December 12, 2019

Report Says UK Supermarkets ‘Not Transparent Enough’ About Pesticide Use

NEWS Many UK supermarkets are not being transparent with shoppers about the use of potentially harmful pesticides in their global supply chains, according to a new […]
December 12, 2019

France Bans Dozens Of Glyphosate Weedkillers

NEWS France’s health and environment agency says it is banning dozens of glyphosate-based weedkillers, ruling there is insufficient data to exclude health risks. COMMENT In 2016 […]
December 12, 2019

Analysis Finds Women Not Getting Adequate Nutrition During Preconception And Pregnancy

NEWS In a new analysis of published studies on the dietary habits of women who were trying to conceive or were pregnant, most studies indicated that […]
December 5, 2019

World AIDS Day 2019: 37.9 Million People Worldwide Now Living With HIV

NEWS World AIDS Day 2019 was held on Sunday 1st December. At the end of 2018 a total of 37.9 million people worldwide were living with […]
December 5, 2019

European Campaigners Demand Pesticides Crackdown

NEWS Anti-pesticide groups in Europe want synthetic pesticides phased out by 2035 over fears that biodiversity, crucial to food production, is under threat. COMMENT There is […]
December 5, 2019

UK Researchers Say Greater Focus Needed On Vitamin D Deficiency In Younger Healthy Populations

NEWS UK researchers have called for more awareness of vitamin D deficiency in younger healthy populations. COMMENT A micronutrient that has numerous important functions, vitamin D […]
November 26, 2019

Monsanto Pleads Guilty To Illegally Spraying Banned Pesticide In Hawaii

Agrochemicals company Monsanto has pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on research crops on the Hawaii island of Maui in 2014.
November 25, 2019

Cancer Linked With A More Than Doubled Risk Of Dying From Stroke

People living with cancer, or having previously suffered from it, are more likely to die from stroke than the general population, according to new research.