Opinion: Big Chicken in the legal deep fryer yet again?

You might say price fixing is part of Big Chicken's DNA. And perhaps the number one poster child for price collusion has been the second largest U.S. chicken company by sales volume: Pilgrim's Pride Corporation. 

Opinion: Pigs deserve better than farm-factory treatment

In 2012, the battleground for fast-food supremacy targeted the cruel, tragic use by Big Meat of gestation crates.  McDonald's made a huge PR splash in May with an announcement of a ten-year plan.

Opinion: FDA needs to provide clarity on purity food labels

These days, the weed-killing chemical glyphosate seems to find all sorts of ways to become a thing in our daily lives. One of the current debates centers around honey labels, proclaiming their products “Pure” or “100% Pure” despite containing trace amounts of glyphosate.

Opinion: Saving bumblebees in the U.S. is a slough

For those too busy to keep track of what's been happening to bees in general, and the American Bumblebee in particular, the little critters are being absolutely obliterated by Big Ag pesticides from companies including Bayer AG and Syngenta. And that's a big deal because bees pollinate a bunch of fruits and vegetables in your local grocery.  

Opinion: American Farm Bureau Federation wrong to continue to advocate for chlorpyrifos

If actions speak to the truth, the American Farm Bureau Federation cares more about cherries than children's health. In what is a truly shake-the-head, sad moment, the AFBF last month filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency saying the Fed’s final ruling banning the pesticide chlorpyrifos was bungled — and should be reversed. This, despite the fact that courts essentially settled the issue.