GMO: Genetically Modified Organisms

Top 5 'post-truth' anti-GMO headlines: Biologist critiques outrageous 2016 claims - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Top 5 'post-truth' anti-GMO headlines: Biologist critiques outrageous 2016 claims
Genetic Literacy Project
Activist groups like Food Democracy Now and Moms Across America generated glyphosate-focused “news stories” that were repeated thousands of times across the Internet. Most focused on their self-funded tests showing that small traces of ... These claims ...

Myth busting: Is agricultural pesticide use in the US, and its impact, going down or up? - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Myth busting: Is agricultural pesticide use in the US, and its impact, going down or up?
Genetic Literacy Project
In recent years, the overwhelming evidence supporting the safety of GMO crops–hundreds of international agencies of note have issued reassuring reports addressing various concerns–has led to a change in tactics by anti-GMO activists and technology ...

Dangers of Genetically Modified Corn: New 90-Day Rat Study Destroys Corporate GMO Propaganda - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Dangers of Genetically Modified Corn: New 90-Day Rat Study Destroys Corporate GMO Propaganda
Center for Research on Globalization
The control group was given the same amount of non-GMO corn. In the group fed GM corn, the finger-like structures in the intestine known as villi that absorbs nutrients from food were clearly damaged. They were both distorted and flattened and some ...

US Intelligence looks out to 2035 at shifting national power and economic stress for overall global growth, China ... - Next Big Future


US Intelligence looks out to 2035 at shifting national power and economic stress for overall global growth, China ...
Next Big Future
Two years ago, NIC started with exercises identifying key assumptions and uncertainties—the list of assumptions underlying US foreign policy was stunningly long, many of them half-buried. We conducted research and consulted with numerous experts in ...

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Gluten-free baby: When parents ignore science - Macleans.ca


Macleans.ca

Gluten-free baby: When parents ignore science
Macleans.ca
That story may seem incredible, but for the first six years of his life, she says, Daniel was raised on a raw, vegan, non-GMO, unprocessed diet, which means he only ate uncooked, unprocessed foods, and no meat or products of animal origin. .... As for ...

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These Foods Aren't Genetically Modified but They Are 'Edited' - New York Times


New York Times

These Foods Aren't Genetically Modified but They Are 'Edited'
New York Times
That worked, but scientists could not control where the new genes would be inserted, and that led to worries of potentially dangerous genetic disruptions or crossbreeding with non-G.M.O. crops. Companies like Calyxt have portrayed gene editing more ...

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Is Our Fear of Nuclear Energy Overblown? - City Watch


City Watch

Is Our Fear of Nuclear Energy Overblown?
City Watch
In a recent piece in Genetics, biologist Bertrand Jordan, of Aix-Marseille University in France, argues that most of us have an exaggerated view of the dangers of radioactivity, and that this is distorting the debate over nuclear power as a viable ...

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Real story of anti-GMO sensation Rachel Parent: Idealist or pawn of 'natural' marketers? - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Real story of anti-GMO sensation Rachel Parent: Idealist or pawn of 'natural' marketers?
Genetic Literacy Project
She's only 18 years old, but the Canadian high school student has become a canny, international crusader in the effort to 'protect the world' against the ecological and health dangers of foods made from genetically engineered crops. You can watch her ...

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First Lady is Adopting a New, Highly-Ideological Anti-Hunger Campaign with Left-Wing Activist Group - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)


Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

First Lady is Adopting a New, Highly-Ideological Anti-Hunger Campaign with Left-Wing Activist Group
Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)
The National Center for Public Policy Research's director of Risk Analysis, Jeff Stier, laments the news, saying, “By partnering with a radically left-wing activist group, rather than an organization focused on feeding hungry people, the First Lady ...

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How Franken- Lurched Its Way Into Our Lexicon - Slate Magazine


Slate Magazine

How Franken- Lurched Its Way Into Our Lexicon
Slate Magazine
In a letter to the New York Times on June 2, 1992, an English professor named Paul Lewis lopped off the top of Victor Frankenstein's surname and sewed it onto a tomato. Railing against genetically modified crops, Lewis put a new generation of natural ...

Untruth in Green Advertising - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Untruth in Green Advertising
Wall Street Journal
Even President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency has never been able to show harm that fracking pollutes ground water. Yet this falsehood persists, much like claims about the dangers of genetically modified foods that have been debunked by ...

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Transparency is only way for GMO technology to thrive, exec says - NutraIngredients-usa.com


NutraIngredients-usa.com

Transparency is only way for GMO technology to thrive, exec says
NutraIngredients-usa.com
“We really value openness and transparency when it comes to technology. We support GMO labeling. WE don't want there to be hidden GMO ingredients. We are actually quite inspired by how much people care about where their foods and other products ...

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Transparency is only way for GMO technology to thrive, exec says - FoodNavigator-USA.com


Transparency is only way for GMO technology to thrive, exec says
FoodNavigator-USA.com
“We really value openness and transparency when it comes to technology. We support GMO labeling. WE don't want there to be hidden GMO ingredients. We are actually quite inspired by how much people care about where their foods and other products ...

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Dems keep overplaying their hand against Trump - Lagniappe


Lagniappe

Dems keep overplaying their hand against Trump
Lagniappe
Three weeks after Obama warned about the dangers of questioning the legitimacy of presidential elections, the unthinkable happened and Trump won the election. For the people warning about the perils of Trump ... Those critics and Democrats soon ...

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After Brexit: What happens next for the UK's farmers? - BBC News


After Brexit: What happens next for the UK's farmers?
BBC News
MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee warned on Tuesday of the dangers of Brexit to farming. Its report, the Future of the Natural ... "I want to support agriculture to where it becomes more profitable, more vibrant, so we see expanding food ...

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The Most Honest Man in Medicine? - The Ringer (blog)


The Ringer (blog)

The Most Honest Man in Medicine?
The Ringer (blog)
Dr. Joseph Mercola reigns over a long-running “natural health” website and e-commerce empire. He wants to save people from pharmaceutical profiteers, toxic chemicals, and greedy doctors. But former colleagues and medical experts say he's more ...

Is Our Fear of Nuclear Energy Overblown? - City Watch


City Watch

Is Our Fear of Nuclear Energy Overblown?
City Watch
In a recent piece in Genetics, biologist Bertrand Jordan, of Aix-Marseille University in France, argues that most of us have an exaggerated view of the dangers of radioactivity, and that this is distorting the debate over nuclear power as a viable ...

Why publish denialism? - Reno News & Review


Why publish denialism?
Reno News & Review
Discover Magazine has a feature which ceaselessly calls out journalists who misrepresent genetically modified foods as hazardous. ... We want to hear denialist Commander-in-Chief Trump order the Joint Chiefs of Staff to shut down the Pentagon's climate ...

Why publish denialism? - Reno News & Review


Why publish denialism?
Reno News & Review
Discover Magazine has a feature which ceaselessly calls out journalists who misrepresent genetically modified foods as hazardous. ... We want to hear denialist Commander-in-Chief Trump order the Joint Chiefs of Staff to shut down the Pentagon's climate ...

Infantile Rage on the Left - American Thinker


Infantile Rage on the Left
American Thinker
The mass cult of P.C. has turned our universities into dangerous territory for ordinary people, and there are no "safe spaces" left for conservatives on campus. This is a terrible and corrupt ... "Superstition" is the right word for liberal campaigns ...

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