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Pesticides

(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

Updated in June 2019 Pamela Ronald, PhD, a professor of plant pathology at the University of California, Davis and author of the 2008 book “Tomorrow’s Table,” is a well-known advocate for...

December 27, 2018

Mark Lynas is a former journalist turned promotional advocate for genetically engineered foods and pesticides who makes inaccurate claims about those products from his perch at the Cornell Alliance...

December 19, 2018

Keith Kloor is a freelance journalist and an adjunct journalism faculty member at New York University who has written for Nature, Science Insider, Slate and dozens of articles for Discover...

November 1, 2018

Carey Gillam's "Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science (Island Press) has received rave reviews since its release last fall and has received several awards for...

October 8, 2018