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December 8, 2017

 

Journalist Explores Controversial Weed Killer in New Book

A chemical in the weed killer Round Up is the subject of Carey Gillam's book Whitewash. Harvest Public Media interviews Gillam about the controversy.

March 9, 2017

 

For Breast Cancer Survivors, Soy Tied To Longevity Boost

New research finds eating soy milk, edamame and tofu does not have harmful effects for women with breast cancer, as some have worried.

January 18, 2017

 

Food As Medicine: It’s Not Just A Fringe Idea Anymore

Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.

November 9, 2016

 

Why Scientists Disagree On Cancer Risk From Glyphosate

After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.

October 26, 2015

 

Bad Day For Bacon: Processed Red Meats Cause Cancer Says WHO

The World Health Organization has put bacon, hot dogs and sausages in the same category of cancer risk as tobacco smoking.

July 24, 2015

 

Poultry Shows Shut Down, Flan And Pickled Eggs, Ag Desk Jobs

Many poultry shows have been canceled. What this could mean for Jana Wilson's rare chicken breeds. Flan with Seth Elgar. And, farm chemicals and cancer rates.

April 10, 2015

 

Taste Of Place, Voices Of The Market, Local Food In Wyoming

Amy Trubek studies taste and its connection to place. Bringing research to rural cancer patients. Local producers set-up shop at spring farmers' markets.

April 6, 2015

 

Research Could Help Answer Questions About Rural Cancer

Doctors and researchers want to understand more about why cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents.

April 2, 2015

 

Study Says Pesticides Spur Antibiotic Resistance

New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.

March 26, 2015

 

Could Roundup Cause Cancer?

Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.

February 1, 2013

Is It In The Water? 

Monsanto Settles Agent Orange Lawsuit For $93 Million

The residents of Nitro, West Virginia, will receive $84 million for medical monitoring, $9 million for the cleanup of 4,500 homes, and legal fees.

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.

March 10, 2012

Bring Back The Crystal Pepsi  

Concerns Over Cancer-Causing Cola Coloring

The Center for Science in the Public Interest sent a letter to the FDA on Monday detailing concerns about a compound used to give cola its distinctive look.

March 8, 2012

Cancerous Cans 

Is A BPA Ban On The Way?

The FDA will vote on whether or not to ban BPA from all food packaging by the end of March.

February 20, 2011

Eat More Fiber 

Fiber May Reduce Risk Of Disease, Help You Live Longer

A new study found that a high-fiber diet can help prevent cancer and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

February 4, 2011

Rethinking Healthy Foods 

Antioxidants Might Kill You, Or At Least Do Nothing For You

Several recent studies are poking holes in theories that antioxidizing compounds can help the body fight disease.

December 8, 2010

Poisonous Chemicals 

Harmful Pesticide Approved For Use On California Strawberries

Environmentalists and farm workers are asking California's governor-elect to ban the use of cancer-causing pesticide, methyl iodide, on strawberry fields.

October 28, 2010

Food Safety 

Canada Bans BPA, Food Containers Get Safer

Food and liquid containers just got safer. Canada leads the way worldwide in declaring bisphenol A (BPA) a toxic substance.

June 21, 2010

Pesticides 

Change To California Pesticide Regulations Worries Scientists

Scientists and pesticide regulators are at odds over California's recent approval of a toxic pesticide for strawberries.

June 2, 2010

Sustainable Seafood 

Hawaii To Outlaw Shark Fin Soup, Possession of Shark Fins

Hawaii will become the first state in the U.S. to ban the possession, sale or distribution of shark fins.

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