Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

GMOs

In the latest PR scandal to engulf Bayer, journalists at Le Monde reported May 9 that they obtained a "Monsanto File" created by the public relations firm FleishmanHillard listing a "multitude of...

May 21, 2019

Update: On May 2nd, Assemblymember Laura Friedman announced that she will not advance the legislation to the Assembly floor in 2019. U.S. Right to Know opposes AB 700, legislation to weaken the...

May 7, 2019

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...

April 26, 2019

See our post about why journalism and public interest groups are opposing AB700.  Legislation is pending in the California Assembly (AB700) to weaken the California Public Records Act by...

April 19, 2019

Related: Secret Documents Expose Monsanto's War on Cancer Scientists, by Stacy Malkan This fact sheet describes the contents of Monsanto’s confidential public relations plan to discredit the...

March 31, 2019

Geoffrey Kabat, PhD, is a cancer epidemiologist and author of two books arguing that that health hazards of pesticides, electromagnetic fields, secondhand tobacco smoke and other environmental...

March 7, 2019

Glyphosate, a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products, has been associated with cancer and other health...

January 15, 2019

Pamela Ronald, PhD, a professor of plant pathology at the University of California, Davis and author of the 2008 book "Tomorrow's Table," is a well-known advocate for genetically engineered foods....

December 27, 2018

Keith Kloor is a freelance journalist and an adjunct journalism faculty member at New York University who has written for Nature, Science Insider, Slate and dozens of articles for Discover...

November 1, 2018

Carey Gillam's "Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science (Island Press) has received rave reviews since its release last fall and has received several awards for...

October 8, 2018