Here's how bad the economic crisis has gotten in Spain, according to the New York Times' Suzanne Daley:
Biotech giant attempts to discredit shocking findings
Biotech giant attempts to discredit shocking findings
Sugar remains one of the most heavily regulated commodities in the European Union, with domestic sugar beet growers benefiting from national production quotas and fixed prices that are overseen by the EU's executive.
After a 3-day trial and 4 hours of deliberation, a jury found Alvin Schlangen not guilty of three misdemeanor counts of selling unpasteurized milk, operating without a food license and handling adulterated or misbranded food.
Opponents of genetically modified crops have jumped on the results of a new study, which claims to have linked the consumption of GM maize with the development of tumors in rats -- despite widespread criticism of the research from independent scienti
“In 1992 the Food and Drug Administration decided that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are the functional equivalent of conventional foods. They arrived at this decision without testing GMOs for allergenicity, toxicity, anti-biotic resistance a
The most powerful tool to restore and maintain your health and vitality is education.
People wail, cry, and question why him /her, how could this happen to a child? Immeasurable grief.
Organic farmers are claiming that Monsanto is threatening the very existence of organic food. Public Patent Foundation director Dan Ravicher said, "it’s actually in Monsanto’s financial interest to eliminate organic seed so that they can have a tota
Dutch scientist Mark Post is cooking up something extraordinary in his lab: A hamburger
This is a 17-minute segment from the new GMO documentary "Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of our lives." This segment covers everything from GMO-linked digestive and reproductive disorders, to the "regulatory capture" that led to GMO approval. The f
You may already be fully aware of the fight surrounding the latest California GMO labeling legislation known as Prop 37, a bill which I have been very passionate about supporting over the past few months.
New York City cracked down on the sale of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks in what was celebrated by some as a groundbreaking attempt to curb obesity but condemned by others as a blatant intrusion into people’s lives by a busybody mayor.
Christine Ha, a grad student from Houston, lost her sight gradually over the past ten years due to a rare autoimmune disease—but that hasn't stopped this cook from defeating every single other contestant on Monday night's finale of the third season o
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Using wheat-based pasta instead of regular spaghetti noodles tonight because you've been told wheat-based foods are better for you? Not so fast, says one doctor.
One particular listeria recall focused on 580 crates of cantaloupes from Burch Farms. Luckily, no consumers fell ill from the fruit. Nonetheless, Burch Farms announced it will no longer grow cantaloupes, citing risk of contamination is too high.
Global tuna stocks are fast reaching the limits of fishing sustainability, decimated by an absence of comprehensive, science-based catch limits, conservation experts warned Saturday.
Three major seed producers are working on drought-resistant crops. The conditions this summer are providing a stern test.
1. Adding basil to your diet can help to protect you from bacteria, yeast and mold. Basil has strong anti-bacterial properties. This powerful plant contains several essential oils that have been found to exhibit antimicrobial activity against a wide
Dr. J. David Spence, a professor of neurology at Western University in Canada, wrote that he and his team found a relationship between the consumption of egg yolks and the development of atherosclerosis, a condition in which arteries become clogged,
The situation is much the same for chickens and pigs, which are typically held and confinement and fed an unnatural diet that changes the composition of their meat. Even fish meat, much of which is now "farm-raised," comes from fish that are not al
Digestion of fast-releasing carbohydrates or sugars does not trigger the same feedback mechanism, and encourages excess food consumption.
As the economic and financial systems of the world rapidly approach the real possibility of total collapse, signs of what we can expect on a mass scale in the near future are beginning to appear throughout Europe.
Before the U.S. biofuels boom took off in 2007, the food vs. fuel debate raged: can we afford to use corn for ethanol in a starving world? Five years later, farm bankers ask: can we afford not to? "Ethanol demand is the linchpin of the current
If you read the mainstream news headlines today, you might be shocked to see headlines that say things like, “Organic foods no healthier than conventional foods” or “Organic foods may not be healthier for you.”
The last decade saw the end of cheap oil, the magic growth ingredient for the global economy after the second world war. This summer’s increase in maize, wheat and soya bean prices
The last decade saw the end of cheap oil, the magic growth ingredient for the global economy after the second world war. This summer's increase in maize, wheat and soya bean prices – the third spike in the past five years – suggests the era of cheap
Barack Obama promised and Saturday the White House delivered, revealing recipes for the president’s official microbrewed honey beers, following an Internet campaign. “With public excitement about the White House beer fermenting such a buzz, we dec