent a letter to the EPA last month urging it to ban several organophosphate pesticides that are currently under review.

In a Surprise Win for Democracy Over Corporate Power, GMO Labeling Has Arrived

Those predicting an easy Senate defeat for mandatory labeling saw corporations fold one by one in the face of a strong food movement.

France to Ban Glyphosate Weedkillers

Monsanto maintains that their product is safe, and that the recent arguments over glyphosate or purely “political.”

Monsanto Reports Lower Earnings, Profits Amid Pressure From Consumers, Vermont GMO Label Law

Monsanto’s latest earnings report comes amid a wave of companies announcing plans to label genetically modified ingredients to comply with Vermont’s law, resulting in many large food corporations losing profits.

March Against Monsanto Happening Everywhere May 21

"We will not stand for cronyism. We will not stand for poison. That’s why we March Against Monsanto."