The reports aren't released to the taxpayers who funded them but the Federation of American Scientists' Government Secrecy Project publishes leaked copies. Here are 17 of the latest, from air to water, food to fuel, and much more.
"As Mars joins the growing group of multinational food companies pledging to phase out artificial food coloring, its use remains widespread. Here’s why it matters."
"A new scientific study [documents] that organic food can substantially lower pesticide exposure in children from low-income families in both urban and rural areas."
At first, Ted Turner, the billionaire who invented cable news, thought of his bison as pets.
"The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients."
"What do we know about the human health effects of neonicotinoids? Astonishingly little. Here’s why scientists say that isn’t good enough."
"On a treeless plain in eastern Ethiopia, thousands of destitute pastoralists have set up camp outside the tiny village of Fedeto. Over the past six months the camp has swelled as one of the worst droughts in decades has decimated herds, dried up pasture and made even drinking water scarce."
"A week after the federal government released its latest recommendations for healthful eating, the 2015-20 Dietary Guidelines have touched off a food fight."
"About 14 million people face hunger in Southern Africa because of a drought that has been exacerbated by an El Nino weather pattern, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Monday."
"Sen. Lisa Murkowski is holding up President Barack Obama's nominee to run the Food and Drug Administration to force the labeling of genetically engineered salmon."