Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Hall of Shame

Jon Entine is highly active in current chemical industry policy debates. He portrays himself as a science journalist, an objective authority on issues important to the chemical industry. But the...

February 16, 2016

The 55-point headline in Slate blares, “Letter from Prominent Doctors Implies Columbia Should Fire Dr. Oz for Being a Quack.” The story by Ben Mathis-Lilly is based on a letter by a group of...

April 20, 2015

The American Council on Science and Health is a front group for the tobacco, agrichemical, fossil fuel, pharmaceutical and other industries. Personnel ACSH’s longtime “Medical/Executive...

April 17, 2015

Henry I. Miller is perhaps the most prolific and best-known apologist for genetically engineered food and crops. He is the “the Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at...

February 6, 2015

Summary * International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) represents dairy manufacturers, processors, and marketers * Petitioned to add artificial sweeteners to milk without special notation on...

January 22, 2015

Summary * Funders include Monsanto and DuPont * Small farmers criticized use of mandatory marketing fees to promote “Big Ag” * Other partners include BASF, Dow * USFRA is represented...

January 21, 2015

Summary * GMA is the leading trade group for the junk food industry * GMA hides list of its own corporate members * GMA is being sued for money laundering * Opposed legislation to...

January 12, 2015

Summary * Founded in 1995 as the Guest Choice Network * Phillip Morris provided $600,000 in seed money for the organization * Restaurant, tobacco company funds were used to fight restaurant...

January 12, 2015