Why Are Farmers Forced to Accept Insecticide-Treated Seeds?

Story at-a-glance − An independent review of 800 studies concluded neonicotinoids are also harming birds, earthworms, snails, and other invertebrates USDA does not include seed treatments or Bt crops in Continue reading

Toxic Herbicides Now Common in Pregnant Women’s Breast Milk, Placentas, and Umbilical Cords

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A recent study showed the toxic herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) in the breast milk of a significant percentage of American women, even those actively trying to avoid chemical contaminants

Glyphosate was Continue reading

King Corn—the Subsidized Crop That Drives Our Fast-Food Nation

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King Corn follows two college buddies as they set out to learn more about corn—how it’s grown, and how it ends up in so many of our foods. What they find raises troubling questions about how we eat—and how we farm

Far from providing us Continue reading

Rid the Body of Dangerous Bt-Toxin Found in Genetically Modified Food with these Tips

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are everywhere. Even when we make our best effort to eat organically, a GMO will slip through here and there — we eat out or cheat with a few conventional corn chips. Usually the body can handle a few mishaps every once in a while, but shocking information about the Bt-toxin found in genetically engineered crops has scientists (and consumers) worried. This toxin has the potential to turn our intestinal system into a literal ‘pesticide factory’ Continue reading