Carey Gillam is an American investigative journalist and the Research Director for non-profit consumer group U.S. Right to Know, an organization working toward transparency in the food system. Gillam has recently published a new book, entitled The Monsanto Papers, which exposes corruption in one of the world’s biggest pesticide producers.
A new study finds that just one week of organic eating can reduce pesticide levels in the body by an average of 60 percent.
In response to thousands of claims that its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, the multinational corporation Bayer announced a new legal settlement. But according to student-led organization Herbicide-Free Campus, Bayer’s proposal falls short of protecting public health.
In some neighborhoods, organic produce can be inaccessible and unaffordable, but everyone has a right to food free from pesticides.
Soil carbon sequestration is becoming a topic for farmers and politicians alike—but which conversations will distinguish sustainability from trend?
A team of researchers with the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) has created a series of interactive educational tools to explore the histories of widely-used pesticides, including glyphosate, dicamba, and 2,4-D.