Right now, Hawaii is a major battleground in the fight for pesticide regulation.
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Monsanto has submitted a new genetically modified corn to the USDA for approval. This corn is resistant not only to Roundup but to another, even more toxic pesticide called dicamba.
Quaker Oats’ parent company – PepsiCo – has spent millions to stop GMO labeling initiatives. Let’s ask them to change their tune.
When we talk about a healthy kitchen, we talk a lot about choosing organic food and ditching toxic plastics. But what about the air in our kitchens? The kitchen can be one of the most polluted rooms in our home.
Right now bees and crucial pollinators are being needlessly exposed to toxic pesticides – We need your help today to make sure that America’s endangered pollinators survive!
A new study confirmed what organic advocates have been saying for years: people who eat an organic diet have fewer toxic pesticides in our bodies.
The Environmental Working Group has rated more than 80,000 products in its new Food Scores app to help you buy the best foods for your body. Check it out.
Monsanto, the much hated poster-company for the biotech industry, may soon take on another industry: information technology.
That’s what Robb Fraley, Monsanto’s chief technology officer says. “I could easily see us in the next five or 10 years being an information technology company,” he says in Grist.
What is sustainable food? I’ve been writing about good eating for awhile, but I still have to ponder its meaning. Here’s what a group of green teens think.
Please imagine me using my best Jerry Seinfeld voice when I ask: What is the deal with GMO free food packaging? But really. What is it? Why does it matter?
The Environmental Working Group has released its 2014 guides to pesticides in produce. The ‘Dirty Dozen’ and ‘Clean Fifteen’ lists showcase the fruits and vegetables with the most and least amount of pesticide residues.
Three Hawaiian islands may be limiting companies who grow GMO crops.
As we head into the holidays, many of us will be cooking large meals and using fresh fruits and vegetables. I figure now is a good time for a quick refresher on the “Dirty Dozen” – those fruits and vegetables in the U.S. food supply that show the most pesticide residues.