Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Hall of Shame

Jon Entine is the founder and executive director of the Genetic Literacy Project, a key partner in Monsanto's public relations efforts to protect and defend agrichemical products. Entine portrays...

October 7, 2018

Updated in July 2019 The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) calls itself a "pro-science consumer advocacy organization" and media outlets often quote the group as an independent science...

August 12, 2018

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

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 * 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