Stories by Robyn O'Brien

Robyn O'Brien is founder of AllergyKids Foundation and author of the book, The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It. subscribe to Robyn O'Brien's feed

Posted on: Sep 15, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Due to a rapid decline in sales, the Corn Refiners Association has petitioned the FDA for the right to use "corn sugar" instead of high fructose corn syrup on prodcuts.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2010, Source: AlterNet

If our farmers are going to survive, large agricultural companies need oversight and regulation -- not free rein on the market.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Including the USDA in health discussions could lead to better subsidies for organic farms -- and healthier Americans.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

No longer are our families guaranteed a healthy livelihood, not in the face of the current rates of cancer, diabetes, obesity, Alzheimers and allergies. We need a new food system.