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The Infectious Myth – Pesticides and GMOs with Sheryl McCumsey – 04.18.17

David talks with Canadian pesticide activist Sheryl McCumsey about Roundup, other pesticides, agricultural practices, the influence of the chemical industry, and GMOs.   Download this episode (right click and save)

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It’s All About Food -Marco Borges and Marla Rose – 09.20.16

Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our food system. Hosted by Caryn Hartglass, a vegan since 1988, the program includes in-depth interviews with medical doctors; nutritionists; dieticians; cook book authors; athletes; environmental, animals and health activists; farmers; food manufacturers; lawyers; food scientists and more. Learn about how we can …

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Martha Rosenberg – 5 Disturbing Facts Big Food Doesn’t Want You to Know

From mercury in tuna and wood pulp in parmesan cheese to ground beef treated with ammonia to retard E. coli (“pink slime”), the press does a good job exposing the dangerous and deceptive practices of Big Food. The problem is, the public forgets about the food risk or contamination, assuming that reform is in the works and that is just …

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Monsanto Offered $10M to Prove GMO Safety: Monsanto Never Shows…

On Monday December 21, students from Livingston High School joined Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, an American scientist with a PhD in systems biology from MIT, to debate the ‘safety’ of GMO crops. Monsanto was invited to come and prove that there are indeed GMO safety assessment standards, and was even offered a $10 million enticement to send representatives to argue its side. But the …

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Brooke Borel – The problem with science journalism: we’ve forgotten that reality matters most

It’s the job of science journalists to look beyond data – we have to look at the people doing the science and whether they have conflicts of interest s a science journalist, a lot of your time is spent reporting on new studies, natural phenomena and how research may affect our lives. But there is another key piece to science, …

Early Menopause Linked to Chemicals – Margie King

Most women probably don’t want to rush into menopause. But chemicals you encounter every day could speed up the onset of menopause by close to 4 years.   Most women probably don’t want to be rushed into menopause.  But that seems to be what’s happening thanks to our modern soup of environmental chemicals. It’s estimated that we live in a …

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Monsanto Now Billing Itself as a “Sustainable Agriculture Company” BY CHRISTINA SARICH

When you read headlines like these, you may be confused. Should you get angry, or laugh? Monsanto as a sustainable agriculture company? Monsanto truly has decided to market itself as a ‘sustainable agriculture’ company despite spending billions to provide the world with destructive, carcinogenic chemicals. You can see Monsanto’s propaganda piece here. The biotech giant also says that it aims to “empower” farmers around the world, …

Chemical Companies to Write Own Chemical Safety Standards – Christine Sarich

With bill S.697, the chemical industry is about to be given free reign to write their own safety standards. Unless, they are willing to drink their own glyphosate to prove it is “completely safe” as one Patrick Moore recently refused to do, then it hardly makes sense for them to decide if their own products meet safety requirements for the public. Congress hasn’t passed a chemical …