Vani Hari: A Conversation on Food Activism, Fake Foods and her new company, TRUVANI

I had a conversation today with fellow food activist, Vani Hari a/k/a Food Babe. We talked about food activism, what it means, and how anyone can be an activist by learning and teaching others.  She shared some of the challenges she has had over the years when she took on some of the huge corporations … continue reading …

Dr. Don Huber: What We Know About Glyphosate and GMOs

Dr. Don Huber, Professor Emeritus, Plant Pathology, Purdue University, is one of the leading experts in the world on Glyphosate and GMOs and how they effect the environment and human health.  I spoke with Dr. Huber this week, and he shared some of the latest information regarding Glyphosate and GMOs and their ill effects on … continue reading …

Big Chicken, How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture

Eighty percent of antibiotics sold in the United States do not go to human patients, but to many of our plates through pigs, cows, turkeys and chickens. As the use of antibiotics increased and became a mainstay of modern agriculture, factory farms began churning out a far less welcome commodity, antibiotic resistant bacteria. The effects … continue reading …

What’s Making Our Children Sick?

Chronic disorders among American children have reached epidemic levels. Hundreds of thousands of parents are desperately seeking solutions to their children’s declining health. What is making our children sick? Food Integrity Now spoke with Dr. Michelle Perro, Pediatrician and co-author of What’s Making Our Children Sick?: How Industrial Food Is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness, and … continue reading …

Let Them Eat Dirt

In the 200 years since we discovered that microbes cause infectious diseases, we’ve been battling to keep germs and dirt at bay. In the past 10 years, there has been extensive research and evidence in the scientific community that our over emphasis on killing germs and our hyper-cleanliness is taking a toll on our health, … continue reading …

WHITEWASH, The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science

Since the mid-1990’s, there has been a debate in the United States and abroad about the safety of genetically engineered crops–for humans, the environment and for animals.  At Food Integrity Now we have covered this through many articles and interviews over the past 7-1/2 years. This week, I interviewed Carey Gillam, (interview here) veteran investigative … continue reading …

Poison For Dinner

GMOs ARE POISON. People and animals that eat genetically modified food crops are consuming high levels of the toxic glyphosate herbicide. If you’re not familiar with GMOs, this is a process by which genes are taken from one plant or animal and forced artificially into the DNA of another plant or animal. It’s usually done to … continue reading …

Eating Ethically – What Does That Mean to You?

We live in a country where we certainly have lots of food choices.  We might be labelled a vegetarian, a vegan, an omnivore, a pescatarian or other labels that denote how we choose to eat.  In my interview with Marissa Landrigan, she explores some of those food choices and what it really means to eat … continue reading …

GE Alfalfa: Lots of Activism

Pat Trask is a fourth generation rancher following in the inspiring footsteps of his ancestors while also making a name for himself as a father, rancher and activist. Over the past 10 plus years he’s been working to keep genetically engineered Roundup Ready alfalfa (“GE Alfalfa”) from threatening the livelihoods of conventional and organic farmers. … continue reading …

Moms attend Monsanto Shareholders Meeting

There were lies and more lies from one of the biggest bully corporations of today, Monsanto. Today was Monsanto’s Annual Shareholders’Meeting in St. Louis. Zen Honeycut and Anne Temple from Moms Across America had an opportunity, through proxies, to attend that meeting and to speak up on the behalf of all of us who know … continue reading …