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Why the ‘chemical free’ organic industry has a ‘pesticide problem’

The organic label is often touted as meaning "pesticide free" and has become a rallying cry for anti-GMO activists. But ...
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Organic producers battle over food labeling standards as industry nears $50 billion in sales

As organic food shifts from utopian movement to lucrative industry, a war is being waged for its soul. Record organic ...
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Viewpoint: Many organic farmers aren’t anti-GMO, and they’re tired of ‘meaningless’ food labels

[In February], I attended the MOSES Organic Farming Conference, the largest such gathering in the U.S., with thousands of people in ...
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Prosecutors charge alleged ringleader of $140 million fraudulent organic farming scheme

A Missouri farmer and businessman ripped off consumers nationwide by falsely marketing more than $140 million worth of corn, soybeans ...
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Viewpoint: Challenging the hypocrisy of GMO critic Carey Gillam

Carey Gillam is a former journalist for Reuters, and is currently the research director for US Right to Know (US ...
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Viewpoint: Examining the science denial behind IFOAM—Organics International

The true-believers in organic agriculture, such as the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM—Organics International), are as deluded as ...
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Review of Whitewash (or Hogwash?): Carey Gillam’s glyphosate book betrays science, undermines our understanding of cancer

Last fall a new book hit the shelves, timed to coincide with public hearings on the European Union’s re-authorization of ...
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GMO labeling emerges as hot-button issue in organic and conventional food industry fights

Editor's note: This article is part three of a three-part series by Marc Brazeau on his 2018 predictions on food, ...
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‘Big Ag’ may resonate with activists, but what does it really mean?

For some, GMOs are synonymous with 'Big Ag'? For others, 'Big Ag' means something entirely different. Does 'Big Ag' even ...
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There’s ‘Big Ag’ and ‘Big Organic’—How much does ‘big’ matter when it comes to sustainability?

It's the way crops are farmed not the farm's size that matters when it comes to sustainability ...
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Can consumers rely on the credibility of the USDA organic label?

The reliability of the USDA organic label is under fire by the Washington Post, challenging the practices of some large ...
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Does Consumer Reports mislead readers by promoting Non-GMO Project label?

Consumer Reports claims to provide consumers with unbiased information about products and services. But the site is accused of exploiting ...
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Conflict of interest? Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott’s connections to organic industry raise concerns

Journalist Tom Philpott, who covers food and farming issues at Mother Jones, was recently the keynote speaker at a fundraising ...
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Trolls and shills: How disinformation sites InfoWars, Natural News and US Right to Know manufacture fake news

Lawyers suing Monsanto say the company pays people to defend it online, without citing any evidence to back up the ...
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Organics v conventional v GMOs: Debate grows over farm yields and sustainability

Dubious research supports claims that organic systems can close the yield gap with conventional (and GMO) farming. Obsession with organic ...
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Who funds the grassroots anti-GMO movement?

A farmer discusses the tactics of anti-GMO leaders and how they use grassroots movements to promote organic products ...

Organic industry bitterly split over newly signed GMO label law

“Organic Traitors Team Up with Monsanto and [Grocery Manufacturers Association] on DARK Act,” reads a recent headline from Ronnie Cummins, director of the ...

Does Organic Valley’s new marketing campaign spread same old misinformation?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The New York Times [on July ...
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Anti-biotech hidden agenda: Link GMO feed to conventional dairy products to scare adoption of organics

Why is organic dairy, which industry leaders call a "gateway product", so important to anti-GMO movement? ...