Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Pesticides

The Food and Drug Administration has responded to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for information regarding its efforts to start testing food samples for residues of glyphosate as well as...

May 10, 2018

This article was published the Guardian on April 30, 2018 By Carey Gillam US government scientists have detected a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails...

May 2, 2018

Drew Kershen, professor emeritus at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, is a close ally of the agrichemical industry. He argues for deregulation of genetically engineered plants and animals...

May 1, 2018

As researchers we often look to documents to shed new light on issues important to food policy. Sometimes, they simply reflect what we already know. That’s the case with one new communication...

April 19, 2018

Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science, by Carey Gillam (Island Press) has been named an Outstanding Book of the Year by the Independent Book Publisher...

April 18, 2018

A version of this article was first published in Common Ground Magazine March 2018 (PDF version). By Stacy Malkan Everyone loves a feel-good story about the future. You’ve probably heard this...

March 16, 2018

Update 2/26/18: In a spinoff following the merger with Dow, DuPont Pioneer will change its name to Corteva Agriscience; based on a combination of words meaning “heart” and “nature." Here's our...

February 13, 2018

This post was recently updated with reviews of Food Evolution:  Letter from 45 academics: "Food Evolution deserves to be called out for what it is: a piece of propaganda" Letter from...

February 4, 2018