One former lobbyist now leads the department's deregulatory team, and visitor logs show old ties remain strong.
Farmers, scientists, lawyers and indigenous seed keepers are fighting to protect the world’s natural food supply from extinction.
A first-of-its-kind analysis details "the astounding number of carcinogens we are exposed to in almost every part of life that are building up in our systems."
Garden plants advertised at Home Depot, Lowe's and Walmart as harmless to bees have been shown to kill them, a study released by the environmental advocacy group Friends of the Earth and allies reports.
A new report submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the "Right to Food" took aim at the entire basis on which food is produced and distributed on a global scale.
Bed bug infestations are way up, thanks in part to stricter health standards for chemicals and the critters' mounting resistance to pesticides. The problem is so out of control, reports the AP, that desperate Americans are dousing their possessions in toxic chemicals, despite warnings from the EPA.