Natural Grocers, Citizens for GMO Labeling, Label GMOs, Rural Vermont, Good Earth Natural Foods, Puget Consumers Co-op, and the Center for Food Safety are plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against the USDA that some say was probably inevitable. It’s a lawsuit that seeks to end the long-fought dispute about labeling
Continue Reading Much of the old gang that fought for real GE labeling is back together for lawsuit against USDA

“The dose makes the poison,” supposedly said the renaissance physician Paracelsus. The toxicology pioneer looked at everything as poison with only the dose making something, not a poison.

An environmental lawsuit filed Tuesday over perchlorate, a chemical commonly used in food packaging, is likely to turn into a dispute about
Continue Reading Activists take their campaign to ban Perchlorate to federal court

(This blog post by Dr. David Acheson was published June 12, 2014, on The Acheson Group blog and is republished here with his permission.) On May 25, 2011, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) petitioned USDA to declare certain strains of antibiotic-resistant (ABR) Salmonella in ground meat
Continue Reading Prolonged Procrastination on Petitions Compounds Agencies’ Problems