When journalists say really stupid stuff about genetic engineering

The following is an edited excerpt. 

I’ve been arguing that the worst misinformation and myths about genetically modified foods has spread from the anti-GMO fringes to the mainstream. A jaw-dropping example of this is provided by Michael Moss, an investigative reporter for the New York Times, who was recently interviewed by Marcus Mabry, a NYT colleague about the Monsanto protests that took place last weekend.

The interview lasts only a few minutes. Listen to the whole thing to fully appreciate its inanity. I’ve transcribed the exchanges that will blow your mind.

 

You gotta love it when an investigative reporter listens more to his family than to what scientists say.

Read the original excerpt in its entirety here: When journalists say really stupid stuff about GMOs

 

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