US Department of Monsanto (a.k.a. USDA)

US Department of Monsanto (a.k.a. USDA)

This particular crony alliance isn’t even secretive about it. Action Alert! We think of Monsanto and other companies as developers and promoters of GMOs. But thanks to passage of the Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986, as well as President Reagan’s Executive Order #12591—“Facilitating Access to Science and Technology”—the USDA is also directly in the […]

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Breaking News: Supreme Court Kicks Critical  Genetically Modified Alfalfa Issue Down The Road

Breaking News: Supreme Court Kicks Critical Genetically Modified Alfalfa Issue Down The Road

A high-profile legal battle over genetically modified crops continues. The US Supreme Court in a 7-1 decision yesterday (June 21) did not accept a lower court’s total nationwide ban on GM alfalfa. But it did agree that the seeds could be dangerous and did not allow Monsanto to proceed with selling them. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) must now complete a study examining whether the seeds will harm the environment before approving them for restricted planting, a process that could go into next year, and which could lead to more litigation.

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There’s a Superfood Growing in Your Garden

There’s a Superfood Growing in Your Garden

From Joseph Mercola, DO This tasty superfood is easily grown in your garden or containers. Harvested 40 days after planting, it’s packed with nutrition and fiber and has several health benefits, including blood sugar control and heart and gut health. The peak harvesting season for this delicious member of the gourd family in the northern […]

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PFAS Contamination is Worse Than You Thought

PFAS Contamination is Worse Than You Thought

“Forever chemicals” are added to many consumer products intentionally…but we’re learning that many more products are contaminated with PFAS unintentionally, making the threat to human health even more severe. Action Alert! For months now, we’ve been reporting on the dangers of PFAS chemicals, nicknamed “forever chemicals” for their persistence in the environment and the human […]

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Stop Agency Abuse of Power

Stop Agency Abuse of Power

For too long, federal agencies like the FDA have shirked democratic responsibilities and ignored the law, allowing them to inject themselves into our lives without any accountability—it’s time for it to stop. Action Alert! We are increasingly subject to rules and decrees that are undemocratically (and perhaps illegally) issued from federal agencies like the Food […]

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GMO Name Game Revealed

GMO Name Game Revealed

New USDA rules go into effect that allow Big Food to hide their genetically modified ingredients. Starting January 1 of this year, the new GMO labeling rules went into effect. Sorry, we mean “bioengineered” labeling, the term the government and industry chose to obfuscate the issue and confuse consumers. Obfuscation and confusion were the chief […]

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