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These Emails Show Monsanto Leaning on Professors to Fight the GMO PR War

Posted October 7, 2015
For a blockbuster recent piece, the New York Times’ Eric Lipton got a first look at a massive cache of private emails between prominent public university scientists and GMO industry executives and flacks. The emails came to light through a barrage of controversial Freedom of Information Act requests by U.S. Right to Know, which is funded by the scrappy, anti-corporate Organic Consumers Association. Read more.

Yogurt Exposed: 4 Surprisingly Unsafe (Hidden) Ingredients

Posted October 7, 2015
Recently, the Cornucopia Institute came out with a new report criticizing the yogurt industry – especially major brands – for turning health food into junk food. So, while you were being choosy with your yogurts, you may have purchased brands loaded with sugar and a myriad of questionably safe additives.  Read more.

The Heavy Price Tag of GMO Contamination

Posted October 7, 2015
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its newest data on the organic sector, featuring results from a survey of organic farmers conducted earlier this year….Buried fairly deep in the report is another result that makes it very clear that GMO crops are putting an unfair burden on organic farms across the country.  Read more.

How Antibiotics Disrupt Intestinal Flora

Posted October 7, 2015
The Harvard Medical School report that antibiotic side effects can last up to 42 days after the last dose. [1] You’re probably familiar with many of these side effects: diarrhea, irritable bowels, bloating, and even constipation.  Read more.

Food and Beverage Companies Ditch HFCS and Toxic Ingredients in Effort to Catch Up to the Clean Food Movement

Posted October 6, 2015
Almost every week, another major food manufacturer or restaurant drops GMOs, high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, aspartame or some other toxic additive. Clean food activists are WINNING BIG, and consumer awareness is forcing these large food corporations to clean up their products or lose significant market share to smaller, more nimble companies that disavow the use of offensive ingredients altogether.  Read more.