Monsanto has been put on the defensive and is coming out fighting after two U.S. farm workers filed lawsuits last month, claiming the chemical in Roundup causes cancer. At the same time, the seed company is laying off 12 percent of its workforce.
Another study on Fukushima-related childhood cancer rates has surfaced, this time published by researchers at Fukushima Medical University. And yet again, the findings are being disputed.
India’s Bellandur Lake used to supply water to over 20 villages in the 1970s, but now it would be a stretch to even call it a lake. Other words come to mind, cesspool, toxic brew, or even chemical dump describes it better.
An eight-month long investigation into ExxonMobil by InsideClimateNews has resulted in renewed legal challenges that claim the company had prior knowledge of the climate impact of fossil fuels, and chose to not make the information public.
A section of the recently opened glass walkway at Yuntai Mountain Geological Park in Henan Province, China, cracked about 5 p.m. Monday, sending screaming tourists fleeing for their lives.
When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released their updated pesticide use regulations last week, the rules were hailed as a game-changer for American farms and workers.
The U.S. marijuana industry’s first class-action lawsuit was filed on Monday, Oct. 5 against LivWell Co, one of Colorado’s largest marijuana growers, claiming the company inappropriately used Eagle 20, a potent pesticide on their plants.
The head of Amtrak has warned Congress that it will suspend parts of its national service in December if they are not given an extension on the year-end deadline for implementing advanced safety technology.
Burger King’s new Halloween Whopper has been getting a lot of press this week, and not just because the bun is black. We’ve been told that A-1 Sauce is baked in the bun, but we weren’t told our poop would turn bright green after eating the hamburger.
On Monday, General Mills announced the recall of 1.8 million boxes of Gluten-free Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios because the product may contain wheat flour.