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Stories by Wenonah Hauter
Wenonah Hauter is the executive director of Food & Water Watch.
How Fracking for Natural Gas Became the Terrible New Norm
Posted on: Jun 24, 2016, Source: The New Press
For 40 years, successful Koch-funded schemes that favor the use of natural gas have meant dire consequences for the environment, consumers and our democracy.
Here's the Book the Fracking Industry Doesn't Want You to Read
Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: EcoWatch
It's a road map for the changes we need to make to create a sustainable energy future.
U.S. House Caves to Big Food, Votes to Keep Americans in the Dark About GMOs
Posted on: Mar 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Why is it that so many politicians are all about letting states make decisions on controversial issues—until some states want to do something that Big Food companies oppose?
FDA Approves AquaBounty’s Genetically Engineered Salmon Despite Widespread Opposition
Posted on: Nov 19, 2015, Source: EcoWatch
Despite stiff opposition by environmentalists and food safety advocates, the U.S. has given the green light for the controversial fish.
Don't Frack With the Pope: Faith Leaders Say It's Our Moral Duty to Ban Fracking
Posted on: Sep 25, 2015, Source: EcoWatch
Religious leaders across the U.S. use historic visit by the pro-climate pontiff to frame the anti-fracking message.
Senate Bill Seeks to Repeal Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling for Beef, Pork and Chicken
Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: EcoWatch
Some senators want to let meat companies and international trade tribunals control information about where our food comes from.
Are You Ready for GMO Mosquitoes?
Posted on: Apr 23, 2015, Source: Food & Water Watch
Biotech firm Oxitec have given no evidence to support claim that the modified insects will reduce dengue fever.
Has Bill Nye Just Sold Us Down the River on GMO Labeling?
Posted on: Mar 20, 2015, Source: Food Tank
Corporations and their hired guns love confusing people about the science behind their questionable products.
Pathetic: How the USDA Cowers to the Poultry Industry
Posted on: Feb 19, 2014, Source: Progressive Populist
Email reveals shockingly feeble oversight.
A Handful of Giant Food Companies Are Winning the Fight to Control Your Dinner Plate
Posted on: May 8, 2013, Source: Other Words
Corporate consolidation has enabled Monsanto, Nestle, Kraft, McDonalds and other giant companies to determine what we eat.
'Foodopoly:' Exposing the Handful of Corporations That Control Our Food System From Seed to Dinner Plate
Posted on: Jan 24, 2013, Source: The New Press
Wenonah Hauter's new book, "Foodopoly," delves deep into the history of the food system and how we can fix it.
A $2,167.02 Water Bill? How a Water Company Forced a 91-year-old Woman To Sell Her Home
Posted on: Sep 6, 2012, Source: Progressive Populist
The consequences of having a profit-driven multinational corporation controlling the supply of water to our homes.
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