Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Pesticides

Updates: Carey Gillam's book about glyphosate is now available from Island Press. See also Gillam's presentation about glyphosate to European Parliament committees and the Monsanto Papers archive of...

March 31, 2017

By Carey Gillam The U.S. Department of Agriculture has quietly dropped a plan to start testing food for residues of glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killer and the key...

March 24, 2017

Also see: MDL Monsanto Glyphosate Cancer Case Key Documents and Analysis and US Right to Know Sues EPA for Release of Glyphosate Documents By Carey Gillam  The puzzle pieces are starting...

March 17, 2017

News Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 9, 2017 For More Information Contact: Carey Gillam (913) 526-6190 U.S. Right to Know, a consumer advocacy organization, filed a federal...

March 9, 2017

Now  it’s getting interesting. A new court filing made on behalf of dozens of people claiming Monsanto Co.’s Roundup herbicide gave them cancer includes information about alleged efforts...

February 14, 2017

By Carey Gillam Monsanto Co. and officials within the Environmental Protection Agency are fighting legal efforts aimed at exploring Monsanto’s influence over regulatory assessments of the...

January 19, 2017

By Carey Gillam The glyphosate geeks are gathering in Washington this week. After a two-month delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding four days of meetings aimed at examining the...

December 13, 2016

As American gather their families to share a Thanksgiving meal this week, new government data offers a potentially unappetizing assessment of the U.S. food supply: Residues of many types of...

November 23, 2016

Independent testing on an array of popular American food products found many samples contained residue levels of the weed killer called glyphosate, leading the nonprofit organization behind the...

November 18, 2016

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