CONCENTRATED ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS (CAFOs) have come to dominate U.S. agriculture, crowding animals into tight quarters with little or no access to the outdoors, poor sanitation, and extremely short lifespans.
Bees and other beneficial pollinators are disappearing at alarming rates. While we may not - know the exact cause of the disappearance, we do know that some pesticides are contributing to their decline.
One of every three bites of food we eat is from a crop pollinated by bees. Yet, over the past decade, honey bee and other pollinator populations have severely declined around the world. During the winter of 2014/15, two-thirds of U.S.
By mobilizing the voices of our grassroots membership and organizational allies, during the 2016 state legislative session Hawaiʻi CFS and the food movement were able to:
Establish First State-Funded Tax Credit in the U.S.
For all of human history, we have been eating shellfish (bivalves like clams, mussels, and oysters and crustaceans like shrimp and lobster), and until recently we relied on wild populations of shellfish harvested from coastal areas.
Did you know that over 90% of GE crops grown in Hawaiʻi are inedible, experimental corn and soybean varieties, and that chemical companies are spraying pesticides 2 out of every 3 days, up to 16 times a day? This means companies like Monsanto occup.
What's the difference between "natural" and "organic"? Some nationally recognized organic food companies that have built their reputation in the organic industry are now selling new lines of natural (not organic) products.
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The following are just a few of the dozens of episodes in which pollen or seeds from genetically engineered (GE) crops have contaminated conventional crops, often causing seed or product recalls, and other problems for f.
Scientists have identified pesticides—specifically a group of insecticides called neonicotinoids (abbreviated as “neonics”)—as likely to be an important cause of declining pollinator populations and poor polli.
Why is there concern about glyphosate and cancer?
The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) cancer authorities – the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – recently determined that glyphosate i.
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