Ten California residents have come down with food poisoning -- Campylobacter bacteria infections, to be exact -- after consuming raw milk produced by Fresno County-based Organic Pastures.
Raw milk, raw skim milk (non-fat), raw cream and raw butter produced by the dairy have been recalled and are s ... More >>
When we hear the name "Monsanto," we often imagine a mustache-twirling villain with a velvet tongue and a heart as black as oven-burnt molasses. Perhaps it's fitting then that, in January, Natural News readers voted Monsanto -- not a man but an agribusiness giant -- the world's most evil corporati ... More >>
It was a bad year for orange fruit (papayas, cantaloupes) and leafy greens (especially romaine). Ground turkey took a big hit (36 million pounds recalled), and raw milk products were pulled from shelves. Here's a look back at 2011 in food recalls, a year of E. coli conundrums, Listeria hysteria and ... More >>
Flickr/grongarOrganic Pastures raw milk has been quarantined in California.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture has upheld its recall of raw milk products, even though the dairy demanded the quarantine be lifted, saying tests show its milk is pathogen-free, according to the Asso ... More >>
Laurie AvocadoClosed Alta-Dena Drive Thru Dairy, Lincoln HeightsPeople holding signs supporting raw milk, others giving testimonials of how drinking it has benefited their health. Were these scenes from the Thursday downtown protest over the raid on Rawesome Foods?, no, they occurred in Janua ... More >>
Tambako/FlickrMore details are emerging about yesterday morning's raid on Rawesome, a members-only raw food collective whose owner was arrested and jailed for the heinous crime of peddling raw milk. Most absurd and appalling is the fact that the raid was the result of a year-long undercover o ... More >>
The evils of Monsanto and its big produce brethren are well documented (just type "the evils of" into a google search bar), but the good things that small, organic farms are doing often fly under the radar. In the spirit of righting that wrong, the art gallery Chalk Los Angeles will host Ar ... More >>
We eat hamburgers rarely. That is, we eat them cooked rare and not very often, maybe once every few months. Why so infrequently? Because commercial ground beef, recalled, it seems, nearly as often as it is not, scares us more than serial killers. We don't want to end up a sad feature in th ... More >>
Flickr/VirtualErnSome Roundup with your mayo?
Whole Foods Market conditionally threw its support behind the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recent decision to deregulate genetically engineered Roundup Ready Alfalfa. In an email sent to customers last week, Whole Foods professed their support ... More >>