They're not quite on the verge of extinction
"Monarch butterflies are becoming extinct" because of increased use of crops genetically modified to withstand pesticides.
80% sold for humans and livestock are for animals
"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."
Claim gets into the weeds
A new law "requires the USDA to approve the harvest and sale of crops from genetically modified seed even if a court has ruled against the crop as being dangerous to public safety or the environment."
Backyard gardens remain your own bit of paradise.
New food safety legislation will regulate backyard gardening.
Policies differ under Golden Arches across the pond
McDonald's in England only sells organic milk and free-range eggs, which provides more nutritious offerings than in the U.S.
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