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Friday, July 8, 2016

For a variety of reasons, EWG does not support the Roberts-Stabenow legislation to establish mandatory, federal labeling of genetically engineered food. That said, we are grateful to many members of the Senate who stood up for consumers to twice defeat the “DARK Act,” which would have blocked both federal and state labeling laws, and who subsequently secured important concessions from the pesticide, food and agriculture lobby. In the face of a massive industry lobbying campaign, their commitment to consumers’ right to know and states’ right to require GMO labeling is exemplary.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

A new study shows that bloated crop subsidies may be contributing to Americans’ expanding waistlines and poor health.

Friday, July 1, 2016

This Fourth of July, many Americans will fire up the grill to cook for their families and friends. But choosing safe, sustainable meat to grill can be confusing. Follow EWG’s tips to pick the best meat for your holiday weekend cookout.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

What comes to mind when you think of the Florida coast? Sandy beaches, sunshine, warm water and … toxic algal blooms?

Friday, June 24, 2016

A new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Geological Survey estimates that farm conservation practices in some parts of the Midwest have reduced farm pollution by 5-to-34 percent . Yet researchers are measuring near-record concentrations of farm pollution flowing down the Mississippi River this year.

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