Stories by Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg is an investigative health reporter and the author of "Born With a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp the Public Health (Random House)." subscribe to Martha Rosenberg's feed

Posted on: Aug 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Meet the vegansexuals—they're sexy, eco-conscious and won't dare to kiss a meat eater.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Government agencies protect big agriculture at the expense of our health.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Jack and Peter DeCoster, the former heads of Quality Egg Co., were finally punished for their role in a Salmonella outbreak.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Most of the meat Americans eat is banned in other industrialized countries.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2017, Source: Intrepid Report

They got their claws in the opioid crisis and are milking it for all it's worth.

Posted on: May 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

After the first case of mad cow, things got worse.

Posted on: May 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Doctors don't always know best, and you could pay the ultimate price.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017, Source: Center for Health Journalism

Thanks to drug safety scandals and new methods of marketing, the bloom had fallen off the Pharma reps’ roses.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A bird flu outbreak exposes the unethical and deceptive practices of poultry producers.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Pharma-funded "patient" groups keep drug prices astronomical.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

With few exceptions, American citizens simply won't work in slaughterhouses.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

By 2014, a virus had killed 7 million piglets in their first days of life.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

There can be a downside to a full head of orange hair.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Is patient safety being compromised in the rush to approve new drugs?

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Big pharma says all drugs are safe—as long as they're making millions.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Trump sons are trying to rebrand fur as "animal agriculture," but consumers aren't falling for it.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Richard Katz has an unusual cure for an all-too-common affliction.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Here are some turkey facts that are definitely not on the label.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

U.S. government is erasing the few regulatory firewalls that have existed and tolerating alarming conflicts of interest.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

With big pharma, first they promote it, then they discover the risks.