Portrait of Carey Gillam

Carey Gillam

Carey Gillam is a veteran journalist, researcher, and writer with more than 25 years’ experience in the news industry covering corporate America. She is currently Research Director for the nonprofit, U.S. Right to Know. Her first book, Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science, was published in 2017.

Since 1998, Gillam’s work has focused on digging into the big business of food and agriculture. As a former senior correspondent for Reuters’ international news service, and a current contract researcher and freelance writer, Gillam specialises in finding the story behind the spin – uncovering both the risks and rewards of the evolving new age of agriculture.

Gillam’s areas of experience include biotech crop technology, agrichemicals and pesticide product development, and the environmental impacts of American food production. She has been recognized as one of the top journalists in the US covering these issues.