Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Our Litigation

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U.S. Right to Know is investigating the food and agrichemical industries, and the secrets they hide about our food.  We employ litigation as a tool for transparency, to protect consumers and public health.

The documents we have obtained from publicly-funded institutions have generated worldwide media coverage about secret industry payments and hidden collaborations that are undermining scientific, academic, political and regulatory institutions.

Documents are posted below for the following litigation:
– CrossFit & U.S. Right to Know v. Department of Health and Human Services (October 2018)
– U.S. Right to Know v. EPA — glyphosate residue testing (May 2018)
– U.S. Right to Know v. Department of Health and Human Services (February 2018)
– U.S. Right to Know v. University of Florida Board of Trustee (July 2017)
– U.S. Right to Know v. EPA — review of glyphosate (March 2017)
– Gary Ruskin v. The Regents of the University of California (August 2016)

News Releases

News Coverage

CrossFit & U.S. Right to Know v. Department of Health and Human Services

CrossFit and U.S. Right to Know are suing the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking records about why the Foundation for the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Foundation) and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (NIH Foundation) have not disclosed donor information as required by law.

U.S. Right to Know v. EPA (glyphosate residue testing)

Public Citizen Litigation Group on behalf of U.S. Right to Know is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the release of documents related to the EPA’s interactions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding testing food samples for residues of glyphosate.

U.S. Right to Know v. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Right to Know v. University of Florida Board of Trustees

U.S. Right to Know is seeking to obtain key documents about the agrichemical industry and its ties with the University of Florida.

U.S. Right to Know v. EPA (review of glyphosate)

Public Citizen Litigation Group on behalf of U.S. Right to Know is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the release of documents related to EPA’s assessment of glyphosate.

Gary Ruskin v. The Regents of the University of California

U.S. Right to Know is suing UC Davis for failing to release public records about GMOs and pesticides.