Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

GMOs

A Midwestern company’s quest to genetically engineer the world’s first hornless dairy cows hit a snag this summer when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found extra genes in the cows that...

October 17, 2019

You can support the USRTK investigations by contributing to our fall fundraising drive.   Internal Monsanto documents released in August provide a rare inside look at how pesticide and food...

September 19, 2019

Propaganda: information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view Just four corporations now control more...

September 8, 2019

Key points: As a president and board chair of AAAS from 2011-2013, Dr. Fedoroff advanced agrichemical industry policy objectives. She now works for a lobbying firm. Documents obtained by...

June 18, 2019

As a president and board chair of AAAS from 2011-2013, Dr. Fedoroff advanced agrichemical industry policy objectives. She now works for a lobbying firm. Documents obtained by U.S. Right to...

June 18, 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

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

Monsanto’s former Director of Corporate Communications Jay Byrne, president of the public relations firm v-Fluence, is a key player in the covert propaganda and lobbying campaigns of...

February 1, 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