Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Pesticides

More than 50 lawsuits against Monsanto Co. are pending in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, filed by people alleging that exposure to Roundup herbicide caused them or their loved ones to develop...

March 28, 2017

West Contra Costa School District Takes First Step Toward Fresh, Local Food Service [caption id="attachment_2440" align="alignright" width="335"] More than 70% of students said they “really...

February 27, 2017

Now  it’s getting interesting. A new court filing made on behalf of dozens of people claiming Monsanto Co.’s Roundup herbicide gave them cancer includes information about alleged efforts...

February 14, 2017

Connect the dots on the chemical and junk food industries' PR campaigns to manufacture doubt about science, promote risky products and dismantle environmental health protections. Also in this...

February 13, 2017

By Carey Gillam Monsanto Co. and officials within the Environmental Protection Agency are fighting legal efforts aimed at exploring Monsanto’s influence over regulatory assessments of the...

January 19, 2017

By Carey Gillam The glyphosate geeks are gathering in Washington this week. After a two-month delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding four days of meetings aimed at examining the...

December 13, 2016

In a November exposé for The Intercept, “How Self-Appointed Guardians of ‘Sound Science’ Tip the Scales Toward Industry,” Liza Gross details the tobacco ties and industry connections of...

December 12, 2016

As American gather their families to share a Thanksgiving meal this week, new government data offers a potentially unappetizing assessment of the U.S. food supply: Residues of many types of...

November 23, 2016

News that President-elect Donald Trump is considering U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for a cabinet slot illustrates just how dark the days ahead might be for America’s burgeoning “food movement,”...

November 18, 2016

Independent testing on an array of popular American food products found many samples contained residue levels of the weed killer called glyphosate, leading the nonprofit organization behind the...

November 18, 2016