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U.S. Right to Know

Oakland, CA | http://www.usrtk.org
Joined in April 2015

About Us

U.S. Right to Know is a nonprofit investigative research group focused on promoting transparency for public health. We are working globally to expose corporate wrongdoing and government failures that threaten the integrity of our health, our environment and our food system.

Since 2015, we have obtained, posted online and reported on thousands of industry and government documents, including many acquired through judicial enforcement of open records laws. Once-secret documents obtained by USRTK are now posted in the UCSF food and chemical industry documents libraries for free public access.

Our work has contributed to multiple New York Times investigations and global media coverage documenting how food and chemical corporations work to protect their profits at the expense of public health and the environment. 

USRTK was the first research group to bring to light important internal academic communications regarding the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Findings of the USRTK investigations have been reported by news outlets around the world, including the Wall Street Journal, Washington PostThe BMJVanity FairFox News, the GuardianLe Monde, Der Spiegel, Time magazine, Boston Globe, CBC, PoliticoSTAT, the Daily Mail, Sky News Australia and many others. 

Our award-winning investigations pose a powerful challenge to the food and chemical industries, as acknowledged in a Monsanto document that noted: “USRTK’s investigation will impact the entire industry.”

U.S. Right to Know is a nonprofit investigative research group focused on promoting transparency for public health. We are working globally to expose corporate wrongdoing and government failures that threaten the integrity of our health…

Issue Areas Include

  • Agriculture
  • Consumer Protection
  • Health & Medicine
  • Research & Social Science
  • Science & Technology

Location & Contact

  • mail
    gary@usrtk.org
  • 4096 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA 94611, United States
    #963

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