International Life Sciences Institute Acts As Lobby Group Not Health Non-Profit, Case Study Says
The Guardian: Science institute that advised E.U. and U.N. ‘actually industry lobby group’
“An institute whose experts have occupied key positions on E.U. and U.N. regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a peer-reviewed study. The Washington-based International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) describes its mission as ‘pursuing objectivity, clarity, and reproducibility’ to ‘benefit the public good.’ But researchers from the University of Cambridge, Bocconi University in Milan, and the U.S. Right to Know campaign assessed over 17,000 pages of documents under U.S. freedom of information laws to present evidence of influence-peddling…” (Neslen, 6/2).