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. 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 What Parents (and Doctors) Can … 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 …

Real Food Fake Food

With so many fake foods in our supermarkets (and restaurants) it is hard to know what we are eating anymore–Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp, extra-virgin olive oil that isn’t and fish being labeled and sold that is completely fake and we the consumers are paying the price. Did you know that if you order … continue reading …

Standing Rock: Warfare Against Peaceful People

A peaceful crowd of water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin camp, one of the three camps at Standing Rock, were met with tear gas, rubber bullets, a water cannon, water hoses, percussion grenades and LRADs (long-range acoustic devices that cause people to vomit). The people stood their ground in a courageous effort to protect their … continue reading …