Pursuing Truth and Transparency in America's Food System

Stacy Malkan, Co-founder and Co-Director, U.S. Right to Know

Stacy Malkan is co-founder and co-director of U.S. Right to Know, a nonprofit public interest, consumer and public health research group working for transparency and accountability in our nation’s food system. Stacy is the author of the award-winning book, “Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry” (New Society, 2007), and the co-founder of the national Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a coalition of nonprofit health and environmental groups that prompted major cosmetics manufacturers to remove hazardous ingredients from nail polish, baby products, make-up and hair products. Stacy’s articles have been published in Time, New York Times, Washington Post, Nature Biotechnology and many other outlets and her work has been featured in Teen Vogue, Wall Street JournalSan Jose Mercury News, San Francisco Chronicle, Good Morning America,  Democracy Now and several documentary films including The Human Experiment produced by Sean Penn, Pink Skies and Stink Movie (now playing on Netflix).

In 2012, Stacy served as media director for the historic California Right to Know ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods. She is the former communications director for Health Care Without Harm, which got mercury out of hospitals and closed down medical waste incinerators around the world. Prior to her work in environmental health, Stacy worked for eight years as a journalist and managing editor, and she published an investigative newspaper covering land use and environmental issues in the Colorado High Country. She currently lives in the Bay Area with her husband and son.

Contact Stacy: stacy@usrtk.org
Follow Stacy on Twitter: @StacyMalkan

Read Stacy Malkan’s recent work: 

Investor’s Business Daily, The Future of Food Requires Transparency and Integrity, by Stacy Malkan and Carey Gillam (7.24.2018)

TruthOut, Secret Documents Expose Monsanto’s War on Cancer Scientists, by Stacy Malkan (7.16.2018)

EcoWatch, Impossible Burger Fails to Inspire Trust in the GMO Industry, by Stacy Malkan (7.6.2018)

US Right to Know, Transforming the Food We Eat with DowDuPont, by Stacy Malkan (2.13.2018)

Huffington Post, The Politics of Infertility and Cancer, by Stacy Malkan (11.28.2017)

Huffington Post, Having Trouble Getting Pregnant? Science Suggests: Eat Organic and Regulate the Pesticide Industry, by Stacy Malkan (11.20.2017)

Huffington Post, Monsanto Fingerprints Found All Over Attack on Organic Food, by Stacy Malkan (6.2016)

Huffington Post, Food Evolution GMO Film Serves Up Chemical Industry Agenda, by Stacy Malkan (6.2016)

EcoWatch, Neil deGrasse Tyson Fans Deserve More than Twisted Tale on GMOs, by Stacy Malkan (6.2016)

Time magazine, Johnson & Johnson is Just the Tip of the Toxic Iceberg, by Stacy Malkan (3.2016)

Alternet, Bill Gates is on a mission to sell GMOs to Africa, but he’s not telling the whole truth, by Stacy Malkan (3.2016)

The Ecologist, Why is Cornell University Hosting a GMO Propaganda Campaign?, by Stacy Malkan (1.2016)

Nature Biotechnology, Standing up for transparency, by Stacy Malkan (1.2016)