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Children’s favourite fruits contain residues of multiple pesticides

Year upon year, the proportion of food that contains residues from multiple pesticides is increasing and kids are uniquely vulnerable to this contamination.

Changing our consumption habits can protect the planet

Up to 60% of GHGs are linked to household consumption, so consumers have a huge impact on the planet; if you want to make a difference take a look at what you buy and eat.

Folic acid in our flour – food sense or counsel of despair?

Fortifying food with vitamins and minerals is a controversial way of making up for the nutrients missing in the modern diet. Is there a better way?

Don’t wait for global politics to fix climate change – we can do it ourselves

Success in dealing with common resources on a smaller scale proves it’s not impossible to manage the biggest common resource of all – planet Earth.

Why cancer research has stalled

Could ignoring dietary influences – specifically our excessive intake of animal-based protein – be one reason why we are losing the ‘war on cancer’?

Court rules EPA must withdraw neonic approval

A US federal appeals court has ordered the EPA to withdraw approval for a bee-harming neonic insecticide, sulfoxaflor.

Revealed: GMO food should never have come to market

A new book by a US public interest attorney tells the story of corruption and deceit which brought GMOs to market in America – and as a result the world

How the people can outwit the global domination plans of agribusiness

Rumours of a ‘foodpocalypse’ are greatly exaggerated and are being used to prop up a destructive food system that produces bland, industrialised, pesticide-laden, GMO food. Just say no!

Living with GMOs – A Letter from America

We signed this powerfully written plea from US citizens to citizens in the UK and the rest of Europe to avoid planting – and eating – GMOs. Now it’s your turn!

The natural history of toxic chemicals

The bad news? It can take 30 years from the emergence of a toxic chemical to seeing it finally withdrawn. The good news? Public engagement can speed the process up!