John Deike

fooddesert

| March 29, 2014
To put it simply, a food desert is a neighborhood far removed from...
label

| March 28, 2014
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of allowing labels on meat products that say...
salmon

| March 28, 2014
The extent to which global demand for seafood is outpacing the sustainable yield of fisheries...
monsanto

This month, Chilean protestors found themselves on the winning end of...
Some advocacy groups said the FDA needs to go even further to curb animal antibiotics abuse, including limiting companies that use them for disease prevention when confining animals in crowded conditions. Photo credit: Organic Fitness

| March 28, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a progress report this week...
herbicide

| March 27, 2014
Brazilian officials have asked the country's justice department to suspend the use of glyphosate...
dairy

| March 27, 2014
Consumption of high protein dairy products like milk creates an acidic environment in the body, which triggers...
Photo credit: Demotix

| March 26, 2014
A final rule was published Wednesday allowing the Republic of Korea to begin exporting poultry...
gmocorn

| March 26, 2014
Six months after China started rejecting shipments of corn made with genetically modified organisms...
pollution

| March 26, 2014
This finding more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest...
Organic producers are only allowed to substitute their livestock's grass diet with organic feed, but environmentalists warn this is not a long-term solution as it threatens established organic standards. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

| March 25, 2014
Due to California's historic drought, a variance was issued by the...
bpa

| March 24, 2014
The chemical industry and the FDA used the research to combat persistent concerns over BPA...
verticalfarming

| March 24, 2014
Ten billion people will be alive in 2050 and today's agriculture won't be able to feed them...