GMO peace treaty: Mark Lynas lays out 7 steps to stop the fighting

GMO peace treaty: Mark Lynas lays out 7 steps to stop the fighting

The following is part of a speech by environmental writer and activist Mark Lynas at the 2018 Oxford Farming Conference [W]hat ...
Viewpoint: Use Amazon Smile to support real charities—not Non-GMO Project's fearmongering

Viewpoint: Use Amazon Smile to support real charities—not Non-GMO Project’s fearmongering

Many people will turn to the Internet this year for holiday shopping, with Amazon being a popular choice. Savvy shoppers ...
Organic food helps you get pregnant? Media outlets fall for 'activist science'

Organic food helps you get pregnant? Media outlets fall for ‘activist science’

[Editor's note: Terence Bradshaw is a research associate at the University of Vermont. He has a PhD in plant & soil science.] ...
Science Moms hit back at anti-GMO group's Monsanto 'shill' accusations

Science Moms hit back at anti-GMO group’s Monsanto ‘shill’ accusations

[Editor's note: Alison Bernstein, Anastasia Bodnar, Jenny Splitter, Kavin Senapathy, Layla Katiraee, and Natalie Newell are part of a group called Science ...
Video: How glyphosate herbicide enables no-till, environmentally friendly farming

Video: How glyphosate herbicide enables no-till, environmentally friendly farming

[Editor's note: Jake Freestone is the manager of an arable and sheep LEAF Demonstration Farm in Tewkesbury, England.] [N]o-till or zero-till, ...
Viewpoint: ‘Clean eating’ is pseudoscience

Viewpoint: ‘Clean eating’ is pseudoscience

[Editor's note: Dr. Steven Novella is an academic clinical neurologist at Yale University School of Medicine.] Eating “clean” is the ...
Viewpoint: Attacks against ‘Monsanto shill’ illustrate ridiculous claims of anti-GMO lobbyists

Viewpoint: Attacks against ‘Monsanto shill’ illustrate ridiculous claims of anti-GMO lobbyists

[Editor’s note: David Zaruk is the Risk-Monger. He has been an EU risk and science communications specialist since 2000, active ...
Rich people care more about perceived 'naturalness', environmental impact than lower-income food buyers

Rich people care more about perceived ‘naturalness’, environmental impact than lower-income food buyers

[Editor’s Note: Jayson Lusk is a food and agricultural economist and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University.] ...
Many consumers mistakenly believe organic and non-GMO labels are interchangeable

Many consumers mistakenly believe organic and non-GMO labels are interchangeable

[Editor’s Note: Jayson Lusk is a food and agricultural economist and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University.] ...
Butterfly phobia: The one food label this dietitian says is best to avoid

Butterfly phobia: The one food label this dietitian says is best to avoid

[Editor's note: Nicole Rodriguez is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.] Every day is Election Day - at the grocery store. Here's ...
Viewpoint: Mayo Clinic's embarrassing embrace of 'alternative' and 'complementary' medicine now includes nutrition

Viewpoint: Mayo Clinic’s embarrassing embrace of ‘alternative’ and ‘complementary’ medicine now includes nutrition

[Editor's note: Kevin Klatt is a PhD candidate in nutritional sciences at Cornell University.] The prestigious Mayo Clinic regularly gets itself ...
Viewpoint: Farmers not trapped into annually buying patented GMO seeds

Viewpoint: Farmers not trapped into annually buying patented GMO seeds

[There] is one myth that often gets used as a criticism against genetic engineered crops. This myth usually takes the ...
Wine grapes case study: How modern crop management has led to dramatic reductions in pesticide use

Wine grapes case study: How modern crop management has led to dramatic reductions in pesticide use

[Editor's note: Steve Savage is a plant pathologist who has been working in agricultural technology for over 35 years.] Grapes grown ...
Viewpoint on the STEM gender gap: Why women are less represented in most sciences

Viewpoint on the STEM gender gap: Why women are less represented in most sciences

[Editor's note: Scott Alexander is a psychiatrist practicing in the US Midwest.] An article by [author and management professor] Adam ...
Controversy over GMO labeling has not increased public health concerns, survey finds

Controversy over GMO labeling has not increased public health concerns, survey finds

The Food Demand Survey has been conducted nationwide and monthly since May of 2013.  In November of 2014, two states ...
Oyster crackers deception: Dissecting Westminster Bakers' Non-GMO label scam

Oyster crackers deception: Dissecting Westminster Bakers’ Non-GMO label scam

[Editor's note: James Cooper holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Ohio State University.] So what does that mean for oyster ...
Does the US grow too much GMO corn and soy, most used for livestock?

