A publishing company linked to the most powerful agricultural lobby group in the U.S. is releasing children’s books extolling the benefits of pesticides and nitrogen fertilizers.
Even as farm workers alleged in lawsuits that chlorpyrifos had made them sick, Trump’s EPA refused to ban it. One of Biden’s first executive actions might change that.
According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
Spoiler: it involves lobbyists.
Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
We visited a lab that tests weed for harmful contaminants to find out if a batch of cannabis is OK to consume.
Growers who fail the tests or don’t want to invest in meeting the state’s rigorous standards, will likely return to the black market.
In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.