Will rising carbon dioxide levels make crops less nutritious?

Reductions of protein, iron and zinc expected: Harvard researchers say rising levels of carbon dioxide could make crops less nutritious and damage the health of hundreds of millions of people, with those living in some of the world’s poorest regions likely to be...

General Mills hit with class-action lawsuit over glyphosate

Woman says she should have been warned: General Mills has been hit with a class action lawsuit that alleges the company should have warned consumers that Cheerios contain tiny amounts of glyphosate, a widely used herbicide that may be a potential human carcinogen. The...

Florida is having a 10-month streak of toxic ‘red tide’

Can clay particles, phages, or ozone stop the bloom? In southwest Florida, a nearly unprecedented 10-month-long “red tide” has killed hordes of marine animals. Red tides occur worldwide and are caused by a variety of algal species. The culprit behind...

Global supply chains easy to snap

U.K. readies for Brexit disruptions: The U.K. government is making plans to stockpile food and medicine in case a no-deal Brexit, where the U.K. exits the EU next March without any arrangement in place, causes regulatory and customs chaos. The government’s stockpiling...