Posted June 7, 2011
USDA's first test of cilantro reveals more than 30 unapproved pesticides coating the herb.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Posted April 13, 2011
One researcher is earning the praise of the anti-GM movement and the ire of big agriculture for his controversial research on Roundup Ready crops. Editor Jimmy Mengel takes a closer look at Don Huber...
Posted April 5, 2011
A group of farmers are standing up against Monsanto's thuggish, shadowy tactics and have filed a lawsuit seeking protection...
Posted March 29, 2011
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss notes the recent reports indicate lead found in urban gardens in various U.S. cities.
Posted March 15, 2011
Green Chip's Brigid Darragh discusses the latest findings in a UN Report on agricultural practices in developing nations...
Posted March 9, 2011
Brigid Darragh reports on Costco's recent steps to implement sustainable seafood policy and protect endangered species, following an eight-month campaign led by Greenpeace.
Posted February 28, 2011
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the Gloucestershire football club banning meat from its players' diets and for its fans in an effort to improve health and the organization's green cred.
Posted February 23, 2011
A Purdue University researcher is alleging that Monsanto's Roundup Ready crops could be to blame for miscarriages and spontaneous abortions in farm animals.
Posted February 22, 2011
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on LYFE Kitchen, the latest trend in fast-casual dining, coming to a city near you.
Posted February 15, 2011
Green Chip's Brigid Darragh reports on California's approval of methyl iodide pesticide for use in agriculture, despite the known effects and link to cancer, and what consumers should know about the state where the majority of U.S. fruit comes from...