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Please invest a few minutes into this deeply moving and profound vision of what our generation faces and our options. Jeffrey nails down the epic choices ahead and envisions our future in a way we have not heard before.
This is how it starts. A government official sending up a test balloon for a major policy change weakening organic standards. Let’s pop that balloon on arrival! When USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach recently made comments before the House Agriculture Subcommittee, he had the audacity to suggest that it is time to discuss the possibility of allowing gene-edited GMOs within organic production. This is outrageous.
Earlier this year we posted about a new study from Washington State University (WSU). Read more about the study here. Researchers have found a variety of diseases and other health problems in the second- and third-generation offspring of rats exposed to glyphosate, the world’s most-used weed killer. In the first study of its kind, the researchers saw descendants of exposed rats developing prostate, kidney and
Originally published on Fox4. Months after federal jurors dealt a huge blow to Monsanto, saying its Roundup weedkiller contributed to a man’s cancer, a judge decided to soften that blow by $55 million. Edwin Hardeman was the first cancer patient to take Monsanto to federal trial over Roundup. Across the country, more than 11,000 plaintiffs are suing Monsanto, saying Roundup caused non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Federal jurors
Originally published on The Rodale Institute blog. Do your kids love Cheerios, applesauce, and maybe even spinach? These foods are frequent players in lunchboxes and are part of a healthy diet. But do your kids love glyphosate, neonicotinoids, or organophosphates? They definitely don’t. A new study conducted by Friends of the Earth tested for residues of those pesticides and herbicides on samples of conventionally grown oat cereals, pinto beans,
Jeffrey has been busy promoting the free online screening event of the film Secret Ingredients on Facebook. Along with cast members, Jeffrey was live with influencers across organic food and health movements. Replays from this week: Jeffrey interviewed Mike Gioscia from Secret Ingredients. Mike’s son had autism and his daughter had asthma. Watch how they cured their children with food. Jeffrey and David Wolfe discussed the