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Organic Food Benefits

Written by Alex Reid
Posted September 6, 2011

Ronnie Cummins provides ten solid reasons to buy organic. . .

Industrial Farming Lies

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted August 30, 2011

This CEO is unqualified to speak about organics. And he's kind of an asshole, too.

Electric Vehicle Adoption

Written by Alex Reid
Posted August 8, 2011

Getting to the truth with so many variables.

GE Food Labels

Written by Alex Reid
Posted August 2, 2011

Mandatory GE food labels: Good for the consumer, bad for Monsanto. . .

Michigan Law Forbids Vegetable Gardens

Written by Alex Reid
Posted July 11, 2011

Michigan woman may go to jail for planting a vegetable garden!

New Regulations for Egg Industry

Written by Alex Reid
Posted July 8, 2011

Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the historic agreement between the Humane Society and United Egg Producers for legislation for improved animal welfare in chicken farming.

Food Supply Safety

Written by Alex Reid
Posted June 15, 2011

Guest contributor Barry Estabrook reveals what fracking could do to our food supply.

Posers: First Fish, Now Eggs

Written by Alex Reid
Posted June 10, 2011

Editor Brigid Darragh shares the latest report from The Cornicopia Institute as it reveals the truth behind "organic" and "free range" eggs.

GMO Foods

Written by Alex Reid
Posted June 8, 2011

Guest editor Maria Rodale discusses the precautionary principle and how it should be applied to our food production.

Cilantro Lovers Beware!

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted June 7, 2011

USDA's first test of cilantro reveals more than 30 unapproved pesticides coating the herb.

Food Safety Violators Face Execution

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted June 1, 2011

After several high profile food safety scandals, China has increased punishments for food safety violators, going so far as to suggest capital punishment for manufacturers whose products lead to fatalities. Editor Jimmy Mengel compares China's punishments with those in the United States.

Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQs in Children

Written by Alex Reid
Posted May 13, 2011

Editor Brigid Darragh relays the results of three studies across the United States that link prenatal pesticide exposure to lower IQs in children.

Monsanto's Stacked Deck

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted May 6, 2011

The Monsanto-friendly head of the USDA's research arm resigned last week. But the agricultural giant has plenty of other cards hidden up their sleeve...

Forks Over Knives Review

Written by Aletta Kennedy
Posted May 5, 2011

Contributing editor Aletta Kennedy shares her review of one of the most important movies to come out this year - Forks Over Knives.

The Latest Showdown in Organic vs. Conventional Farming

Written by Alex Reid
Posted April 15, 2011

Editor Brigid Darragh sums up the results of a 20-year study in which three methods of farming (2 organic, 1 conventional) were sized up for environmental, economical, and harvest performance.