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GMOs

By Carey Gillam Former University of Illinois food science professor Bruce Chassy is known for his academic gravitas. Now retired nearly four years, Chassy still writes and speaks often about food...

January 29, 2016

[caption id="attachment_1300" align="alignright" width="377"] Standing up for science - or propaganda?[/caption] This article by Stacy Malkan original appeared in The Ecologist The founders of...

January 22, 2016

News Release For Immediate Release: Friday, January 22, 2016 For More Information Contact: Stacy Malkan, 510-542-9224, stacy@usrtk.org A new analysis by U.S. Right to Know published today in...

January 22, 2016

I just don’t get it. Over the more than 20 years I have worked as a business journalist, I’ve always been motivated by a simple premise: Knowledge is power, and that power belongs with the...

January 5, 2016

Following a Columbia Journalism Review article on whether science journalists should accept money from corporate interests, and whether there is adequate disclosure of sources’ corporate ties and...

November 24, 2015

Also see: Buckraking on the Food Beat: When is it a conflict of interest?   Washington Post Food Columnist Goes to Bat for Monsanto  On September 23rd, Washington Post food columnist Tamar...

September 28, 2015

Update: This blog has been updated to include a running list of news stories and commentary generated by our ongoing investigation. U.S. Right to Know is conducting an investigation into the...

September 5, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 For More Informtion Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Biotech Spinmasters Propose Name Changes to Counteract Awful PR Following in...

June 17, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release:  Monday, June 8, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Monsanto Proposes to Change Its Name, To Escape Its PR Woes Documents released...

June 8, 2015

It’s billed as a forum where consumers can get straight answers from independent experts about genetically engineered foods, and some journalists take it seriously as an unbiased source, but the...

March 26, 2015