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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Latest From J. R. Pegg
Bayer is appealing a California court verdict ordering the company to pay $78.5 million to a cancer victim who alleges exposure to Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides caused his terminal illness, arguing the decision and award "cannot be reconciled with either the law or sound science."
Bayer is appealing a California court verdict ordering the company to pay $78.5 million to a cancer victim who alleged that exposure to legacy company Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides caused his terminal illness.
Poultry giant Sanderson Farms is again trying to convince a federal judge to toss out litigation challenging its “100% natural” claims, arguing the environmentalists who filed the complaint lack standing.
More than 83 tons of raw ground beef have been recalled this week by producers in Georgia and Illinois because of possible contamination with an E. coli strain that has sickened more than 150 people in 10 states.
USDA's top food safety official says the department has much to learn about cell-based meat before it can begin to craft labeling requirements and is waiting for data from companies keen to bring cell-based food products to market.