Stories

The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 27,000 investigative stories.

Most of our stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center directly at 573-882-3364 or rescntr@ire.org where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.

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  • Honey Laundering

    "The story documented how the government has failed to stem the flow of banned honey imports into this country, despite tightened border security and growing concerns about food safety."
  • Toy Story

    A Dateline investigation of gift shops revealed that some toy figurines sold in America are covered with domestic dog or cat fur. "We discovered the toys were made in China, and that a loophole in the US Customs law allowed their importation. We found that some US importers knew the items were made with cat or dog fur, and sough to hide that fact from the public."
  • Sick of Mean Cuisine

    This U.S. News & World Report story exposed practices used by food importers to circumvent oversight and regulation for food products, particularly fresh and frozen seafood, entering the U.S. through air and seaports.