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Carey Gillam is an investigative journalist and award-winning author who spent 17 years on the food and agriculture beat for Reuters. Gillam is now research director of the consumer and public health...

October 12, 2017

Carey Gillam's new book is available now from Island Press: Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science.  Gilliam's Whitewash is a hard-hitting investigation...

October 10, 2017

News Release For Immediate Release: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 For More Information Contact: Stacy Malkan (510) 542-9224                        Today, Carey Gillam, a...

October 10, 2017

By Carey Gillam Three years ago this month Monsanto executives realized they had a big problem on their hands. It was September 2014 and the company's top-selling chemical, the weed...

September 19, 2017

Newly released government email communications show a persistent effort by multiple officials within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slow a separate federal agency’s safety review...

August 17, 2017

By Carey Gillam As agrochemical giant Monsanto Co. faces a growing wave of U.S. lawsuits over its top-selling Roundup herbicide line, among its key defense arguments is that the U.S....

August 7, 2017

The other shoe just dropped. Four months after the publication of a batch of internal Monsanto Co. documents stirred international controversy, a new trove of company records was...

August 1, 2017

Update: For a broader analysis of Kate Kelland's reporting on IARC and glyphosate, see Stacy Malkan's July 24 story in FAIR: "Reuters vs. UN Cancer Agency: Are Corporate Ties Influencing Science...

July 24, 2017

By Carey Gillam This article originally appeared in Environmental Health News on July 7, 2017. California’s official listing today of the world’s most widely used weed killer as a known...

July 17, 2017

In a well-orchestrated and highly coordinated media coup, Monsanto Co. and friends this week dropped a bombshell on opponents who are seeking to prove that the company’s beloved Roundup...

June 19, 2017