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Viewpoint: While Kind Bar debunks ‘healthy’ organic sugar claim, it promotes equally deceptive non-GMO labels

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
Dear Kind Bar: [On March 6] you delighted people in the agriculture and science communities. Clif Bar tried to shame ...
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Dear Anheuser-Busch, stop scaring people about alleged dangers of corn products to sell Bud Light

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
Anheuser-Busch caused quite a farm controversy with its Bud Light Super Bowl commercials. Remember, Bud Light bragged in those commercials ...
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Bioweapons research gets quiet OK from National Institutes of Health: Here’s why that could be ‘horrific’

Steven Salzberg | 
For more than a decade now, two scientists–one in the U.S. and one in the Netherlands–have been trying to create ...
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With lab-grown meat coming to our plates, will we be eating animals in 50 years?

Steven Novella | 
Climate change has altered the debate over the ethics of meat consumption, adding a new dimension that certainly changes the ...
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Viewpoint: How ‘lazy journalists’ helped anti-pesticide biologist Tyrone Hayes needlessly scare the public

Myles Power | 
What do you do when....someone asks to see the raw data that your dubious claims are based on? This was ...
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A look at the neglected ‘1%’ of biotech crops that slashed chemical use and boosted yields

Stuart Smyth | 
Last year on SAIFood we discussed the benefits of the four major genetically modified (GM) crops, canola, corn, cotton and ...
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Viewpoint: How monarch butterflies exposed the hypocrisy of anti-GMO Greenpeace

Myles Power | 
In the past, I have asked....two very silly sounding questions toward Greenpeace. Why do they like watermelons? And why do they like grapefruits? As ...
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A prominent report claims we must eat less meat to stay healthy. A prominent agriculture expert responds the evidence is ‘weak’, more values than science

Jayson Lusk | 
By now, I suspect many of you have seen the report by the EAT-Lancet Commission Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food ...
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Viewpoint: Bipartisan opposition to GMOs driven more by activist ‘propaganda’ than politics

Steven Novella | 
I have written extensively about GMOs....because it is the subject about which the difference between public opinion and the opinion of ...
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Why DNA ethnicity results are so unreliable

Roberta Estes | 
Everyone who received DNA test kits during the holiday season has hopefully spit or swabbed and mailed and is now ...
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We must end ‘over-regulation’ of crop gene editing to halt global food insecurity, says prominent Canadian agricultural scientist

Stuart Smyth | 
[W]hen it comes to food and agriculture, the future may be predictable, but it isn’t humorous. The current situation is ...
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Why a decline in mortality rates among very old people may be ‘an illusion’

Steven Salzberg | 
An intriguing phenomenon has emerged in recent years: among very old people, the rate at which people die appears to decline when ...
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Viewpoint: How Canadian farmers beat anti-GMO Greenpeace at its own game

Terry Daynard | 
I confess I don’t read that many books in a year – preferring shorter Internet features instead – but I’m ...
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Viewpoint: How to talk to your anti-GMO relatives during the holidays

David Zaruk | 
We all have them. This brother-in-law or sister-in-law, who is very active on social networks. You accepted his friendly request for family ...
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Can we feed a growing world population without using yield-boosting technologies?

Stuart Smyth | 
The production of food has environmental impacts, there is no way around this .... Nature is ruthless and weeds will ...
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Viewpoint: Science needs to embrace the difference between sex and gender—without abandoning the past

Jerry Coyne | 
Lots of sites, including three scientific societies, have rejected the new Health and Human Services guidelines that provide a classification of ...
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Have GMO crops cut herbicide use? A tale of two conflicting studies

Andrew Kniss | 
We have planted millions of acres of genetically-engineered (GE) crops, a vast majority of which are resistant to herbicides. In ...
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Is ‘interstellar visitor’ an alien probe? ‘We should be appropriately skeptical’

Steven Novella | 
One year ago, in October 2017, astronomers detected the first confirmed interstellar visitor to our solar system – an asteroid dubbed Oumuamua ...
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Viewpoint: Europe’s GMO process-based crop regulations are a great way to kill innovation

Stuart Smyth | 
In 2002, Europe establishing a new regulatory agency, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to resolve its regulation problems regarding ...
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GMO labels likely to boost consumer fear of biotech crops—and food prices

Jayson Lusk | 
Colin Carter and Aleks Schaefer just published an interesting new study in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, which powerfully shows that mandatory ...
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Plant breeding evolution: How manipulating crops helped build civilization

Stuart Smyth | 
Humans have been breeding plants for millennia. Our ancestors began to domesticate plants (and animals) at least 10,000 years ago, allowing ...
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Why there’s little hope of ending public disagreements over GMOs and food safety

Jayson Lusk | 
[L]ook out into the future to the year 2050.  Do you think our future food conversations will be more or ...
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Glyphosate and cancer—revisited

Andrew Kniss | 
I’ve already written about this topic back in 2015. Much of the information below is from that original blog post, ...
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How probable is it that we’re alone in the universe?

Steven Novella | 
Earlier this year I wrote about two ways of looking at the probability of there being advanced alien civilizations – the ...
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Viewpoint: Why the French media still defend Séralini’s discredited GMO rat tumor study

Wackes Seppi | 
In recent months, the [French] media has had little interest in reporting the results of three large-scale studies that reviewed and confirmed the safety ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s how the New York Times botched an op-ed about placebos

Jerry Coyne | 
As part of the continuing decline of the New York Times, we have this new op-ed by Steve Petrow, a writer ...
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Viewpoint: For consumers concerned about food safety, proposed USDA GMO label is a dismal failure

Steven Novella | 
The USDA just ended their public comment period on their proposed execution of the terrible Federal GMO labeling law passed in 2016. The ...
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Mandatory genetically engineered food labels could reduce consumer fears, opposition to biotechnology, food scientists claim

Jayson Lusk | 
Science Advances (the open-access version of Science Magazine) just published a paper I co-authored with Jane Kolodinsky from the University of Vermont. ... Several years ago, I ...