Rebekah Wilce


Rebekah Wilce has a degree in writing from the University of Arizona. When she's not researching and reporting for CMD, she milks rBGH-free cows at a nearby farm and co-hosts a local news show at Madison's community radio station, WORT 89.9FM. She is the director of CMD's Food Rights Network. Please contact her at rebekah at or follow her on Twitter @prwatchrebekah.

The Center for Media and Democracy/Progressive Inc. (CMD) has joined more than 50 watchdog, advocacy, and labor groups in sending a letter to Google asking it to cut its ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Google has not res... Read more


A group of residents of the Cedar Valley area, Oregon say their properties were doused with pesticides by a helicopter. Read more

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ALEC holds its 41st annual meeting in Dallas, Texas starting on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Read more

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The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) poses as an independent science-based organization devoted to outing "junk science," but consumer advocates have called it "a consumer front organization for its business backers" that "glove[s] t... Read more


Hawai'i has become "ground zero" in the controversy over genetically modified (GMO) crops and pesticides. With the seed crop industry (including conventional as well as GMO crops) reaping $146.3 million a year in sales resulting from its activiti... Read more


In a special session called for late September and early October 2013, legislators jammed through a bill that preempts Oregon counties from regulating their own agriculture and seeds. Read more

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Move over Karden the sludge puppet, there's a new kid in town: Frank N. Foode, "your friendly neighborhood genetically modified organism," who "help[s] make the science of biotechnology fun and approachable." Read more