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Golden Rice, Part 4: Cost-effective GMO crop can save lives and dramatically boost developing economies

Golden Rice is safe, and there is excellent human evidence that it will work ...
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Viewpoint: Debunking 6 activist ‘lies’ about the GMO Impossible burger

A look at some persistent lies about bio-engineered soy ...
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More than one-third of Americans do not know that foods with zero genetically modified ingredients contain genes—and why that matters

More than a third of Americans think that only GMO foods contain genes. Even worse--people aren't looking to scientists to ...
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‘Circular sustainability’: Beer makers turn booze into bread to combat food waste

The efforts of the beer industry point to significant progress in the battle against food waste ...
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Viewpoint: USDA GMO labeling plan is pointless, expensive—and probably unconstitutional

The scientific consensus is that mandatory GMO labeling fails every test — scientific, economic, legal, and common-sense ...
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Scrambled DNA fragments could open doors to higher crop yields, new herbicides

Plants have shown a wide range of reactions after being edited with random bits of genetic material. Some grow faster ...
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Viewpoint: Will FDA finally crack down on ‘false and misleading’ Non-GMO Project labels?

How much will mega food companies care until FDA decides to enforce the law? ...
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Golden Rice, Part 2: Will nutritionally enhanced rice work and help solve malnutrition in developing countries?

For more than a quarter of a century, vitamin A deficiency (VAD) has been recognized by the United Nations as ...
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Viewpoint: Organic agriculture subsidies finance ‘anti-modernist’ farming ideology

The health and environmental benefits claimed by organic agriculture are based on shaky scientific foundations ...
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Viewpoint: Why we can’t seem to bridge the gulf that divides pro- and anti-GMO forces

The opposition to GMOs is based not on scientific evidence, but on personal values and ideology. In effect, the two ...
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Viewpoint: Lab-grown meat should replace farm animals as food

Why so many people resist cultured meat -- and why they shouldn't ...
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Golden Rice, Part 1: The story of a GMO crop that could benefit billions of children a year

For billions of people, the stakes could not be higher ...
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Viewpoint: Regulators should embrace the Vatican’s decade-old endorsement of GMOs

If only legislators and regulators would “get religion" and take the Pontifical Academy’s decade-old recommendations to heart ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO forces in Nigeria have abandoned reason and the nation’s best interests

Protecting health and and food security is best done through dialogue and education, not threats and smear campaigns ...
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Why the ‘chemical free’ organic industry has a ‘pesticide problem’

The organic label is often touted as meaning "pesticide free" and has become a rallying cry for anti-GMO activists. But ...
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Viewpoint: Glyphosate harms bees? Anti-biotech campaigners attempt to revive debunked myth blaming world’s most used herbicide

"The honeybee is in no way endangered. If there’s a top ten list of what’s killing honey bee colonies, I’d ...
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Genetically engineered trees could save our forests—but it won’t be an easy fix

A biotech tree could simultaneously increase and decrease the wildness of a forest ...
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Viewpoint: The ‘thrilling’ innovations that ushered in the biotechnology revolution may not be enough to combat the huge anti-GMO propaganda machine

Scientists need to promote and defend the relevance of their science, even after it has left their lab ...
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Uganda’s anti-GMO activists blamed for stonewalling nation’s new biosafety rules

A campaign by non-governmental organizations is determined to keep Uganda free of GMOs ...
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Does Big Ag control farmers through seeds patents? Farmers don’t think so.

Farmers have a wide range of choices for seeds, including conventional and GMO. And most, for economic and performance rather ...
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Viewpoint: Defending IARC’s designation of glyphosate as carcinogenic undermines evidence-based science

The apologetics of the decision's defenders are becoming all too predictable ...
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‘Regenerative’ is the new buzz word in agriculture. Does the sustainability hype match reality?

The goal should be sustainability, not trying to advance an ideology ...
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Viewpoint: 300 scientists say FDA’s plan to regulate CRISPR-edited animals as drugs will effectively shut down innovation

This proposed regulatory approach for genome editing in animals will make it cost prohibitive for both U.S. researchers and livestock ...
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African farmers look to genetic engineering in fight against plant diseases and pests

The benefits of genetic engineering will not come to fruition in Africa if the opponents of the technology continue to ...
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Censorship of biotech researchers? Geneticist Kevin Folta excluded from gardening workshop after orchestrated anti-GMO social media attacks

Folta says this incident is typical of the harassment biotech researchers have experienced at the hands of US-RTK and other ...
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Taming wild plants with CRISPR gene editing in quest to find new foods

A pilot project with groundcherries demonstrates the huge potential in gene editing wild plants for food ...