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Pesticides

By Carey Gillam  They’re calling it a glyphosate “revolution.” Consumers around the world are waking up to the fact that they’re living in a world awash in the weed-killing pesticide...

May 25, 2016

This article originally appeared in Huffington Post.  It’s “Organic Week” again in Washington, D.C., and attendees of the “signature policymaking event” for the Organic Trade...

May 25, 2016

By Carey Gillam It’s been a little more than a year since the World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer research experts upended the agrichemical industry’s favorite child. The group, the...

May 12, 2016

By Carey Gillam The Environmental Protection Agency’s ongoing risk assessment of the world’s most widely used herbicide is starting to generate more questions than answers. On Monday, it also...

May 9, 2016

By Carey Gillam CAMBRIA, Calif.- Standing on the ridge overlooking her central California farm, new widow Teri McCall sees her husband Jack nearly everywhere. There, atop the highest hill, is...

May 9, 2016

By Carey Gillam As the active ingredient in Monsanto’s branded Roundup weed killer, along with hundreds of other weed-killing products, the chemical called glyphosate spells billions of dollars...

May 4, 2016

News Release For Immediate Release: February 17, 2016 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin, 415-944-7350, gary@usrtk.org Consumer advocacy group U.S. Right to Know applauded the U.S. Food...

February 17, 2016

Monsanto Shareholders Meeting Draws Fire  An array of GMO and pesticide critics spoke out at Monsanto Co.’s annual meeting of shareholders on Friday, Jan. 29  in the company's hometown of...

February 1, 2016

When microbiologist Bruce Hemming was hired two years ago to test breast milk samples for residues of the key ingredient in the popular weed-killer Roundup, Hemming at first scoffed at the...

January 11, 2016

News Release For Immediate Release: Monday, January 11, 2016 For More Information Contact: Carey Gillam, Research Director (913) 526-6190, carey@usrtk.org USDA Avoids Analyzing Glyphosate...

January 11, 2016