Science and GMOs are not the bad guys here

| | August 28, 2013
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Blogger Beth Hoffman, who is like me a Forbes contributor, tells us in a garbled polemic against genetically modified (GM) foods that,

Journalists on both sides of the argument seem to have forgotten there are many ways aside from “science” to describe the world around us, and that there are other highly effective tools out there to solve hunger and malnutrition besides genetic engineering.

In writing about Amy Harmon’s New York Times article on GM Golden Rice, Hoffman goes on to say that science has a credibility problem and cites the usual suspects, including DDT and tobacco, as examples.

These sweeping indictments of both science and journalism seem to demand counterpoint, especially if, like me, you’re a member of both groups.

Read the full, original story here: “Science And GMOs Are Not The Bad Guys Here” 

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