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Internal documents released in August provide a rare look into the public relations machinery at Monsanto, and how the company tried to contain an investigation by U.S. Right to Know into its...

September 8, 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...

September 8, 2019

As a president and board chair of AAAS from 2011-2013, Dr. Fedoroff advanced agrichemical industry policy objectives. She now works for a lobbying firm. Documents obtained by U.S. Right to...

June 18, 2019

With legal and shareholder pressure mounting, Bayer AG on Thursday was preparing to launch an initiative to "regain public trust" after its acquisition last year of Monsanto Co. brought Bayer...

June 13, 2019

(UPDATED June 5 with comment from Scientific Reports) The authors of a newly published paper examining the impacts of exposure to the world’s most widely used herbicide declared some shocking...

June 5, 2019

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

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...

March 7, 2019