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Mark Lynas: Liar and corporate shill?

Anti-GMO activists accuse Mark Lynas of inflating his role in the anti-GMO movement, as well as accepting payoffs from a ...
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Can a rose catch your cold? Threat of ‘killer’ viral plant gene is latest anti-GMO rant

The latest "greatest danger to ever face humanity" has emerged from an obscure, technical study in GM Crops & Foods, ...
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The myth of India’s ‘GM genocide’

Several news outlets are reporting that GM crops are causing a wave suicides in Indian farmers, but the theory isn't ...
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Can biotechnology be open-source?

As the Supreme Court watches Monsanto battle small farmers over GMO patent rights, some are suggesting that open-source biotechnology could ...
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How one activist’s apology changes the GMO debate

In the wake of Mark Lynas' public apology, the challenge now posed to environmentalists is to rely on science everywhere ...
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GMOs and The Mark Lynas Conversion: Round Two Roundup

The GLP digs through the fallout from Mark Lynas's public "conversion" from anti-GMO to pro-science activist ...
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Washington State GMO labeling efforts are light on science

Anti-GMO groups in Washington state, whose citizens will vote on a labeling law next November, are presenting deceptive information about ...
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Getting GM salmon to dinner table faces political hurdles

Now that the FDA has declared GM salmon safe to eat, the fish could become more abundant and less expensive ...
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Center for Genetics in Society excuses White House politicization of FDA, blasts GM salmon

The Biopolitical Times attacks GLP for reporting that the White House illegally and unethically intervened in a scientific review process ...
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White House lifts political block on GE salmon

The Food and Drug Administration today released an electronic version of its Environmental Assessment for a genetically modified (GM) salmon ...
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The global transgenic menagerie

Both sides of the debate over genetic modification in animals -- AquaBounty's “Frankenfish” salmon included -- tend to make it ...
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FDA AquaBounty Draft Environmental Assessment Summary

Here are the four leaked pages of the April 19, 2012 FDA AquaBounty Draft Environmental Assessment Summary ...
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Is the White House interfering with a scientific review?

Leaked documents from the FDA suggest that the first transgenic animal to be considered for federal approval in the U.S ...
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Australian debate over Seralini paper continues

The Australian anti-GMO NGO Safe Food Foundation has reaffirmed its support for the much-derided Seralini paper in the wake of ...
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Justice Department ends Monsanto Investigation

While we were celebrating Thanksgiving, Monsanto had much to be thankful for, too. Last month, the Department of Justice quietly ...
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Justice Department ends Monsanto Investigation

While we were celebrating Thanksgiving, Monsanto had much to be thankful for, too. Last month, the Department of Justice quietly ...
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India’s GM food hypocrisy

India's relationship with genetic engineering in agriculture is in total disarray, the victim of activists' scaremongering and government pandering ...
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Kenya issues blanket GMO ban

Kenya, one of the first African countries to legalize GM technology, used to be recognized as a leader in that ...
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USDA urges consideration of GMO crop insurance; Organic farmers howl

The USDA's new report, “Enchancing Coexistence,” advocates a crop insurance pilot program for farmers harmed by cross-pollination from GM crops ...
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Misrepresentations dogged both sides of Prop 37 campaign

The Yes on 37 campaign argued that it lost due to “lies, dirty tricks, and $45 million” spent by the ...
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Scientists respond to controversial Séralini maize study

The fallout continues over the questionable study by French molecular biologist Gilles-Eric Seralini of rats fed genetically engineered rice. Food ...
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Prop 37 defeated: a retrospective

California's Proposition 37 -- which would have required labeling of genetically modified foods -- failed to pass last night. While ...
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Prop 37: An initiative in need of its own warning label

Prop 37 doesn’t deliver what it promises. It's plagued with inconsistencies about what qualifies for a label. Prop 37 isn’t ...
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Mother Jones makes case against Prop 37

California's Proposition 37, a ballot initiative that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods, is coming down to the ...
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Debating the alleged dangers of genetically modified crops

The Australian science site The Conversation recently carried a story from a scientist with CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, challenging ...
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NPR busts anti-GM crop myths

Activists and organic farmers resort to spreading disinformation and myths to stir public opinion against biotechnology. NPR's Dan Charles takes ...
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Junk science used to promote Proposition 37

Even if the California ballot measure mandating the labeling of genetically modified food measure goes down, the campaign on behalf ...
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Malpractice on Dr. Oz: Pop health expert hosts anti-GM food rant; Scientists push back

The talk show health and science advice program hit a new low with Dr. Mehment Oz’s recent foray into the ...