A new report entitled “Pre-Polluted: A Report on Toxic Substances in the Umbilical Cord Blood of Canadian Newborns”, that was recently published by the organization Environmental Defense, found...

The discovery of genetically modified (GM) wheat in Oregon1 is a wake-up call for those who worry about potential GM contamination of organic crops. The idea of contamination has been an area of...

The drought affecting the Great Plains and West has had an unexpected effect on cattle herds located in those regions:  higher use of the growth-inducing drugs known as “beta-agonists.”  Cattle...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2013)—The Organic Center has named 15 persons to its new Board of Trustees, and formally introduced...

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UNFI Foundation provides grant for arsenic and rice research

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 5, 2013)—The Organic...

By: Tania Neubauer, ND, LMT
The beautiful island of Ometepe, Nicaragua, is home to one of the world's newest organic agriculture community groups! Promotores de la Agricultura Organica de Los...
By: Dr. Chuck Benbrook

The April 2012 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) has an extraordinary paper by David Bellinger of the Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, entitled "...

By: Dr. Chuck Benbrook PDP is a national pesticide residue testing program which analyzes approximately 25,000 samples a year. Top Findings

Baby food

There is first-ever data on three baby...

An Interview with Madhava Natural Sweeteners Have you seen a decline in your bees due to colony collapse disorder?

There has been a problem worldwide with colony collapse.

What species is the...

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