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Insider Secrets on How the Biotech Industry Shapes the Story of GMOs

Hot-off-the-presses, check out Seedy Business: What Big Food is hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs by Gary Ruskin, co-founder of the U.S. Right to Know Network for some amazing scoops on how the biotech industry has fought its information wars, including an eye-popping section about the Council on Biotechnology's new online home for spin, GMOAnswers.com.

What’s Doritos Got to Do with Rainforests? 

Check out this brilliant video by our friends at Rainforest Action Network - a cheesy (literally) love story brought to you by Doritos and palm oil. Then change the ending with SumofUs.org.

Have you heard? Berkeley is fighting big soda.

On the ballot this November is a "soda tax" that would tax distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages (aka Coca-Cola, energy drinks, etc.) one penny per fluid ounce. If it passes, Berkeley will be the first city in the nation to take on big soda and win.

Living on Earth: The Burden of Beef

Beef may be what's for dinner but a National Academy of sciences report finds that beef is on average ten times worse for the environment than other meats. Anna discusses the beef burden and how to eat healthily with host Steve Curwood.

Obesity: America’s biggest export

Anna joined author Michael Moss on CCTV to explore the issue of food addiction, as well as how the food industry court future generations of eaters.