Geoffrey Mohan

Writer

Geoff joined the Los Angeles Times in 2001 from Newsday, where he was the Latin America Bureau Chief in Mexico City. He started off here as a statewide roamer, detoured to cover the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and was part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the California wildfires in 2003. He served as an editor on the metro and foreign desks before returning to reporting on science in 2013. Now he’s coming full circle, roaming the state in search of stories about farming and food.

Recent Articles

  • The egg industry launched a secret two-year war against a vegan mayonnaise competitor

    The egg industry launched a secret two-year war against a vegan mayonnaise competitor

    With its egg-free recipe, Just Mayo had become a darling of vegans, a hot investment for Silicon Valley venture capitalists and an avatar for alternatives to industrial agriculture. But to the nation’s $7-billion egg industry, Just Mayo posed an existential crisis so serious that a federally supervised...

  • Bayer won't fight EPA ban on pesticide

    Bayer won't fight EPA ban on pesticide

    Bayer CropScience will give up its fight with federal regulators over their ban of a pesticide commonly used on almonds, alfalfa, tomatoes and other California crops. The company said in a statement Wednesday that it was too risky to take its case to a federal appeals court or to reapply for approval...

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