A rebuttal to Mark Bittman’s NYT op-ed

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The following is an excerpt.

New York Times food writer Mark Bittman seems to have a “thing” about biotechnology — the same sort of thing that Creationists have about Darwinism.  Relentlessly negative and increasingly bizarre, he rationalizes his prejudices with misrepresentations and complete falsehoods.  Although the statement has become something of a cliché, it is nevertheless true that Bittman is entitled to his own opinions but not to his own facts.  His latest screed, “Why Do GMO’s Need Protection” (April 2), contains one factual error after another.

Read the full article here: The New York Times’ Mark Bittman Offers Poisoned Food For Thought

Related article:  Viewpoint: How organic activists use intimidation and character assassination to attack GMOs
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