J. R. Pegg
He specializes in US policy, legislation and litigation related to pesticides and GM crops.
J.R. has been a journalist for 20 years, having previously covered environmental issues, chemical policy, and the television industry.
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A New York federal judge says he will wait to decide whether to lift a stay on a lawsuit challenging KIND's use of "all natural" and "non-GMO" on its snack bar labels until USDA provides more information on the status of the federal GMO disclosure standard later this month.
A US state of California judge has agreed to expedite a trial for two plaintiffs who allege that they both developed cancer because of exposure to Bayer legacy company Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides.
A California judge has agreed to expedite a trial for two plaintiffs who allege they both developed cancer because of exposure to Bayer-owned Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is recommending local officials adopt new interim restrictions on use of chlorpyrifos while it considers a plan to impose permanent limits on the insecticide.
California's pesticide agency is recommending local officials adopt new interim restrictions on use of chlorpyrifos while it considers a plan to impose permanent limits on the widely used insecticide.
USDA faced increasing pressure to identify brands of turkey that have been linked to an outbreak of the antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Reading strain that has made more than 160 people across 35 states ill over the past year. After the letters piled up, USDA announced late Thursday night a recall of ground turkey that may be linked to the illnesses.