FactCheck.org→ Does Glyphosate Cause Cancer?

Q: Does the herbicide glyphosate cause cancer?  A: There is evidence to suggest it may cause cancer at very high doses, but not at the low doses typically found in foods. FULL QUESTION A FoodBabe.com article says glyphosate has been found in prepa Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ SciCheck on the Air

This year, SciCheck writer Vanessa Schipani has appeared on NBC10 in Philadelphia several times to discuss some of her stories. Tilapia On Aug. 13, Schipani discussed deceptive articles that claim bacon is healthier than tilapia. Many of these article Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ ‘Buy America’ Spin

Sen. Tammy Baldwin goes too far when she says U.S. steelworkers were “left behind” last year by Republican leaders who killed her “buy America” bill. Baldwin’s bill would have required U.S. steel to be used on projects funded by the Drink Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Coal Spin

President Donald Trump touted the opening of a new coal mine in Pennsylvania as evidence that his administration is “putting the miners back to work.” But construction of the mine in question began before the 2016 election. And experts say Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump on the Paris Agreement

Trump made two claims about the Paris Agreement, a global accord aimed at addressing climate change, that require context: Trump said that the U.S. “pays billions of dollars” for the Paris Agreement, but China, Russia and India have pai Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s 100-Day Boasts

Summary President Donald Trump did a flurry of TV interviews and held a campaign-style rally to mark his first 100 days, and he left a trail of false, misleading and sometimes puzzling statements in his wake: Trump, who is seeking to renegotiate the N Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ 100 Days of Whoppers

Summary Donald Trump — whom we crowned the “King of Whoppers” when he was a long-shot candidate in 2015 — has held true to form during his first 100 days as president of the United States. In his first hour as president, he pain Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Facts on Chlorpyrifos

Summary When the Environmental Protection Agency decided to not ban chlorpyrifos, an insecticide widely used in agriculture, both the EPA and its critics claimed “sound” or “solid” science supported their positions. Research does suggest chlorp Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Pruitt on the Paris Accord

Appearing on ABC’s “This Week,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt made two false claims about the Paris Accord, a global agreement aimed at addressing climate change: He claimed China and India are “the Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Stimulus Check

Q: Is President Trump giving $612 to all working Americans and their families? A: No. That claim originated from a satirical website. FULL QUESTION Is it true that Trump is giving every man, woman and child that is working $612.00? FULL ANSWER The Wh Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Phony Prayer Rug Story

Q: Did the Obama White House hold Islamic prayer five times a day, and provide prayer rugs for Muslim employees and visitors? A: No. This is a hoax perpetuated by a satirical news website. FULL QUESTION Is it true that over the last seven years Obam Go to site post…»