Aldi bans pesticides from domestic fruits and vegetables

aldiGreenpeace has announced that Aldi, a large retailer in Europe with stores in the U.S., will ban pesticides from produce originating from their markets. Continue reading “Aldi bans pesticides from domestic fruits and vegetables”

Senate votes against DARK Act.

darkactThe DARK Act (Denying Americans the Right to Know) has been boycotted by grassroots organizations, concerned consumer groups and scientific organizations.  Ninety percent of consumers support labelling of genetically modified food.  Continue reading “Senate votes against DARK Act.”

The Biotechnology Food Labeling and Uniformity Act introduced

right to know.jpgSenator Jeff Merkley,  Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Biotechnology Food Labeling and Uniformity Act.The legislation is endorsed by Amy’s Kitchen, Ben and Jerry’s, Campbell’s Soup Company, Consumers Union, Just Label It, and Nature’s Path. Continue reading “The Biotechnology Food Labeling and Uniformity Act introduced”

Monsanto sues the State of California. IARC’s Glyphosate cancer classification “unelected, undemocratic, unaccountable, and foreign body”

carcinogenic (1)The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (ORHHA) has announced that will be adding Roundup to it’s state’s list of known carcinogens. A report released in 2015 by the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) specified that the agency intends to list glyphosate and three other chemicals as a cancer-causing chemicals under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65). Continue reading “Monsanto sues the State of California. IARC’s Glyphosate cancer classification “unelected, undemocratic, unaccountable, and foreign body””