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Originally posted May 2019; updated November 2020 In this post, U.S. Right to Know is tracking public deception scandals involving PR firms that agrichemical giants Bayer AG and Monsanto have...

November 11, 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...

October 1, 2020

Related reporting: Gates Foundation's failing green revolution in Africa (7.29.20) The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded another $10 million last week to the controversial Cornell...

September 30, 2020

Despite its academic-sounding name and affiliation with an Ivy League institution, the Cornell Alliance for Science (CAS) is a public relations campaign funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates...

September 23, 2020

The Council for Biotechnology Information (CBI), a major public relations initiative launched two decades ago by leading agrichemical companies to persuade the public to accept GMOs and pesticides,...

September 2, 2020

The Council for Biotechnology Information (CBI) was a public relations campaign launched in April 2000 by seven leading chemical/seed companies and their trade groups to persuade the public to accept...

September 2, 2020

Updates: GMO Answers is now funded by CropLife International, the trade group representing the largest pesticide companies and run by Ketchum public relations firm. (It was previously funded...

August 31, 2020

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 Gates...

August 8, 2020

Tens of thousands of pages of internal documents obtained by U.S. Right to Know via public records requests reveal the close – and often secret – ties between Monsanto, its PR groups, and a group...

June 11, 2020

Just four corporations now control more than 60% of the global supply of seeds and pesticides. Public oversight of their activities is crucial for a safe and healthy food supply. Yet all these...

June 2, 2020

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