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FDA’s pitiful plea to Big Pharma: Cut back on antibiotics in meat, please

FDA’s pitiful plea to Big Pharma: Cut back on antibiotics in meat, please | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Government hopes to crack down on their overuse by leaving it up to the companies that manufacture them. Good luck!
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Docs, farmers, scientists promote organic farming - The Times of India

Docs, farmers, scientists promote organic farming - The Times of India | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Docs, farmers, scientists promote organic farming - Times of India: Docs, farmers, scientists promote organic ... http://t.co/8epDjcSfLC
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OPINION: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall | Al Jazeera America

OPINION: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall | Al Jazeera America | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Its political interference on behalf of the tobacco industry threatens public health measures abroad – and at home
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Is There Herbicide in Breast Milk? | Civil Eats

Is There Herbicide in Breast Milk? | Civil Eats | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A new study highlights a huge data gap: The U.S. has no ongoing monitoring of glyphosate, its most-used herbicide in food or people.
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Scientists fear toxic algae bloom spreading on Pacific coast | Al Jazeera America

Scientists fear toxic algae bloom spreading on Pacific coast | Al Jazeera America | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Stretching from southern California to Alaska, this year’s blooms thought to be the largest ever recorded
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Across Africa, a New Kind of Container Garden Is Changing Women’s Lives

Across Africa, a New Kind of Container Garden Is Changing Women’s Lives | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Growing food in sacks uses fewer resources and less labor and provides high yields too.
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Whole Foods’ “Responsibly Grown” Produce Ratings — Not “Good” Enough - Cornucopia Institute

Whole Foods’ “Responsibly Grown” Produce Ratings — Not “Good” Enough - Cornucopia Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
This spring 17 certified organic farmers signed on to a letter to Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey asking him to withdraw the company’s “Responsibly Grow
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CA Fines Six Firms for Selling Pesticide-Tainted Imported Produce | Food Safety News

CA Fines Six Firms for Selling Pesticide-Tainted Imported Produce | Food Safety News | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has fined six companies that ignored warnings and repeatedly sold imported fruits and vegetables with illegal pesticide residues to predominantly ethnic minority customers. According to an agency statement released July 28, the fines range from $10,000 to more than $20,000 for violating pesticide laws and potentially endangering consumers.... Continue Reading
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Trade deal threatens affordable healthcare for millions, experts say | Al Jazeera America

Trade deal threatens affordable healthcare for millions, experts say | Al Jazeera America | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Health organizations raise alarm over patent laws and data protection at final stage of TPP negotiations in Maui, Hawai
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Sustainable Food Trust

Sustainable Food Trust | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Team SFT have selected our favourite recently released films on food, exploring issues such as food waste, sugar and antibiotic resistance
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3 Former Executives to Be Prosecuted in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

3 Former Executives to Be Prosecuted in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The decision to proceed with criminal cases, the first to arise from the 2011 meltdowns, marked a victory for citizens’ groups.
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How Mass Incarceration Takes a Toll on the Environment

How Mass Incarceration Takes a Toll on the Environment | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Both prisoners and surrounding communities are affected by this under-studied issue.
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Toxic algae likely to surface on Lake Erie again

Toxic algae likely to surface on Lake Erie again | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Algae reduction goals great, but specifics on how -- and money -- are needed, advocates say.
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Organic faces growing pains as demand outpaces supply

Organic faces growing pains as demand outpaces supply | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Organic food sales are expected to increase 12 to 15 percent annually for the next three years.
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Solutions: West Coast wastewater plant chooses trees over technology — Environmental Health News

Solutions: West Coast wastewater plant chooses trees over technology — Environmental Health News | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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ConAgra bows to calls for stripping feared chemical from food cans

ConAgra bows to calls for stripping feared chemical from food cans | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Metal cans containing ConAgra Foods products made in U.S. and Canadian facilities after July 30 will be free of bisphenol A, the chemical commonly known as BPA, the Omaha food company announced Thursday.
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Drugging the Environment | The Scientist Magazine®

Drugging the Environment | The Scientist Magazine® | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Humans have spiked ecosystems with a flood of active pharmaceuticals. The drugs are feminizing male fish, confusing birds, and worrying scientists.
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A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery

A Major Supplier of U.S. Seafood Is Among the Worst Countries for Modern Slavery | sustainablity | Scoop.it
For two years running, the State Department has listed Thailand as one of the worst countries for slave labor—but it doesn’t receive the same sanctions as other nations on the list.
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Fukushima Daiichi Decommissioning: Follow The Money

Fukushima Daiichi Decommissioning: Follow The Money | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Are the meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi over? The answer is no. In Fairewinds' latest video, Chief Engineer and nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen updates viewers on what's going on at the Japanese nuclear meltdown site, Fukushima Daiichi.
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Protesters Forcibly Removed by Police As Arctic Drilling Ship Escapes Blockade

Protesters Forcibly Removed by Police As Arctic Drilling Ship Escapes Blockade | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Americans cutting calorie intake but junk food proves a hard habit to kick

Americans cutting calorie intake but junk food proves a hard habit to kick | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The drop in calories is greater for children than for adults asfindings only a first step in long fight to battle obesity and improve nutrition
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As salmon vanish in the dry Pacific Northwest, so does Native heritage

As salmon vanish in the dry Pacific Northwest, so does Native heritage | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Human development has lowered salmon populations for years, but drought could be the final blow.
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Major Grocery Chain Agrees to Sign on to Fair Labor Program for Tomato Workers | Civil Eats

Major Grocery Chain Agrees to Sign on to Fair Labor Program for Tomato Workers | Civil Eats | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers hopes the chain’s participation in the fair labor program will be the first domino in a line of major supermarket chains.
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