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Corporations may want to think twice about hiring industry-friendly professors to publish studies about their products – as Disney recently realized, but too late. As Sheila Kaplan first...

April 20, 2016

News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Jon Entine, a leading chemical industry PR operative who has written dozens...

March 2, 2016

News Release For Immediate Release: Monday, February 1, 2016 For More Information Contact: Carey Gillam (913) 526-6190 and Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 New Documents Uncover Monsanto's Secret...

February 1, 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

During the investigation and subsequent collapse of the Coca-Cola front group Global Energy Balance Network, the New York Times and Associated Press discovered that prominent university professors...

December 14, 2015

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

By Gail Sullivan Recent efforts to raise awareness about the adverse health effects of sugar prompt an important question: Are so-called "diet" drinks a good alternative? Campaigns to pass a...

July 25, 2015

The following email is from Mischa Popoff, a pro-GMO, anti-organic activist at the Heartland Institute, which is notorious for its defense of tobacco and denial of climate change. Perhaps the...

February 23, 2015