Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Food-Related Diseases

The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a corporate-funded nonprofit organization based in Washington DC, with 17 affiliated chapters around the world. ILSI describes itself as a group...

May 22, 2020

Dicamba (3,6-dichloro-2-methoxybenzoic acid) is a broad-spectrum herbicide first registered in 1967. The herbicide is used on agricultural crops, fallow land, pastures, turfgrass and rangeland....

May 16, 2020

Dozens of farmers around the United States are suing the former Monsanto Co., purchased in 2018 by Bayer AG, and conglomerate BASF in an effort to hold the companies accountable for millions of acres...

May 14, 2020

In the United States, the novel coronavirus appears to be infecting, hospitalizing and killing black people and Latinos at alarmingly high rates, with data from several states illustrating this...

April 27, 2020

Glyphosate, a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products, has been associated with cancer and other health...

April 12, 2020

Please support our food investigations by making a tax-deductible donation today.  Internal Monsanto documents released in 2019 provide a rare look inside pesticide and food companies that try...

March 30, 2020

The Independent Women's Forum is a nonprofit organization that partners with Monsanto, defends toxic chemicals in food and consumer products, and argues against laws that would curb the power of...

February 24, 2020

Documents obtained by U.S. Right to Know and other sources shine light on the inner workings of the International Food Information Council (IFIC), a trade group funded by large food and agrichemical...

February 24, 2020

UPDATE: Thanks to all who contributed to our travel fund to send our colleague Carey Gillam to Bonn, Germany, to attend the Bayer shareholder meeting April 28. We reached our fundraising goal in...

February 18, 2020