New research backs up larger efforts to limit kids’ access to soda, but the findings are also more complex than they may sound.
Recent science linking tumors in rats to GMOs and pesticide exposure has come under fire from the scientific community. Isn’t that all the more reason to study the issue further?
Companies like Monsanto and Syngenta want farmers to think of drought-tolerant seeds as an insurance policy against hot, dry weather. But for farmers who don’t take care of the soil, these seeds look like a gamble.
Today’s young adults are more interested in organic food than their parents — and they’re prepared to spend more on it, too.
Even when pressed, Mitt Romney has very little to say about food and agriculture — unless it’s a question of food safety, in which case he wants to let Big Food off the hook.
Even as New York’s soda ban gets close to becoming a reality, several loopholes have public health advocates worried.
Scientists who exposed mice to BPA at low-level, consistent doses found that it caused genetic and behavioral changes that persisted for generations.
The states with the highest hunger rates include the GOP strongholds of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennesee, West Virginia, and Louisiana.
In an effort to supplant government regulation, a group of high-profile lawyers plans to use the financial costs of obesity and diabetes to sue large processed food companies.