Can next generation crop precision editing avoid marketing pitfalls of GMOs?

Can next generation crop precision editing avoid marketing pitfalls of GMOs?

To avoid the GMO public perception bog, CRISPR and other new generation technologies need a unique marketing approach ...

American Academy of Pediatrics: ‘Antibiotics in animal feed endanger kids’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Overuse of antibiotics in ...
Next-generation genetic engineering must address public fears

Next-generation genetic engineering must address public fears

Next generation innovations for genetic modification of food and medicine face an uncertain future. Avoiding the public acceptance failures that ...

More competition for Non-GMO Project: NSF’s Non-GMO True North certification

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. NSF International has launched ...

Open letter to Consumer Reports: Organic alternatives to glyphosate not necessarily safer

Dear Consumer Reports, In the article Beat Those Weeds (Which was, somewhat ironically, published in the YOUR ADVOCATE section of ...
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Star Trek, synbio and sustainable food: Will Friends of the Earth and other activists block the future?

Far as we are from instantaneous synthesis of food on command, advances in synbio and genetic engineering offer a glimpse ...
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With Will Saletan’s Slate takedown of anti-GMOers, liberal debate about GMO benefits now over

Slate's subtitle says it all: "The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud. Labeling them ...
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Farm to boardroom: US organic industry dominated by mega corporations

According to the anti-GMO narrative, organic is frail David fighting for its life against the Goliaths of Big Ag and ...
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Consumer Reports president: GMO labeling ‘makes common sense’

Everyone deserves to know what's in their food so they can make informed decisions about what to feed themselves and ...
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Viewpoint: Consumer Reports should stick to advice about cars and toilets; Its policy advocacy is misguided

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. The editors of the ...
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Sustainable household products? Not if anti-GMO “green” groups have their way

The latest “green” household cleaning products are using cutting-edge biotechnology to become more environmentally friendly—but criticism from “green groups” could ...
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Consumer Reports ‘pesticides in produce’ guide sidesteps science, promotes organics

Consumer Reports 30-page “From Crop to Table: Pesticide Use in Produce” stumbles yet again on the science and is heavy ...
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Consumer Reports, anti-GMOers bizarre attack on Bt pesticide used by organic farmers

There goes Consumer Reports again, with another scientifically illiterate attack on conventional agriculture and genetic engineering, this time targeting Bt ...
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Arsenic in your food? Scared? Shouldn’t be, but if so there’s a GMO fix

Arsenic levels are high in rice and rice products, since the rice plants take it up from groundwater. New research ...
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Anti-GMO groups obsess about superweeds, the non-existent glyphosate-created pest

"Superweeds" is a term bandied about by Consumer Reports, the Union of Concerned Scientists and other anti-GMO groups as a ...
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5 reasons how Consumer Reports rejects science on GMOs

Consumer Reports is escalating its opposition to GMO foods. Now, even responses to subscriber/customer inquiries are met with the a ...

Concerned consumers can easily avoid non-labeled foods with GMOs

The failure of Measure 92 in Oregon's last election, which would have required genetically modified food to be labeled, has ...
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Confessions of Boulder, Colorado liberal: Why I opposed GMO ‘right to know’ bill

One Colorado resident reviews the evidence and changed her mind on various proposals for the mandatory labeling of GMOs ...

Better organically-bred seeds could revolutionize food system

Wasn’t organic seed just seed plucked from plants grown without chemicals, and if so, what was the big deal? Even ...
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Consumer Reports challenged for spreading misinformation on GMO labeling campaigns

Consumer Reports is widely known as a respectable organization that reviews and tests products on behalf of consumers. It is ...

Consumer Reports: Most processed foods labeled “natural” contain GMOs

A majority of U.S. packaged foods labeled as "natural" and tested by Consumer Reports actually contained a substantial level of ...
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Leaked memo highlights new axis of pseudoscience between Dr. Oz and Consumer Reports?

Are Consumer Reports and Dr. Oz teaming up to spread pseudoscience? The GLP has obtained an in house Consumer Reports ...

Consumer Reports claims mandatory GMO labels won’t raise food prices, ignoring research

Opponents of GE labeling laws cite high labeling costs from some published studies. Consumers Union and other labeling proponents cite ...
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Consumer Reports finds GMOs in Xochitl ‘Non GMO’ corn chips, spreads anti-bio misinformation

Consumer Reports finds genetically engineered corn in "natural" junk food labeled "No GMO"—and in the process spreads unnecessary fear about ...

Oregon GMO label advocates release first TV ads

The Yes on 92 campaign, the largest proponent of Oregon’s labeling measure, launched its first two ads on September 23. The ...
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GLP’s Jon Entine cautions National Academy of Sciences about views of anti-science NGOs

The GLP's executive director speaks at the National Academy of Sciences, which embarks on a comprehensive study of the “purported” ...
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Got soy? Consumer Reports drives off anti-science, anti-GMO cliff savaging conventional soy milk

Are you one of the millions of people who enjoy soy milk as an alternative to the dairy variety? Well, ...
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NGOs usually considered trustworthy, but often not when it comes to GMOs

Non-profits are usually considered trustworthy, especially compared to corporations and governments. But when it comes to genetically modified foods, they ...