The world is set for a geopolitical struggle over food. With the acquisition of the iconic American pork producer Smithfield Foods, a Chinese company now owns 1 in 4 pigs raised in the U.S.
In this episode, we tackle the murkiness surrounding day care records; online scams take center stage in an investigation into foreign currency trading; we look at what’s behind toxic delays at the EPA; and we’re off to Mexico to explore the business of making babies.
In the decade wrapping up in 2014, only 439 out of more than 23,000 whistleblower complaints were found to have merit.
Some say new survey results showing that most Americans believe “God rewards athletes who have faith” reflect a distorted view of Christianity.
In our upcoming StoryWorks production, playwright Octavio Solis responds to our investigation of California’s strawberry industry.
As the geopolitics of food heats up, the foreign takeover of America’s largest meat company happened right under the nose of the U.S. government. Our investigation reveals the deep role the Chinese government played in purchasing 1 in 4 pigs raised in America.
Twenty cherry orchard workers became ill after being exposed to a mixture of three pesticides that do not appear to have been associated with any reported illnesses before.
Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PBS NewsHour will collaborate in 2015 to bring investigative stories to NewsHour, on air and online.
Recent studies have advanced a century-old academic meme that argues pews are filled with relative dullards. But critics say this conclusion relies on junk science.
The belief in the absolute right of ranchers to graze essentially unregulated on public lands remains strong. Here are 10 things to know about the government’s hands-off approach to the practice.
Ten day care centers in California have racked up more than two dozen serious violations in the past five years, but all still are licensed and operating. And the state doesn’t tell parents about the problems.