Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Food-Related Diseases

U.S. Right to Know is tracking important food-related news about the coronavirus pandemic in this post — including data on obesity and other food-related diseases, risks to farmworkers and food...

May 30, 2020

The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a corporate-funded nonprofit organization based in Washington DC, with 17 affiliated chapters around the world. ILSI describes itself as a group...

May 22, 2020

In the United States, the novel coronavirus appears to be infecting, hospitalizing and killing black people and Latinos at alarmingly high rates, with data from several states illustrating this...

April 27, 2020

Glyphosate, a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products, has been associated with cancer and other health...

April 12, 2020

Please support our food investigations by making a tax-deductible donation today.  Internal Monsanto documents released in 2019 provide a rare look inside pesticide and food companies that try...

March 30, 2020

Documents obtained by U.S. Right to Know and other sources shine light on the inner workings of the International Food Information Council (IFIC), a trade group funded by large food and agrichemical...

February 24, 2020

News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin, +1 415 944-7350 Internal Coca-Cola Company documents show how the company intended to...

December 18, 2019

Last month the Food & Drug Administration published its latest annual analysis of the levels of pesticide residues that contaminate the fruits and veggies and other foods we Americans routinely...

October 28, 2019

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