Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Pesticides

By Carey Gillam Government testing for residues of an herbicide that has been linked to cancer has been put on hold, slowing the Food and Drug Administration’s first-ever endeavor to get a...

November 11, 2016

By Carey Gillam Concerns about the inner workings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been mounting in recent months amid disclosures of cozy corporate...

October 20, 2016

By Carey Gillam This might have been a tough week for Monsanto Co. The Environmental Protection Agency was slated to hold four days of public meetings focused on essentially one question:...

October 20, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is quietly starting to test certain foods for residues of a weed killing chemical linked to cancer, has found the residues in a variety of oat...

September 30, 2016

By Carey Gillam The Food and Drug Administration, under public pressure to start testing samples of U.S. food for the presence of a pesticide that has been linked to cancer, has some early...

September 21, 2016

In America, one of the fundamental principles of our democracy is that our government works for us. We are supposed to have a “government of the people, by the people, for the people” as...

September 2, 2016

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have their hands full these days. An epidemic of obesity has hit Americans hard, raising the risks for heart disease, stroke, type 2...

August 29, 2016

News Release For Immediate Release:  Thursday, August 18, 2016 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Consumer group U.S. Right to Know filed a lawsuit late Wednesday to...

August 18, 2016

By Carey Gillam A veteran leader within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced her immediate departure from the agency on Thursday, two days after it came to light that she...

July 1, 2016

This article first appeared in the Huffington Post. By Stacy Malkan When a reputable-sounding nonprofit organization released a report attacking the organic food industry in April 2014, the...

July 1, 2016