Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

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Trevor Butterworth and his colleagues at Sense About Science/STATS have written for prominent news outlets and been quoted as independent experts on science and media. This fact sheet provides...

January 22, 2018

By Carey Gillam Sometimes the truth about our food is not very appetizing. As many gather this holiday season for shared family meals, it is likely that they'll be serving up small doses of...

December 21, 2017

By Carey Gillam My friend died from cancer today. His was a short, eight-month-long battle for survival, but it was a brutal one. Now his wife and young children are not planning for...

December 18, 2017

Carey Gillam is an investigative journalist and award-winning author who spent 17 years on the food and agriculture beat for Reuters. Gillam is now research director of the consumer and public health...

October 12, 2017

[caption id="attachment_3763" align="alignright" width="199"] Who pays Kavin Senapathy to promote GMOs? [/caption] Kavin Senapathy has written many articles promoting GMOs, defending pesticides...

August 31, 2017

Newly released government email communications show a persistent effort by multiple officials within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slow a separate federal agency’s safety review...

August 17, 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

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