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Green fears: Why are pro-science liberals less embracing of GMO safety than conservatives?

[Editor’s note: Dan Kahan is a professor of psychology at Yale Law School. This is a follow-up to an earlier blog ...
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Understanding innovation’s ‘enemies’: Calestous Juma explores how new technologies can overcome social opposition

[Editor's Note: The following is a review of the book, "Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies" by Harvard ...
Conservatives who trust science more likely to view GMOs as safe than liberal counterparts, survey finds

Conservatives who trust science more likely to view GMOs as safe than liberal counterparts, survey finds

[Editor's note: Dan Kahan is a professor of psychology at Yale Law School.]  [I]n 2010, the General Social Survey (GSS) asked ...
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Challenging Danny Hakim’s New York Times claim that Monsanto conspired to cover up glyphosate dangers

[Editor's note: Alex Berezow is a microbiologist and a senior fellow of biomedical science at the American Council on Science ...
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Toxin, glyphosate, carcinogen: Story behind 3 most misused words in conventional vs. organic farming debate

[Editor's note: Marthélize Tredoux is a former scientist and co-owner and editor at Incogvino, a website that covers wine. By day, ...
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Mike Adams, Alex Jones and Joe Mercola: How the web turns quacks into science gurus

Welcome to the vast universe of self-built social media empires devoted to spreading false, misleading, and polarizing science and health ...
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Infographic: How GMO insect-resistant Bt crops work

[Editor's note: Karl Haro von Mogel earned his Ph.D. in plant breeding and plant genetics at UW-Madison, with a minor ...
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Building Trust For Food Technology Innovation Is A Long Process

Science alone will not build public support for controversial food and farming technologies. Innovation supporters need to encourage a consensus ...
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How 2016 Transformed The GMO Debate And Paved The Way For Consumer Acceptance

The debate over GMO food safety is over, although diehard opponents of farming innovations may not acknowledge it. Consumers want ...
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Nestlé bucks trend, won’t add GMO labels despite activist pressure

The organic faction is back at it with its bullying tactics. This time, they're going after Nestlé. In a February ...
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Environmentalists pressure Canadian schools to drop food waste webinar because it mentions non-browning GE apple

[Editor's note: Read the GLP's profile on the genetically engineered non-browning Arctic Apple and the potential for genetic engineering to ...
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Why hasn’t India embraced GM food as it did Green Revolution technologies?

[Editor's note: Vivian Fernandes is editor of Smart Indian Agriculture, a website devoted to promoting modern practices in agriculture including use ...
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Green genes: Germany’s top organic researcher says environmentalists should embrace CRISPR editing

[Editor's note: The following is a Q&A with Urs Niggli, director of the Research Institute for Organic Agriculture in Germany ...
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Should University Agricultural Research Scientists Partner With Industry?

Studies show research on GE crops is not significantly influenced by conflicts of Interest. However, it is important to remain ...
Even if organic food was as cheap as conventional, not everyone would buy it, study finds

Even if organic food was as cheap as conventional, not everyone would buy it, study finds

[Editor's note: Jayson Lusk is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University.] I presumed most ...
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Campbell’s Soup works with federal agencies to craft national GMO label

Drawing on extensive consumer research, The Campbell Soup Co.'s GMO disclosure labels on packs and online could serve as a ...
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National Academies: Conflict of interest claims directed at GMO report ‘unfair and disingenuous’

[Editor's note: The following is a statement by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in response to ...
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Getting Risk Right: Geoffrey Kabat’s book asks, “are we afraid of the wrong things?”

[Editor's note: Geoffrey Kabat is a cancer researcher and an epidemiologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.] Why do things that ...
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Is non-GMO label a ‘declaration of opposition to farmers, science?’

[Editor's note: Trevor Charles is a microbiologist at the University of Waterloo in Canada.] [M]y tweet about an example of a ...
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UK farmers push back against ‘pseudo-science attack’ on herbicide glyphosate

Hundreds of farmers across Britain are coming together in a concerted effort to show politicians and the public why glyphosate ...
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Tanzania’s first ever GMO field trial: Drought-tolerant, insect-resistant corn ‘shows promising results’

Tanzania's first-ever genetically-modified crop trial was planted only a 30-minute drive from the capital. ... A year ago the Tanzanian ...
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5 non-GMO ‘frankenfoods’ that can carry organic label

One of the most common food myths of our time is that GMOs are “frankenfoods” while heirloom or organic varieties ...
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When Celebrity And Science Collide: Hollywood And The Anti-Biotechnology Food Movement

Celebrityhood does not equate with science knowledge. The opinions of music and media stars are no more relevant to the ...
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Iowa farmer: 8 popular food companies that promote myths about GMOs

[Editor’s note: Michelle Miller, known on social media as the Farm Babe, raises lamb and beef cattle, and grows almost ...
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Bias at The New York Times? Stephanie Strom botches report on bees and neonicotinoid pesticides

Covering food and modern farming has not been the New York Times' strong point, writes GLP's Jon Entine. Is the ...
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He’s baaaack: Natural News restored to Google, as founder Mike Adams escalates ‘censorship’ claim

[Editor's note: NaturalNews.com was delisted from Google search results on February 23, 2017, for what was later revealed to be ...
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Transparency Helps Food Producers Increase Trust Processes And Products

Research shows that consumers hold food companies most responsible not only for labor issues, human rights and business ethics, but ...
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Precision agriculture: How big data can make farms more sustainable

Farmers have numerous sources of technology and data available to use in their operations, but many producers struggle with what ...