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  • Jan 24, 2019 8

    America’s Fraudulent Organics Industry

    We thought the problem was limited to fraudulent overseas suppliers; but fake organics are also grown in the US, and the USDA is clueless. Action Alert! A Missouri farmer has been charged with ripping off food companies and consumers by falsely marketing more than $140 million worth of corn, s...

  • Dec 13, 2018 0

    Banned for Use in War, But OK for Our Crops

    Apparently the Geneva Convention doesn't protect against use in domestic agriculture. Action Alert! Researchers who recently examined studies sponsored by Dow Chemical and used by the EPA to approve chlorpyrifos, a type of insecticide, found inaccuracies in what the company reported to the age...

  • Dec 11, 2018 0

    Fungi Could Be Next Big Threat to Human Health

    Another class of medically important medicines is in danger of becoming ineffective—and they’re harder to make than antibiotics. Action Alert!   We’ve been telling you about the scourge of antibiotic resistance—when the overuse of antibiotics by doctors and factory farms causes bacteria ...

  • Nov 29, 2018 3

    This Loophole Allows Chemicals to Hide In Your Food

    We often see “artificial” or “natural” flavors listed among the ingredients on foods we buy, but do consumers know what these terms mean? Action Alert! Recently, the FDA announced that a group of six artificial flavors would no longer be permitted to be used as food additives. They are...