Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Pesticides

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

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

Updates: Carey Gillam's book about glyphosate is now available from Island Press. See also Gillam's presentation about glyphosate to European Parliament committees and the Monsanto Papers archive of...

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

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

[caption id="attachment_3836" align="alignright" width="249"] Who pays Julie Kelly? She hasn't disclosed her funding sources.[/caption] Julie Kelly is a food writer and cooking instructor who...

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

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