Abbott facing lawsuit over “non-organic” Similac | Food Industry News | just-food

By Hannah Abdulla | June 3, 2015 Abbott Laboratories is facing a class action lawsuit over its Similac infant formula that alleges the US group is “misleading” consumers since the product contains non-organic ingredients. The case was filed in the US District court for the Eastern District of New York on 15 May by three consumers and accuses Abbott of “false and misleading misrepresentations on its private-label Similac Advance Organic Infant Formulas”. The complaint …

We have the right to know what we are putting in our bodies – Columbus healthy living | Examiner.com

… liver, kidneys and bladder. General Mills’ cereals have to be labeled in the UK as being GMO. China, Russia and Japan will not allow shipments of GMO corn and soybeans to be imported. Monsanto has bought off Congress through SuperPACs and lobbyists, gotten immensely favorable treatment by the Supreme court of the US, and is now battling the European Union’s labeling of Roundup as “probably cancerous”. In the meantime, the USDA has increased the allowable limits of residual glyphosate …

The ‘accidental’ quarry in the middle of a food bowl – ABC Southern Queensland – Australian Broadcasting Corporation

… [they] use rock mineral dust as an alternative to chemical fertilisers.” He believes mineral-based insecticides and fertilisers are the future for farming. But the application to extract 100,000 tonnes of basalt from the mine, turning it into a quarry, has not been universally accepted in the region. A neighbour took the application to the Land and Environment court and eventually sold the property to Mr Lewington’s group. “I’m a miner, yes. But I see a need for an …