Viewpoint: UK's Guardian again gives anti-GMO activist Carey Gillam platform to spread misinformation and fear about Roundup weedkiller

Viewpoint: UK’s Guardian again gives anti-GMO activist Carey Gillam platform to spread misinformation and fear about Roundup weedkiller

Kevin Folta | 
[Carey Gillam's] second recent article in the Guardian says that the herbicide formulation Roundup is more toxic to human cells than glyphosate ...
Viewpoint: Challenging the belief that GMOs are key to feeding the world's hungry

Viewpoint: Challenging the belief that GMOs are key to feeding the world’s hungry

Jonathan Foley | 
Industrial agriculture and biotech interests have built entire campaigns saying that we “need” genetically engineered organisms to “feed the world” ...
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Viewpoint: House Democrats’ ‘glyphosate-is-dangerous’ report shows liberals can be science deniers too

Kevin Folta | 
The discussions around agricultural technologies, especially herbicides, are nuanced and complex.  So if someone gets the basic information completely wrong, ...
Viewpoint: California judge blocks spraying of citrus-killing Asian psyllid, courting disaster

Viewpoint: California judge blocks spraying of citrus-killing Asian psyllid, courting disaster

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
“Judge Orders California Agriculture Officials to Cease Pesticide Use" ... The judge’s decision is so scary because he just indefinitely ...
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‘The taste of pesticides in wines’: Dissecting Gilles-Eric Seralini’s latest ethically and scientifically questionable study

Andrew Kniss | 
The notorious Gilles-Eric Seralini published a paper recently called “The Taste of Pesticides in Wines.” As a part of the ...
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

Mark Lynas | 
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

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
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’

Terence Bradshaw | 
[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

Jake Freestone | 
[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

Steven Novella | 
[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

David Zaruk | 
[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

Jayson Lusk | 
[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

Jayson Lusk | 
[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

Nicole Rodriguez | 
[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

Kevin Klatt | 
[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

Credible Hulk | 
[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

Steve Savage | 
[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

Scott Alexander | 
[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

Jayson Lusk | 
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

James Cooper | 
[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?

Jayson Lusk | 
[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’

David Zilberman | 
[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

Kevin Folta | 
[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?

Sterling Ericsson | 
[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

Alma Laney | 
[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’

Joni Kamiya | 
[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

Alison Bernstein et al. | 
[Written by Alison Bernstein, Layla Katiraee, Jenny Splitter, Kavin Senapathy, and Anastasia Bodnar.] Despite numerous statements that the producers had creative ...