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Updates: EPA whistleblower trial ongoing the week of September 13, 2021 Hearing updates: EPA whistleblower testifies her advocacy for stronger health protections drew agency retaliation, by...

September 14, 2021

Children’s health expert Ruth Etzel on Monday testified in a public hearing that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) worked to silence and harass her, removing her from a top-level position...

September 13, 2021

Billions of dollars in aid and subsidies for industrial agriculture in Africa are harming food security in one of the world’s hungriest regions, according to a network of African groups asking...

September 8, 2021

Scientific research shows that chlorpyrifos, a widely used insecticide, is strongly linked to brain damage in children. These and other health concerns led several countries and some U.S. states to...

August 19, 2021

By Stacy Malkan Next week in Rome, world leaders will gather to discuss how to fix the food system amid one of the worst hunger crises in recent times. According to a new United Nations report on...

July 21, 2021

The Northern California Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists honored U.S. Right to Know today with the James Madison Freedom of Information Awards in the nonprofit organization...

May 16, 2021

News Release For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 at 9am EDT For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin +1 415 944 7350 or Mélissa Mialon +33 671756537 The food industry has been...

April 20, 2021

The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a corporate-funded nonprofit organization based in Washington DC, with 17 affiliated chapters around the world. ILSI describes itself as a group...

April 19, 2021

Update 3.16.21: The Northern California Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists honored U.S. Right to Know with the James Madison Freedom of Information Awards for our work submitting...

March 16, 2021

USRTK Research Director Carey Gillam's new book is out now and garnering glowing reviews. Here is a brief description of the book from publisher Island Press: Lee Johnson was a man with simple...

March 1, 2021

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