Does the US grow too much GMO corn and soy, most used for livestock?

[Editor’s Note: Jayson Lusk is a food and agricultural economist and head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University.] ...
Berkeley professor Zilberman: No, Michael Pollan, Food Evolution movie is not 'propaganda'

Berkeley professor Zilberman: No, Michael Pollan, Food Evolution movie is not ‘propaganda’

[Editor's note: David Zilberman is a professor of agriculture and resource economics at the University of California Berkeley.] Food Evolution is a ...
Kevin Folta: 'Berkeley 45' has opportunity to rethink 'activist aided' attack on Food Evolution movie

Kevin Folta: ‘Berkeley 45’ has opportunity to rethink ‘activist aided’ attack on Food Evolution movie

[Editor’s note: Kevin Folta is a molecular biologist and chair of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida.] The release of ...
'Ready and waiting': Why hasn't even one vitamin-enriched GMO crop been approved?

‘Ready and waiting’: Why hasn’t even one vitamin-enriched GMO crop been approved?

[Editor's note: Sterling Ericsson is a biology focused science communicator with a degree in molecular biology.] Traditional artificial breeding methods have been ...
Viewpoint: Experimental design flaws make it difficult to draw conclusions from 'landmark' neonicotinoid and bee studies

Viewpoint: Experimental design flaws make it difficult to draw conclusions from ‘landmark’ neonicotinoid and bee studies

[Editor's note: Alma Laney is a research associate at Kansas State University. He has a PhD in plant science.] By ...
Hawaiian GMO farmer on Food Evolution doc: Saving papaya from extinction is not 'propaganada'

Hawaiian GMO farmer on Food Evolution doc: Saving papaya from extinction is not ‘propaganada’

[Editor's note: Joni Kamiya is a family farmer growing GMO papaya on Hawaii's North Shore.] The [GMO] papaya works, it ...
'Science moms' defend Food Evolution movie against Zen Honeycutt's 'propaganda' accusation

‘Science moms’ defend Food Evolution movie against Zen Honeycutt’s ‘propaganda’ accusation

[Written by Alison Bernstein, Layla Katiraee, Jenny Splitter, Kavin Senapathy, and Anastasia Bodnar.] Despite numerous statements that the producers had creative ...
Letter denouncing Food Evolution as 'propaganda' misses opportunity for constructive GMO discussion

Letter denouncing Food Evolution as ‘propaganda’ misses opportunity for constructive GMO discussion

[Terrance Bradshaw is the director of the University of Vermont's Apple and Grape Program and Horticulture Research and Education Center ...
Marion Nestle shuts down blog's comments section, blames 'Monsanto-funded GMO trolls' for flooding site

Marion Nestle shuts down blog’s comments section, blames ‘Monsanto-funded GMO trolls’ for flooding site

With regret, I asked my site managers at Cre8d to block all future comments to this site. The GMO trolls—people who ...
Opinion: Food patents immoral? Anti-GMO argument isn't based on logic or science

Opinion: Food patents immoral? Anti-GMO argument isn’t based on logic or science

[Editor's note: "Fallacy Man" is the pseudonym for a PhD biology student who blogs at The Logic of Science.] ["It’s morally wrong ...
Everything you need to know about the evolving fiasco over IARC's glyphosate cancer designation

Everything you need to know about the evolving fiasco over IARC’s glyphosate cancer designation

In 2015, the  International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reviewed research data regarding Monsanto’s glyphosate weed killer, also known ...
Marion Nestle: 'GMO propaganda' film Food Evolution quoted me 'out of context'

Marion Nestle: ‘GMO propaganda’ film Food Evolution quoted me ‘out of context’

[Editor's note: Marion Nestle is a professor of nutrition, food studies, and public health at New York University. She is featured ...