Current Health News

February 27, 2018 - Issue 4212


Lobbying Group for Processed Food Industry Teeters on Brink of Extinction — Will Its Science Propaganda Arm Follow Suit?

gma on the brink of extinction

February 27, 2018

They might be the largest and most powerful lobbying group for the processed food industry, but they're quickly disintegrating - with 50 of their members having now left, including these 10 major players. Now's the time to squeeze them out, please help.

Grocery Stores Forced to Carry CAFO Eggs

cafo eggs

February 27, 2018

If passed, an Iowa bill would require grocery stores to sell eggs from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), essentially making it illegal to sell only cage-free eggs and perpetuating the inhumane, unhealthy and environmentally devastating CAFO model of agriculture.

Restoring Coral Reefs Is Possible and Surprisingly Fast

Restoring Coral Reefs Is Possible and Surprisingly Fast

February 27, 2018

An innovative process using metal frames, coral fragments and a surprise 'ingredient' is not only able to restore once barren coral reefs but it does so up to five times faster than normal. Could this be the solution to saving the ocean's valuable reefs?