Monsanto produces Roundup Ready pesticide that contains glyphosate. Monsanto recently lost a $289 million lawuist to Dewayne “Lee” Johnson, the plaintiff who proved to the court that this was the main cause of his non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Monsanto's previous products such as Agent Orange, DDT, PCBs, Dioxin and GMOs have also wrought illness upon people, animals and the environment.
Raw milk and food rights activist Liz Reitzig and constitutional law, food and drug attorney Jonathan Emord discuss the FDA raw milk transportation and labeling petition, raw milk history and food acquisition solutions for the future.
In April of 2017, the Real Food Consumer Coalition filed a Citizen Petition with the FDA requesting that the agency discontinue enforcement on interstate transportation of raw milk and allow strong warning labels on milk products instead of hindering consumer access.
Youth in Grassy Narrows — including Darwin Fobister and Hailey Loon — released an original song called “Home to Me,” which draws attention to the community's struggle with deforestation and contamination, but also highlights the strength they draw from their deep connection to the environment.