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Argentina approves first drought-resistant, herbicide-tolerant GMO soybean

The Argentine government approved the first soy that is tolerant to drought and that also combines better weed control by ...
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Viewpoint: FDA pesticide report should alleviate public fears of chemicals in food, but no one is listening

The International Food Information Council Foundation’s (IFIC) 2018 Food & Health survey identified carcinogens or cancer-causing chemicals in food as ...
There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

There are literally no more studies we can do to show glyphosate is safe, expert says

Several days ago I wrote a column about the wrong-headed claim that glyphosate is a carcinogen and the huge number of tort ...
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Oxitec, Gates Foundation aim to curb pesticide-resistant insects, malaria with new ‘self-limiting mosquito’

Oxitec [a] UK-based biotechnology company ..... [October 18] announced that it is expanding its collaboration with the Bill & Melinda ...
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Mother Nature? More like ‘Mad Scientist Mama’—creator of chemicals good and bad for humans

Nature is not some sort of cosmic mother figure. On the contrary, nature is composed of diverse biological and physical ...
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After successful demonization campaign against herbicide glyphosate, anti-GMO activists and environmental groups take aim at atrazine

In July, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued an extensive report that reviewed decades of science and declared that a ...
Sustainability failure: Anti-GMO France's 10-year effort to slash pesticide use boosted spraying by 12%

Sustainability failure: Anti-GMO France’s 10-year effort to slash pesticide use boosted spraying by 12%

In 2008, the French government announced a dramatic shift in agricultural policy, calling for pesticide use to be slashed in ...
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Viewpoint: It’s time to replace our fear-based genetic engineering regulations

In the early 1970s a group of scientists -- none involved in agriculture or food -- raised concerns about the ...
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Viewpoint: Europe has traded crop biotechnology for ‘faith-based’ agroecology

We are living in a new Dark Age in Europe where innovation and technology are being rejected at an alarming ...
Viewpoint: Should we be concerned that three biotech companies may control 70 percent of agrochemical industry?

Viewpoint: Should we be concerned that three biotech companies may control 70 percent of agrochemical industry?

In the past two years alone, three major corporate mergers have begun to reshape what was an already concentrated international ...
Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

The Guardian published an article by Sam Levin and Carey Gillam [on October 7] about the “new era of cancer lawsuits ...
Billionaires and Bacteria are Racing to Save Us From Death by Fertilizer

Billionaires and Bacteria are Racing to Save Us From Death by Fertilizer

It was January 15, 1881, and the U.S. envoy to Peru had to duck for cover .... Chile had invaded Peru ...
'Gold standard' assessing neonicotinoids: Field bee hive studies find pesticides not major source of health issues

‘Gold standard’ assessing neonicotinoids: Field bee hive studies find pesticides not major source of health issues

Some lab studies but almost no field ones suggest neonicotinoid pesticides are harming bee health. Why is there such a ...
Glyphosate-cancer case appeal: Judge inclined to set aside $250 million of damages, order new trial

Glyphosate-cancer case appeal: Judge inclined to set aside $250 million of damages, order new trial

Bayer AG won a tentative ruling slashing the lion’s share of a $289 million verdict in the first trial over claims ...
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Viewpoint: Roundup is a ‘timid cousin’ of dangerous pesticides, and a blessing to agriculture

The public has found its witch to burn. Glyphosate — or, colloquially, Roundup — is shackled to the stake in ...
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Arkansas farmers defy authorities, spray banned GMO dicamba resistant soybean and cotton

The fields and back roads of eastern Arkansas were a crime scene this past summer. State inspectors stopped alongside fields ...
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Viewpoint: Link between bee death and glyphosate still a ‘far-fetched’ story

Glyphosate is a herbicide, in other words, it is toxic to plants. Its target enzyme is not found in insects ...
Beet production drops, plant diseases threaten comeback following EU's neonicotinoid ban, farmers say

Beet production drops, plant diseases threaten comeback following EU’s neonicotinoid ban, farmers say

Two weeks after Acor started the new beet reception campaign at the milling plant in Olmedo (Valladolid), field inspections continue ...
Why organic apple farmers spray their trees with insecticides 32 times on average during each growing season

Why organic apple farmers spray their trees with insecticides 32 times on average during each growing season

A lot of people buy organic foods because they believe organic means free from chemicals and pesticides. But the truth ...
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Ex-Reuters reporter Carey Gillam: Anti-Monsanto crusader or obsessed anti-GMO activist?

[Carey Gillam] the longtime reporter, who now works for a consumer advocacy group, is pegged by her detractors as an activist at ...
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Environmental groups ‘hijack’ bee death narrative to push political agenda, citrus farmer says

As we enter the fall months, it is safe to say the 2017-18 California citrus crop year was a success ...
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Controversy emerges over proposed bill blocking local preemption of federal pesticide regulations

In the past three years, Irvine went from treating its parks .... with more than .... 60 gallons of synthetic ...
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Why are all Roundup-cancer lawsuits filed in the US?

The unique conditions present in the U.S. led to the filing of more than 8,000 court claims alleging the use ...
Viewpoint: Activists promotion of 'fog of misinformation' about GMOs challenges science communicators

Viewpoint: Activists promotion of ‘fog of misinformation’ about GMOs challenges science communicators

Activists spend all day peddling nonsense. If they spent that kind of time on constructive issues…sigh. [A] local radio station ...
Beyond pesticides: Engineered crops that fertilize themselves from air

Beyond pesticides: Engineered crops that fertilize themselves from air

Plants are surrounded by nitrogen, but it's unusable as found in the atmosphere. Scientists may be able to change that ...
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Viewpoint: Experts must ‘shut down’ junk science on social media before it causes real damage

[A] new study by the Pew Research Center found over two out of three Americans (68 percent) now get at least some ...
'Chemical free' organic industry's unacknowledged 'pesticide problem'

‘Chemical free’ organic industry’s unacknowledged ‘pesticide problem’

The organic label is often touted as meaning "pesticide free" and has become a rallying cry for anti-GMO activists. But ...
Conflicting pesticide regulations may fuel needless food safety disputes

Conflicting pesticide regulations may fuel needless food safety disputes

Since 1961, the Codex Alimentarius has provided a common set of standards for food safety, ranging from nutrition labeling to ...