Carey Gillam, Author of Whitewash - The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science, talks pesticide dangers to our food supply with Del Bigtree of The HighWire
As Monsanto comes under scrutiny for allegedly hiding the dangers of its weed killer, Roundup, we talk to a reporter who says the company attempted to censor and discredit her when she published stories on their product that contradicted their business interests. Carey Gillam is a veteran investigative journalist and author of “Whitewash–The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science.”
Carey Gillam is an investigative journalist and public interest researcher for the non-profit, US Right to Know. She’s written extensively on chemical pollution, corruption, and Monsanto. Her latest book is Whitewash: The Story of Weedkiller, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. She joins to discuss the jury’s ruling in the Monsanto trial
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