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Trans fat is almost out of your food. Here's what's going in - Financial Express

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Trans fat is almost out of your food. Here's what's going in
Financial Express
Research showing the dangers of trans fat, which raises the risk of heart disease and stroke, solidified with a major study published in 1990 and got stronger with each successive round of research, forcing food makers to start looking for alternatives ...

Food Evolution - Iowa Public Radio

Fri, 2017-08-18 10:11

Iowa Public Radio

Food Evolution
Iowa Public Radio
Academy award-nominated director Scott Kennedy says they saw the GMO debate as a metaphor for the dangers of not using science to make good decisions. "We're living in pretty chaotic times, and if we don't use science to make good decisions, as our ...

Trans Fat Is (Almost) Out of Your Food. Here's What's Going In ... - Bloomberg

Thu, 2017-08-17 07:00

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Trans Fat Is (Almost) Out of Your Food. Here's What's Going In ...
Bloomberg
Partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of artificial trans fat and an invisible mainstay of the American food industry for decades, are finally being pushed out ...

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Viewpoint: Netflix movie Okja stokes unwarranted GMO fears ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Thu, 2017-08-17 05:59

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Viewpoint: Netflix movie Okja stokes unwarranted GMO fears ...
Genetic Literacy Project
The film about a fictitious evil corporation called "Mirando" that genetically engineers dangerous "superpigs" for food encapsulates all of the anti-GMO ...

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Weeding Out Vaccine Toxins: MMR, Glyphosate, and the Health of a Generation - Collective Evolution

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:32

Collective Evolution

Weeding Out Vaccine Toxins: MMR, Glyphosate, and the Health of a Generation
Collective Evolution
Thus, glyphosate residue in food sets a child up to fail following an MMR vaccine. Wheat, barley, oats, chick ... Some of the highest levels of glyphosate have been found as a contaminant in these non-GMO foods, so eating “non-GMO” is not adequate for ...

Does the Biotech Industry Control What We Know About GMOs? - Organic Authority

Tue, 2017-08-15 02:17

Organic Authority

Does the Biotech Industry Control What We Know About GMOs?
Organic Authority
Some of the confusion surrounding GMO food, of course, is due to the fact that the research is ever evolving. “There isn't a large body of evidence illustrating the dangers of GMOs,” explains Mark Kastel, co-founder of the Cornucopia Institute, an ...

Then They Came For Ben & Jerry's - Townhall

Fri, 2017-08-11 22:01

Townhall

Then They Came For Ben & Jerry's
Townhall
Ben & Jerry's ice cream had to figure it would be one of the last firms in America to come under attack from the liberal misinformation complex. It has created flavors to honor Democrat politicians, contributed to Democrat campaigns and positioned ...

Netflix Show 'Okja' Takes on GMO Debate - Healthline

Fri, 2017-08-11 15:38

Healthline

Netflix Show 'Okja' Takes on GMO Debate
Healthline
“There are people who say the danger of GM foods is being overly exaggerated, but nobody is able to prove their safety either,” Bong told the BBC. It's possible viewers aren't likely walk to away from “Okja” feeling GMOs are tolerable. “Okja” paints a ...

Reality Check: Netflix's 'Okja' serves up anti-GMO fears with its super pig - AiPT! Comics

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:08

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Reality Check: Netflix's 'Okja' serves up anti-GMO fears with its super pig
AiPT! Comics
This makes me wonder if Bong, Ronson's co-writer, was more responsible for the anti-GMO elements in the film. In a recent interview with the BBC, Bong said, “It is reasonable to fear the potential disasters and dangers that genetically-modified foods ...

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Reality Check: Netflix's 'Okja' Serves Up Anti-GMO Fears with its Super Pig - AiPT! Comics

Fri, 2017-08-11 05:08

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Reality Check: Netflix's 'Okja' Serves Up Anti-GMO Fears with its Super Pig
AiPT! Comics
This makes me wonder if Bong, Ronson's co-writer, was more responsible for the anti-GMO elements in the film. In a recent interview with the BBC, Bong said, “It is reasonable to fear the potential disasters and dangers that genetically-modified foods ...

