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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...

September 21, 2020

Updated September 2020 Despite its academic-sounding name and affiliation with an Ivy League institution, the Cornell Alliance for Science is a public relations campaign funded by the Bill...

September 9, 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...

July 19, 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

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

News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin, +1 415 944-7350 Internal Coca-Cola Company documents show how the company intended to...

December 18, 2019

Long History of Concerns Key Scientific Studies on Aspartame Industry PR Efforts Scientific References Key Facts About Diet Soda Chemical  Dozens of studies have linked aspartame -- the...

May 31, 2019

Science on Weight Gain + Obesity Related Issues Industry Science Is "Diet" Deceptive Marketing? Scientific References Aspartame, the world's most popular sugar substitute, is found in thousands...

May 31, 2019

News Release For immediate release: Tuesday, May 7th at 7:30pm EDT For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Coca-Cola’s research contracts show that it had extensive...

May 8, 2019

Milbank Quarterly: Public Meets Private: Conversations Between Coca-Cola and the CDC, by Nason Maani Hessari, Gary Ruskin, Martin McKee and David Stuckler (1.29.19) Conclusion: “The emails...

January 29, 2019