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...

October 8, 2019

You can support the USRTK investigations by making a tax-deductible donation today!  Internal Monsanto documents released in August provide a rare inside look at how pesticide and food...

September 19, 2019

This story originally ran in The Guardian on August 9, 2019 By Carey Gillam As a journalist who has covered corporate America for more than 30 years, very little shocks me about the...

September 9, 2019

Internal documents released in August provide a rare look into the public relations machinery at Monsanto, and how the company tried to contain an investigation by U.S. Right to Know into its...

September 8, 2019

Propaganda: information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view Just four corporations now control more...

September 8, 2019

With legal and shareholder pressure mounting, Bayer AG on Thursday was preparing to launch an initiative to "regain public trust" after its acquisition last year of Monsanto Co. brought Bayer...

June 13, 2019

(UPDATED June 5 with comment from Scientific Reports) The authors of a newly published paper examining the impacts of exposure to the world’s most widely used herbicide declared some shocking...

June 5, 2019

In the latest PR scandal to engulf Bayer, journalists at Le Monde reported May 9 that they obtained a "Monsanto File" created by the public relations firm FleishmanHillard listing a "multitude of...

May 21, 2019

This article was originally published in Environmental Health News. By Carey Gillam After three stunning courtroom losses in California, the legal battle over the safety of Monsanto's...

May 17, 2019

Amid global debate over the safety of glyphosate-based herbicides such as Monsanto’s Roundup, numerous claims have been made to defend the product’s safety. In the wake of two recent landmark...

April 26, 2019