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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has gone where the U.S. government dares not tread – testing thousands of foods commonly consumed by its citizens for residues of a controversial herbicide...

April 12, 2017

Concerns about the world’s most widely used herbicide are taking a new twist as researchers unveil data that indicates pervasive use of Monsanto Co.’s weed killer could be linked to pregnancy...

April 5, 2017

By Carey Gillam The U.S. Department of Agriculture has quietly dropped a plan to start testing food for residues of glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killer and the key...

March 24, 2017

Also see: MDL Monsanto Glyphosate Cancer Case Key Documents and Analysis and US Right to Know Sues EPA for Release of Glyphosate Documents By Carey Gillam  The puzzle pieces are starting...

March 17, 2017

They promote GMOs and pesticides, defend toxic chemicals and junk food, and attack people who raise concerns about those products as “anti-science.” Yet Jon Entine, Trevor Butterworth and Henry...

March 2, 2017

The following letter was sent by more than two dozen health, environmental, labor and public interest groups, and several doctors, to the editors of USA Today expressing concerns that the paper has...

February 23, 2017

Connect the dots on the chemical and junk food industries' PR campaigns to manufacture doubt about science, promote risky products and dismantle environmental health protections. Also in this...

February 13, 2017

By Carey Gillam Monsanto Co. and officials within the Environmental Protection Agency are fighting legal efforts aimed at exploring Monsanto’s influence over regulatory assessments of the...

January 19, 2017

By Carey Gillam The glyphosate geeks are gathering in Washington this week. After a two-month delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding four days of meetings aimed at examining the...

December 13, 2016

In a November exposé for The Intercept, “How Self-Appointed Guardians of ‘Sound Science’ Tip the Scales Toward Industry,” Liza Gross details the tobacco ties and industry connections of...

December 12, 2016