Why biotech crop advocates should stop saying ‘GMOs are safe’

| | June 14, 2017
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The anti-GMO movement has perfected the art of cherry picking.

Take the mainstream media headlines that scream “GMOs are safe!” The articles are generally very fact based and provide all the citations one could ever hope for. Unfortunately, because doubt is their product, these extremists only need to refute the headline and not the rest of the article.

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Their “refutations” typically sound like the typical science denial mantra, a mixture of fact and fantasy. They accurately explain that science can never be 100 percent certain that anything is safe or certain.

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The problem is that they are right, which is why we need to be wary of the terms we use….

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Read full, original post: We need to stop saying ‘GMOs are safe’

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