Some of the largest U.S. grocery stores are stepping up and taking action to protect bees from toxic pesticides.
Carey Gillam is an American investigative journalist and the Research Director for non-profit consumer group U.S. Right to Know, an organization working toward transparency in the food system. Gillam has recently published a new book, entitled The Monsanto Papers, which exposes corruption in one of the world’s biggest pesticide producers.
A new study finds that just one week of organic eating can reduce pesticide levels in the body by an average of 60 percent.
A new scorecard ranks leaders and laggards on protecting pollinators from toxic pesticides in supply chains amid an “insect apocalypse.”
In some neighborhoods, organic produce can be inaccessible and unaffordable, but everyone has a right to food free from pesticides.
Soil carbon sequestration is becoming a topic for farmers and politicians alike—but which conversations will distinguish sustainability from trend?
Investigating outbreaks of Candida auris in different parts of the world stirs talks about the abuse of fungicides in crops and increased resistance to drugs in humans and fungi.
The U.S. Congress is currently writing a new version of the Farm Bill, a massive piece of legislation that will determine the future of food and agriculture for the next four years. Senator Pat Roberts, the Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, could use his position to undermine the power of the National Organic Standards Board. The Board is a valuable source of democratic representation in the regulatory process for agriculture across the United States.