Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Food-Related Diseases

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

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

By Carey Gillam Concerns about the inner workings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been mounting in recent months amid disclosures of cozy corporate...

October 20, 2016

In June, Dr. Barbara Bowman, a high-ranking official within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unexpectedly departed the agency, two days after information came to light indicating...

August 1, 2016

By Carey Gillam A veteran leader within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced her immediate departure from the agency on Thursday, two days after it came to light that she...

July 1, 2016

As the 2016 campaign shapes up, it’s interesting to watch the candidates for clues about their food politics. Thus far, Hillary Clinton has made two missteps. The Wall Street Journal reported...

January 14, 2015

Summary * The American Beverage Association is a trade group for the soda, soft drink and junk food industries * ABA was previously called the National Soft Drink Association * Some U.S....

January 13, 2015