Tag: Big Food

New Revelation Sugar Industry Covered Up Serious Disease Link 50 Years Ago

By Heather Callaghan, Editor You may have heard of the sugar industry’s attempt to get dietary fat blamed for heart disease when it manipulated results to cover up sugar’s role in cardiovascular illness. There is more to the story… Last year, three researchers turned heads everywhere when…

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Tyson Foods Responsible for Chemical Release That Led to Mass Fish Death

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Tyson Foods – the largest U.S. chicken producer – has pleaded guilty in a chemical incident that led to the deaths of over 100,000 fish. The Arkansas-based poultry giant has claimed “full responsibility” for accidentally releasing an acidic chemical used in chicken feed…

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Report Shows Dire Consequences of Corporate Consolidation In Global Food Chain

By Jessica Corbett “The fight for market share is achieved at the expense of the weakest links in the chain: farmers, and workers.” As the European Commission considers a proposed mega-merger between Bayer and Monsanto, new research published Tuesday illustrates how corporations are monopolizing the global food system—jeopardizing…

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These Companies Put BPA and Other Chemicals in Their BPA-Free Cans

By Brandon Turbeville Over the past several years, concern over the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) has multiplied exponentially. More people than ever before are aware of the potential side-effects of BPA, a chemical compound that is used in plastics manufacturing and many other capacities, such…

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