Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Pesticides

More than 100 lawsuits are pending against Monsanto Co. 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...

July 19, 2017

Jon Entine, executive director of the Genetic Literacy Project, is a central player in Monsanto and the agrichemical industry’s public relations efforts to promote genetically engineered foods and...

July 18, 2017

This post is being updated with more views on Food Evolution: Food Evolution is a "GMO propaganda film" by NYU Professor Marion Nestle, and her tweet "I have asked repeatedly to have my short...

June 19, 2017

The American Council on Science and Health is a front group for the tobacco, agrichemical, fossil fuel, pharmaceutical and other industries. A leaked ACSH financial summary, released in 2013 by...

June 17, 2017

Call it the case of the mysterious mouse tumor. It’s been 34 years since Monsanto Co. presented U.S. regulators with a seemingly routine study analyzing the effects the company’s best-selling...

June 8, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has resumed its first-ever endeavor to evaluate how much of a controversial chemical is making its way into the U.S. food supply. And the tests can’t come...

June 8, 2017

It’s the pesticide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it’s in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto’s Roundup by...

April 19, 2017

Concerns about the world’s most widely used herbicide are taking a new twist as researchers unveil data that indicates pervasive use of Monsanto Co.’s weed killer could be linked to pregnancy...

April 5, 2017

Glyphosate is a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company, and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products around the world. Glyphosate is best known as the...

March 31, 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