Greenpeace: Bayer and Syngenta Knew About Pesticide Harm to Bees, Did Nothing

According to internal research documents obtained by Greenpeace under the Freedom of Information Act, both Bayer and Syngenta knew well about the negative impacts of neonicotinoid insecticides. Yet they still chose to sell the products widely, and even actively argued against independent studies connecting them to bee population declines.

Do Soda Taxes Benefit the Environment?

Once the medical industry saw how raising taxes on cigarettes improved health statistics, they began to look at another leading health issue in the country: obesity.

3p Weekend: Use These Labels and Resources to Know Your Food

A growing number of food and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies aren’t waiting for the government to mandate ingredients disclosure and supply chain improvements. They’re turning to third-party verifiers in an effort to appeal to knowledge-hungry buyers.

What Will the Monsanto-Bayer Merger Mean to Us?

This week the American GMO giant Monsanto agreed to be acquired by Bayer AG. Some cringed at the mere thought of these oft-criticized behemoths joining forces, while others say the merger violates antitrust laws. TriplePundit takes a closer look.

Seafood from Slavery Still a Crisis, but Technology Can Help

Last year, an Associated Press investigation revealed endemic slavery throughout the seafood supply chain in Southeast Asia. Two AP reporters shared their experience at the Sustainable Foods Institute this week in Monterey.