Fear and loathing of GE at the Los Angeles Times

The following is an edited excerpt.

There’s plenty of inaccurate, misleading and ungrammatical information on the Internet, of course, but last week I was surprised to see it on the opinion page of one of the nation’s premier newspapers – an uninformed, inarticulate diatribe about genetic engineering by Los Angeles Times editorial writer and occasional columnist Karin Klein.

Klein wasted no time getting it wrong: The very first sentence of her piece was a non sequitur — “There’s a dearth of evidence that genetically engineered food is dangerous to human health — but that doesn’t mean consumers are wrong to have concerns about its effect on the environment and on non-bioengineered crops.”

Read the full story here: Fear And Loathing Of Genetic Engineering At The Los Angeles Times

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