Ever since Flint, Michigan’s, appointed city manager ordered the city to switch from using water from Detroit’s water supply to using the toxic Flint River as the city’s water source in an effort to save a few bucks, the city’s water has been contaminated with lead and other toxins. Lynna Kaucheck from Food and Water […]
With Vermont’s GMO food labeling law about to go into effect, the U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would limit states’ rights to enact laws regarding food labeling. Patty Lovera, Assistant Director of Food and Water Watch, discusses the players and politics behind GMO label disclosure, a process already in effect in 60 countries […]
Michigan Senior Organizer of Food and Water Watch, Lynna Kaucheck, talks about the current status of drinking water contamination in Flint, Michigan, and also discusses Governor Rick Snyder’s appointment of a former BP executive to head the Department of Environmental Quality — an appointment that F&WW wants rejected by the state legislature.
Some huge mergers are in the works: Dow & DuPont, Syngenta & ChemChina, and Monsanto & Bayer — seriously consolidating the food and agri-chemical industries in the U.S. Should these be allowed? Many consumer groups are against the plans, and are testifying in hearings about these proposed mergers. Patty Lovera from Food and Water Watch […]
With the Trump administration posturing to privatize municipal water utilities, Mary Grant from Food and Water Watch talks about the many downsides, including doubling prices to consumers, of this action.
ABC News recently settled a $1.9 billion defamation lawsuit (for an undisclosed amount) aptly named the “Pink Slime Case”, referring to finely ground bits of meat, also known as “lean fine textured meat”. Patti Lovera, Assistant Director at Food and Water Watch was one of many witnesses, and she spoke with Jan Miyasaki about how […]