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Canadians Are First to Sample Genetically Modified Salmon - Discover Magazine (blog)

Thu, 2017-08-10 15:08

Discover Magazine (blog)

Canadians Are First to Sample Genetically Modified Salmon
Discover Magazine (blog)
Tests by the FDA and Canadian regulatory agencies revealed no potential dangers from ingesting the fish. Nevertheless, two Canadian grocery store chains have pledged not to sell the GMO salmon, and Vigilance OGM, an environmentalist group, protested ...
Ideological hypocrisy? Environmentalists once supported land-based aquaculture—until it included genetically ...Genetic Literacy Project

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Ideological hypocrisy? Environmentalists once supported land-based aquaculture—until it included genetically ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Thu, 2017-08-10 06:00

Genetic Literacy Project

Ideological hypocrisy? Environmentalists once supported land-based aquaculture—until it included genetically ...
Genetic Literacy Project
The incidents highlight a strange twist in the plot involving efforts by anti-GMO environmental groups, like Food and Water Watch, to halt commercial production of the world's first genetically engineered salmon — a fish that grows to full size about ...

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Summer Food Policy Round-Up: Questlove, Sonny Perdue, GMO Moths, and More - Modern Farmer

Mon, 2017-08-07 19:49

Modern Farmer

Summer Food Policy Round-Up: Questlove, Sonny Perdue, GMO Moths, and More
Modern Farmer
Last summer was a huge turning point in the debate over genetically-engineered foods: Congress passed the first-ever GMO labeling legislation, which forces food companies to disclose genetically engineered ingredients, though not necessarily on ...

Shameless Fear-mongering – Versus Reality - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

Mon, 2017-08-07 09:02

Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

Shameless Fear-mongering – Versus Reality
Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)
Mechanized agriculture – coupled with modern fertilizers, hybrid and GMO seeds, irrigation and other advances – enable smaller numbers of farmers to produce bumper crops that feed billions, using less land, water and insecticides. ... Hundreds of ...

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Dopamine neurons may regulate our biological clock - Medical News Today

Mon, 2017-08-07 01:17

Medical News Today

Dopamine neurons may regulate our biological clock
Medical News Today
The genetically modified group of mice was much slower to adapt to the schedule shift compared with its control counterparts. This indicated to the researchers that dopamine signaling between the VTA and the SCN is necessary for circadian rhythm ...

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Doctors refuted the myths about the dangers of GMO products - www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

Sun, 2017-08-06 13:10

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Doctors refuted the myths about the dangers of GMO products
www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)
According to geneticists, the myths about GMO foods are the result of propaganda. The researchers believe the changes in the genotype of foods positive historic step. Food becomes more resistant to penetration of pathogenic bacteria that can stay ...

ABLE-AG writes to PM Modi on GM mustard debate - Livemint

Fri, 2017-08-04 16:01

Livemint

ABLE-AG writes to PM Modi on GM mustard debate
Livemint
New Delhi: In a counter to the intense opposition to GM mustard from civil society, a forum representing India's biotechnology sector has now written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling anti-genetically modified crops activists “anti-national” and ...

Shameless Fear-Mongering … Versus Reality - Townhall

Thu, 2017-08-03 22:01

Townhall

Shameless Fear-Mongering … Versus Reality
Townhall
Moreover, while it helps trap solar heat and keep Earth inhabitable, CO2 is the polar opposite of a “dangerous pollutant.” CO2 is vital plant food and fertilizer, essential for photosynthesis. Without it, life on Earth would cease to exist. In ...

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MySuperFoods Partners With No Fuss Lunch, Bringing Healthy Options to New Jersey Area Schools - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 2017-08-03 13:22

MySuperFoods Partners With No Fuss Lunch, Bringing Healthy Options to New Jersey Area Schools
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Currently serving 57 schools in New Jersey, each No Fuss Lunch is organic, non-GMO, and free of white flour, white sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and MSG. Their well-rounded meals include an entrée with whole grains, grass-fed ... adds Katie ...

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Internal Emails Reveal Monsanto Knew About (and Hid) the Dangers of Glyphosate - Organic Authority

Thu, 2017-08-03 03:21

Internal Emails Reveal Monsanto Knew About (and Hid) the Dangers of Glyphosate
Organic Authority
More than 75 documents released Tuesday in a lawsuit against agrochemical and genetically modified seed giant Monsanto reveal internal debate with regard to the safety of the company's glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup. The documents, which were ...