Caen, France—A 2012 research paper linking genetically modified (GM) corn with tumor growth in rats has been retracted by the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology. The study has frequently been cited by those who question the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the food supply.

East Lansing, MI—New research shows that consuming a high-fat diet during puberty may be linked to the development of breast cancer.

Frustrated with a lack of progress from negotiators, activists groups made a dramatic exit just before the close of this year’s world climate change meetings by walking out en masse from Warsaw’s National Stadium, where the meetings were held. The 19th Conference of the Parties (COP19) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held November 11–22, was meant to firm up the timeline for a legally binding 2015 agreement on climate change goals, but observers were dismayed by continued fighting over details among the delegates.

Fairfield, IA— Experts have suggested there may be a link between genetically modified (GM) foods and gluten-related disorders, including celiac disease.

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Norcross, GA—U.S. Marshals have seized more than $2 million worth of dietary supplements that contain an unapproved food additive from a supplement manufacturer.

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Washington, IL—On Sunday, November 17, more than 16 tornadoes hit Illinois and parts of Indiana, leaving incredible damage in their wake. One of the hardest hit areas was Washington, IL, where one person was killed, 120 people were injured and 500 homes were destroyed.

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Gainesville, FL—A branded cosmeceutical supplement has shown impressive results for reducing signs of facial skin aging in a new study published in Natural Medicine Journal.

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Green Bay, WI—Sea buckthorn helps support heart and metabolic health in overweight women, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.