According to multiple sources, China will soon be introducing extremely low maximum residue limits (MRLs) for glyphosate on many imported raw food materials and all final food products, but it will likely remain the world's largest exporter of the highly toxic chemical.
Talc, a mineral used in many consumer products and linked to causes of cancer, is soon to be regulated and its use restricted in Canada, after a recent review by both Health Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Even as health experts warn about the potentially catastrophic risk of overuse of antibiotics in everything from livestock production to plastics in toys, the Trump administration just approved the medically important antibiotic oxytetracycline for use on citrus fruits.
A new research study shows how polar bears, an animal at the top of the Arctic food chain, have become a victim of 'biomagnification' of pollutants ingested by fish and other marine species all the way up that food chain.
In one of more the more upsetting health studies recently, researchers discovered that virtually all touchscreens in multiple McDonald’s locations at two cities in the UK were covered in fecal bacteria.
The government of Tanzania has ordered an immediate halt to all ongoing Genetically-Modified Crop (GMO) trials in the country, including notably the toxic Bt MON 810 supposedly drought-tolerant and insect-resistant GM Maize crop from Monsanto.
In light of the recent court ruling against Monsanto and pressure from the public, Health Canada claims that it will review the studies it relied on to approve the use of Roundup. The chances for an honest review are slim.
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.