Real Not Phony Food Archives

  • Nov 9, 2017 1

    Do We Really Want a Future of Synthetic Foods?

    Many in Congress do, according to a letter nearly 80 representatives just sent to the FDA, USDA, and EPA. Action Alert! The letter, presumably inspired by big corporate donors, calls for the agencies to provide a “consistent, appropriate” approach to the regulation of biotechnology. On the on...

  • Oct 3, 2017 0

    New Organic Label on the Way

    There is a new show in town separate from the government’s big food influenced and increasingly corrupt organic program. From EcoWatch: On Wednesday, the Rodale Institute unveiled draft standards for a new Regenerative Organic Certification, developed by Rodale and a coalition of farmers,...

  • Sep 20, 2017 0

    USDA: Fake Organics: Does The Agency Care?

    We must pressure the federal government to police unscrupulous global players. Action Alert! We’ve been telling you about the influx of fake organic grain imported from overseas. It’s especially infuriating that the USDA seems to recognize this problem but is doing very little about it. A 20...

  • Aug 22, 2017 14

    The Emerging Sperm Count Crisis

    If sperm counts continue declining at the current rate, humans could become extinct. Analyzing nearly 200 studies, researchers have found that the sperm counts in men across North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand have halved in less than forty years. The study found that the decline in...

  • Aug 8, 2017 3

    A Gut Check for Autism

    Even mainstream science is realizing the importance of the gut microbiome to autism and healthy child development. Dr. Stephanie Seneff’s autism research has focused on glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, the most ubiquitous herbicide in the world. The side effects of autism, she foun...

  • Aug 8, 2017 2

    Science, the Monsanto Way

    That way appears to be deception, obfuscation, and cronyism. We’ve been telling you about a court case against Monsanto in which the plaintiffs allege that glyphosate, the active ingredient in the Roundup herbicide, causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Documents in the case, including email mess...

  • Jul 18, 2017 7

    New Danger for Small, Organic Farmers?

    Fake organics aren’t the only threat to farmers growing real food. Next year, the FDA’s new produce safety rule will go into effect. This rule is part of the suite of new regulations that came about as a result of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that was signed into law in 2011. T...

  • Jul 5, 2017 3

    Got Meat? Due to USDA, it Might be Rotten

    Ranchers are suing the USDA in hopes of reinstating country of origin labeling for meat. Keep rotten meat off our plate by calling on Congress to act. Action Alert! Earlier this month, cattlemen and rancher groups sued the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) over last year’s repeal of country ...