Genetic Literacy Project’s Top 6 Stories for the Week, March 19, 2017

From this past week, here are the #GLPTop6 among many great stories on human and agriculture genetics around the world. Please share and help spread the news!

  1. Glyphosate found ‘not carcinogenic’: Key European safety agency joins consensus view on herbicide’s safety | Andrew Porterfield
  2. Glyphosate: Dangerous chemical or anti-GMO bogeyman? | Tim Barker
  3. Organic activists claim organic Ruby Red grapefruits and durum wheat are GMOs in disguise | Andrew Porterfield
  4. French men getting less sexy? As sperm counts slide, activists point to pesticides, scientists to vegetables | Hank Campbell
  5. To make farming more sustainable, don’t mimic nature — do it better | Andrew McGuire
  6. UN Commission report promoting organics, critical of pesticides challenged as biased | Iida Ruishalme
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