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News: USDA Working to Combat Organic Labeling Fraud
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News: USDA Working to Combat Organic Labeling Fraud

According to The Counter, the USDA has announced some proposed changes to the organic laws which will have an effect on on the $55 billion dollar organic industry. The new rules include surprise inspections, traceability and updated labeling requirements to include non-retail packaging. This announcement comes after last year’s organic fraud case which involved $142...

News: Roundup Maker to Pay $10 Billion to Settle Cancer Suits
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News: Roundup Maker to Pay $10 Billion to Settle Cancer Suits

It was quietly announced last week that consumers had a big win against corporate chemical company, Bayer, manufacturer of RoundUp glyphosate herbicide. The New York Times reports that the settlement comes in response to the threat of tens of thousands of claims against Bayer for failure to properly disclose the toxic nature of their product on the label.