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Food-Related Diseases

Covid-19 is exposing serious problems with our food system. In this post, U.S. Right to Know is tracking important food news news related to the coronavirus pandemic. To receive weekly updates and...

July 13, 2020

For years, U.S. regulators relied on falsified data provided by Dow Chemical to allow unsafe levels of the chemical chlorpyrifos into American homes, according to a new analysis from University of...

July 6, 2020

With the turn of the calendar to June, farmers in the U.S. Midwest are wrapping up the planting of new soybean crops and tending to growing fields of young corn plants and vegetable plots. But many...

June 2, 2020

Propaganda: information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view Just four corporations now control more...

June 2, 2020

Stuart Smyth, PhD, promotes and defends genetically engineered foods and pesticides as an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of...

June 1, 2020

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...

May 22, 2020

Earlier this year, our colleague Carey Gillam was offered a speaking slot by a Bayer shareholders' group at the company’s annual meeting in Bonn, Germany. Due to Covid-19, the in-person meeting...

April 28, 2020

Please support our food investigations by making a tax-deductible donation today.  Internal Monsanto documents released in 2019 provide a rare look inside pesticide and food companies that try...

March 30, 2020

The Independent Women's Forum is a nonprofit organization that partners with Monsanto, defends toxic chemicals in food and consumer products, and argues against laws that would curb the power of...

February 24, 2020

Documents obtained by U.S. Right to Know and other sources shine light on the inner workings of the International Food Information Council (IFIC), a trade group funded by large food and agrichemical...

February 24, 2020