Scientists: Our Food is Being Sprayed by Toxic Chemical Cocktail

Originally published by GMWatch.org   As the number of chemicals applied to vegetables sold in supermarkets goes up 17-fold, experts say pesticides must be phased out of food production. Report by Claire Robinson The number of chemicals applied… Read More

Scientist who discovered GMOs cause tumors wins lawsuit

Top Photo: anti-Monsanto protest in Asuncion, Paraguay, 2014.  Photolangelle.org   A court has ruled that French Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini was correct when he concluded that GMO food, when fed to rats, caused serious health problems including tumors. March-against-monsanto.com… Read More

Black and Afro-Indigenous Farmers Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

 In 2015, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance’s two prize winners are the Federation of Southern Cooperatives in the U.S., and the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras. The prizes will be presented in Des Moines on October 14, 2015. In… Read More

Spinning Food: New report exposes how industry front groups are spending millions to shape the story of food

The Friends of The Earth’s new report, “Spinning Food,” investigates how Big Food and agrochemical corporations are deliberately misleading the public — and reporters — on facts about industrial agriculture and organic and sustainable food production. “Taking their cues… Read More