The corrupt U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was put on notice on October 15 by a collection of conservation and public-health groups of an "intent to sue", because it is allowing coal-driven sulfur dioxide air pollution.
As a new farm bill reauthorizing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the "food stamp" program), the SNAP Healthy Incentives Act (HR 4855) would incentivize SNAP participants to buy fruits and vegetables -- by refunding 30 cents for every dollar they spend on that kind of healthier food.
Opening arguments began on July 9 in San Francisco for yet another lawsuit about Monsanto’s deadly glyphosate-laced herbicides. What makes this one different is it puts a living victim of the deadly chemical against the agribusiness giant for the very first time.
On June 18, a landmark event begins in San Francisco Superior Court. It is the first case to go to trial involving an individual suing Monsanto over its alleged concealing that glyphosate, the active ingredient in its Roundup product, causes cancer.
Ironically, hospital food has long been recognized as being some of the least healthy food and actually contributes to many of the ailments that people end up in the hospital for. One hospital has figured out the obvious and done something about it.
With legal marijuana showing up across more and more states in the United States, so, too, are the complications from taking too much of it. Our article by contributor Robert A. Nelson suggests a number of ways to help with the less serious of those complications based on a thorough review of the literature so far.
A new research study has calculated the vast number of viruses swirling around the atmosphere. This new discovery turns the conventional belief about the spread of disease on its head and raises another alarm for the spread of new pathogens created by glyphosate and other DNA-damaging chemicals sprayed on farm fields.
On March 6, California U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria began a week of hearings that will pit science against corporate lies related to the safety of Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer and its active ingredient glyphosate. The week will determine which of the testimony will ever make to trial.