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Viewpoint: Genetic engineering produces a genuine monstrosity

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. Activists have warned for ...
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Elle’s botched response to previously botched anti-GMO story

Elle has had an opportunity to redress its botched GMO coverage by opening its pages to a genuine discussion of ...
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Call to action: Grist reevaluates crop biotechnology; It’s time the rest of journalism does too

Grist is taking a bold step in reevaluating its anti-GE stance. It's the latest in many milestones for reason and ...

Food Fight: Public interest groups challenge CSPI position on GE labeling

A fight between public interest groups that has been simmering under the surface for years has busted out into public ...
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Roseanne Barr Effect: Should crop biotechnology supporters engage science rejectionists?

Evidence shows that the more informed a person is the more entrenched their views become. What, then, is the best ...
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Anti-biotech activists would the let Hawaiian papaya go the way of the Dodo

In the 80s, Hawaii's papaya crop was almost wiped out by the ringspot virus. Today the crop thrives because most ...
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Anti-biotech activists would let Hawaiian papaya go the way of the Dodo

In the 80s, Hawaii's papaya crop was almost wiped out by the ringspot virus. Today the crop thrives because most ...
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Analysis of Kaua’i County Anti-GMO Bill

Biofortified analyzes the bill proposed by anti-biotech groups in Kauai to curtail planting of genetically modified crops ...
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Congress “protects” GM crops

The "Monsanto Protect Act" provision passed earlier this year has elicited overstated responses from critics and proponents alike ...
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Being Gilles-Eric Seralini: Inside the mind of the anti-GM movement

Anti-GM activists live trapped in their own heads; All they can see and hear are their own slogans and conspiracy ...
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SCOTUS rules Indiana farmer is “seed thief,” upholds Monsanto’s seed patents

The Supreme Court ruled that a farmer cannot reproduce patented seeds through planting and harvesting without permission of the patent ...
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Monsanto Protection Act? Separating the facts from the fury

The so-called "Monsanto Protection Act" is hardly the “most dangerous food act ever” or a “terrifying piece of policy," as ...
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The “BioPiracy” myth at the heart of the Monsanto case

Anti-GMO campaigners and some farmers claim that Monsanto and other corporations use their deep pockets and unfair patent laws to ...
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Bowman v Monsanto: Genetic innovation in the crosshairs?

This week, the Supreme Court will bear witness to a square-off between a 75-year-old soybean farmer and the world's largest ...

Seed giants sue U.S. farmers over GM seed patents in shocking numbers

The following is an excerpt. The Supreme Court will hear arguments Feb. 19 in "Bowman v. Monsanto Co.," a landmark court battle ...
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Opening minds to science, technology and genetic engineering

Genetic modification is neither good nor bad. Like any technology it is a tool. Like nuclear technology, fracking or advanced ...
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Appeals court rules transgneic beet challenge moot

Capital Press (subscription)Appeals court rules biobeet challenge mootCapital Press (subscription)A federal appeals court has refused to revive a lawsuit filed ...
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Can organics and biotech crops coexist peacefully? Organic lobbyists hope not

Big Organics is accelerating its attacks on the just released USDA Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century report, “Enchancing ...
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USDA urges consideration of GMO crop insurance; Organic farmers howl

The USDA's new report, “Enchancing Coexistence,” advocates a crop insurance pilot program for farmers harmed by cross-pollination from GM crops ...
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Food labeling: Should environmentalists be pro-GM?

Half a century on from Rachel Carson’s seminal Silent Spring, debate rages over GM food labeling proposals ...
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No letup on Roundup Ready alfalfa and other GMOs, says pro-GM blogger

Last month I talked to a PCA in the southern San Joaquin Valley who was surprised at an alfalfa grower’s ...

Anti-GM activists win in Oregon: GE canola planting stopped

The Center for Food Safety, an anti-GM organization reports that the planting of GE canola in the Willamette Valley of ...
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To label or not to label? The California GMO labeling initiative gears up for the big vote

The anticipation builds as voters prepare to head to the polls for November’s election. And for those voters in California, ...
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