CNN features outrageous anti-GE views

The following is an edited excerpt.

The latest frightful example of GE fear-mongering aired Monday on CNN. It was a piece about the mysterious genetically modified (GM) wheat recently found in an Oregon farm field.

On Monday, CNN dove into the story with a 3-minute segment that starts off this way:

The discovery of genetically modified wheat in a field in Oregon is a growing concern around the world.

How so? Well, the piece does feature several farmers legitimately worried about not being able to sell their winter crop to GMO-averse countries in Asia. But CNN also wanted to show a freak-out on the home front, so it interviewed an anti-GMO parent.

Read the full post here: Watch Out For Those Genetically Modified Hamburger Buns!

 

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