Infographic: Who to trust—and who not to trust—about food and farming

With conflicting claims about scientific topics everywhere on the internet, it’s hard to know who to trust. This is especially difficult when activists create academic-sounding groups like the “Institute for Responsible Technology” or the “Center for Biological Diversity.” Mainstream science and medical institutions such as the National Academy of Sciences and the American Medical Association remain the most reliable sources of evidence-backed information on controversial science topics.

Read the GLP’s profiles on Environmental Working Group, Charles Benbrook, Consumer Reports and other unreliable sources of information on science and food.

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