Do you want healthier food? Start demanding it | The Kansas City Star The Kansas City Star

… Wal-Mart has issued new guidelines to suppliers of beef, poultry and eggs that call for reduced use of antibiotics and better treatment of animals — guidelines that may have encouraged Tyson Foods’ recent announcement that it will stop using human antibiotics in its domestic broiler chicken flocks within a couple of years. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Do you want healthier food? Start demanding it | The Kansas City Star The Kansas City Star …

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 …

Legislature considers banning microbeads: Oregon environment news | OregonLive.com

  Oregon could join the list of states to ban microbeads, a popular exfoliating agent found in face wash and other hygienic products. House Bill 3478 would phase in restrictions on the plastic beads, which often slip past water treatment systems and into the ocean. There, fish mistake them for food, eat them and become contaminated with toxins. Oregon’s ban would not apply to the sale of over-the-counter drugs. Effective immediately, neonicotinoids can no longer be used on Portland …