Food Tank spoke with Chuck Benbrook of Benbrook Consulting Services, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.
Chuck Benbrook works at Benbrook Consulting Services. He spent the first 18 years of his career working in Washington, D.C.; first for the Executive Office of the President from 1979 to 1980, then as the Executive Director of a U.S. House of Representatives agricultural subcommittee from 1981 to 1983. He was the Executive Director of the National Academy of Sciences Board on Agriculture from 1984 to 1990, and has run a small consulting firm since 1991. Benbrook served as the Chief Scientist for The Organic Center from 2004 through June of 2012. He has participated as an expert witness in several lawsuits involving pesticides and agricultural biotechnology.