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Unlabeled GMOs Violate Consumer Protection Laws

DARK Act Would Support the False Advertising of Genetically Modified Foods

Consumer protection laws prohibit a company from selling you a different product than it advertised. If you ordered a Rolex and received a knockoff, you have the right to return the watch and get your money back. The Federal Trade Commission may even pursue civil...
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The Myth of the Humane Backyard Chicken Farm

Backyard chicken farming has become a hip New York City trend. Urban farmers raise chickens on their small plots of land to supply their families with fresh artisanal eggs while feeling a deeper connection to the origins of their food. The chickens are treated like household pets…. Or so the story goes. The baby...
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