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IARC assessment of glyphosate only served to confuse policy makers, public

Adam Sopko | 
On March 20, 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) labeled glyphosate, the most commonly used herbicide in the world, ...

Response to Union of Concerned Scientists: Fears about Arctic apple are misleading

Steve Savage | 
As a consumer and as an agricultural scientist, I’m looking forward to the introduction of the Arctic® apple, which is nearing ...
Agent Orange redux? Dr. Oz called out for fear-mongering on newest GMO products

Agent Orange redux? Dr. Oz called out for fear-mongering on newest GMO products

Steve Savage | 
Dr. Oz, infamous for his promotion of alternative medicine remedies and organic foods, and for his scaring people about chemical ...
Anti-GMO claim examined: Does genetic engineering foster monoculture?

Anti-GMO claim examined: Does genetic engineering foster monoculture?

Steve Savage | 
Do GMO crops "foster monoculture?" Plant pathologist Steve Savage dives into the cropping histories of the Midwest's Corn Belt and ...

Organic apple growers not threatened by GE apples but impractical re-defining of genetic ‘contamination’ in organic standards

Steve Savage | 
There is an interesting new "GMO" apple nearing approval in the US and in Canada called the "Arctic Apple." Certain ...

Busting organic myth: Pesticide residues widely present in organic foods

Steve Savage | 
There are several different reasons people are willing to pay more for organic produce, but many consumers do so believing that it ...

Agricultural scientist Steve Savage: Am I A “Shill For Big Ag?

Steve Savage | 
Because I blog, speak, and comment in support of various agricultural technologies, I am routinely accused of being a "shill ...
Can botched handling of the trans-fats controversy shed light on the GMO labeling debate?

Can botched handling of the trans-fats controversy shed light on the GMO labeling debate?

Steve Savage | 
Trendy "healthy" labels of foods containing trans-fats raised their popularity, but now the Food and Drug Administration has banned them ...

Steve Savage: USDA should deregulate Arctic Apples

Steve Savage | 
(Summary) Steve Savage, agriculture scientist specializing in plant pathology, recently came out in support of the deregulation of the genetically ...
Behind the science of GMOs lies human achievement

Behind the science of GMOs lies human achievement

Steve Savage | 
The debate around GMOs seems to miss an important point - that the technology was born from scientific investigation, not ...

Is there really GMO pot?

Steve Savage | 
An interesting issue came up through my volunteer work for the new website, "GMOAnswers.com." Apparently some pot users are concerned that ...
Agricultural scientist Steve Savage reflects on the anti-GMO bill in Hawaii

Agricultural scientist Steve Savage reflects on the anti-GMO bill in Hawaii

Steve Savage | 
Steve Savage went to Hawaii to try to combat the anti-GMO hysteria surrounding Bill 2491. Farmers who work on the ...

Organic farmers depend on decidedly inorganic crops

Steve Savage | 
The following is an excerpt. Fertilizer that comes from cows or other animals does not really originate with them.  Manure from cows ...

Counting the cost of the anti-GMO movement

Steve Savage | 
There is a long and growing list of agricultural, environmental, and health improvement that "could have been" if the anti-GMO ...