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China rejects WHO recommendation to revisit investigation of COVID origins and Wuhan lab leak theory

China rejects WHO recommendation to revisit investigation of COVID origins and Wuhan lab leak theory

Jerry Dunleavy | Washington Examiner | 
The Chinese Communist Party rejected a follow-up World Health Organization investigation into COVID-19’s origins, with government scientists condemning the plans ...
Viewpoint: Soon-to-be-required bioengineered food label is ‘in the worst traditions of government meddling’

Viewpoint: Soon-to-be-required bioengineered food label is ‘in the worst traditions of government meddling’

A very bad regulation is coming.  Here's the short of it. In 2016 Congress passed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure ...
Viewpoint: Animal agriculture offers potentially ‘game-changing solutions’ to climate change

Viewpoint: Animal agriculture offers potentially ‘game-changing solutions’ to climate change

Frank Mitloehner | Washington Examiner | 
Cows are often assigned disproportionate climate change blame, but recent weeks in Washington bring hope that political leaders may begin ...
Viewpoint: Biden Interior Secretary's opposition to pesticides and GM crops puts endangered species in jeopardy

Viewpoint: Biden Interior Secretary’s opposition to pesticides and GM crops puts endangered species in jeopardy

Hank Campbell | Washington Examiner | 
Deb Haaland’s nomination to head the Interior Department has advanced to the full Senate, but the New Mexico representative weathered ...
Viewpoint: Organic, non-GMO marketing claims drive poor people away from healthier food choices

Viewpoint: Organic, non-GMO marketing claims drive poor people away from healthier food choices

Julie Gunlock | Washington Examiner | 
Many food organizations, celebrity chefs, food bloggers, and talk show hosts like to push the idea that eating right means ...
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FDA, USDA announce formal agreement to tag team lab-grown meat regulation

Two government agencies will team up to regulate the emerging market of lab-grown meat, the Trump administration announced [March 7]. The Food ...
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Viewpoint: FDA needs to regulate alcohol companies that imply non-GMO cocktails are healthy

Kevin Mooney | Washington Examiner | 
When liquor companies start promoting the health benefits of cocktails, you know it’s time for the feds to get serious ...
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Viewpoint: Michelob’s ‘Pure Gold’ organic beer won’t preserve your health or the environment

Amanda Zaluckyj | Washington Examiner | 
Beer companies often use sex to sell their beers, but Michelob Ultra is reinventing the beer commercial by advertising something ...
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Viewpoint: Food companies should reject Non-GMO Project’s ‘extortion racket’

Kevin Mooney | Washington Examiner | 
Pay your protection money! Do the secret handshake and kiss the ring! Otherwise, you can expect to be on the ...
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Viewpoint: America’s courts must keep ‘junk science’ out of legal proceedings

Sherman Joyce | Washington Examiner | 
When jurors hear cases, they reasonably expect that they are presented only with reliable scientific information to support their deliberations ...
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Did EU’s regulation of pesticides contribute to Brexit?

Cristian Busoi | Washington Examiner | 
Historically, British farmers have supported the European Union, grateful both for subsidies and access to continental markets. Yet most of ...
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GMOs illustrate problem of false balance, junk science in media

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. More than 100 Nobel ...

In Zika fight, should we prioritize our environment over human lives?

Richard Tren | Washington Examiner | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Zika is a real ...
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Sensationalist news on bees, neonicotinoids, ‘junk science’ leads to bad policy

Next to Congress, the least-trusted institutions in the United States include newspapers, television and Internet news, according to Gallup. But ...

GMO labeling push reflects deep misunderstandings of science

Gregory Conko | Washington Examiner | 
Critics say genetically modified foods might be unsafe, but even if they are not, consumers have a right to know ...
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