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November 26, 2018


London To Ban Junk Food Ads On Public Transportation

In February, the city will ban advertising for food and drinks high in salt, sugar and fat in all of London's public transportation network. It is part of a plan to curtail rising childhood obesity.

September 19, 2018


Could A Ban On Fishing In International Waters Become A Reality?

As the United Nations meets to discuss high-seas biodiversity, scientists and activists say that while a fishing ban could profoundly help protect sea life, it may also be impossible to enforce.

April 24, 2018


Local Courts Lift Arkansas Weedkiller Ban, Creating Chaos

The state's summertime ban on the use of a popular weedkiller has dissolved, for now, as a result of court decisions. Some confused farmers are rethinking their plans for this year's crops.

February 9, 2017


Amid Travel Ban Debate, Chefs And Food Brands Take A Stand

From pledges to hire refugees to fundraisers for the ACLU, food businesses large and small are getting vocal about their support for immigrants.

February 4, 2014

GMO Ban 

Russia Introduces Bill To Ban GMOs

Russian lawmakers aim to restrict GMO imports and ban GMO production within the country.

November 15, 2013

The Final Countdown  

Activists Cheer FDA ‘Countdown’ To Ban Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.

June 18, 2012

Chemical Drama 

Bye Bye BPA In Baby Formula Containers?

The FDA is currently considering a ban on the use of BPA in infant formula containers. The chemical has already been banned in Canada, the E.U. and China.

May 25, 2012

Trash V. Compost 

Food Waste Ban First Of Its Kind In Mass.

In an effort to reduce the state's additions to landfills, Massachusetts will become the first state to ban food waste from being thrown into the trash.

September 7, 2011

Paper Or Plastic? 

No More Plastic Bags For Santa Monica

Santa Monica isn't the first city to ban plastic bags -- San Francisco and Mexico City are also bag-free.

August 24, 2011

Soda Ban 

Food Stamp Soda Ban Fizzles Out

The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.

July 15, 2011

No To GMOs 

EU Lawmakers Support Ban On GMOs

Increasing number of EU lawmakers support a country-by-country GM crop ban, but critics say it isn't justified.

April 12, 2011

Fast Food Ban 

The Big Apple Wants To Ban Toys In Fast Food Meals

Could banning toy giveaways reduce the allure of fast food restaurants for kids?

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