Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

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Update 2/6/18 Upheaval at Newsweek: The news outlet is imploding amid a financial scandal and poor leadership. Some editors "recklessly sought clicks at the expense of accuracy, retweets over...

January 31, 2018

Update: Newsweek's bizarre response By Stacy Malkan “The campaign for organic food is a deceitful, expensive scam,” according to a Jan. 19 Newsweek article authored by Dr. Henry I. Miller...

January 23, 2018

Trevor Butterworth and his colleagues at Sense About Science/STATS have written for prominent news outlets and been quoted as independent experts on science and media. This fact sheet provides...

January 22, 2018

Since 2015, U.S. Right to Know, a nonprofit consumer and public health watchdog group, has obtained thousands of pages of documents revealing – for the first time – how food and pesticide...

January 22, 2018

By Carey Gillam Sometimes the truth about our food is not very appetizing. As many gather this holiday season for shared family meals, it is likely that they'll be serving up small doses of...

December 21, 2017

News Release For Immediate Release: Monday, December 11, 2017 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 How accurate were conflict of interest disclosures in at least 40...

December 11, 2017

[caption id="attachment_4736" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo©Tony Powell. 2017 Independent Women's Forum Gala. Union Station. November 15, 2017[/caption] This article first appeared...

November 30, 2017

Update: Statement issued by IARC 10/24/2017: "IARC rejects false claims in Reuters article" Continuing her record of industry-biased reporting about the International Agency for Research on...

October 20, 2017

Update: Article on IWF's 25th gala in Washington DC Nov. 15, The Politics of Cancer and Infertility The Independent Women’s Forum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has taken money from tobacco and...

October 18, 2017

Kevin Folta, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Horticulture Sciences Department at University of Florida, has provided inaccurate information and engaged in misleading activities in his efforts to...

October 3, 2017