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FOIA: Organic industry, Chuck Benbrook orchestrated anti-GMO “independent” research, marketing

FOIA released emails show that the former university professor whose research is the lynchpin of the anti-GMOs industry's public case ...
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New York Times publishes emails of Charles Benbrook, paid organic consultant who produced ‘industry talking points’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Charles M. Benbrook, formerly ...
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Claim GMO labeling opponents outspend pro-labeling groups 50 to 1

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The debate being waged ...
Marion Nestle: 'Conflicted studies conflicted if biotech or organic lobby pays for them

Marion Nestle: ‘Conflicted studies conflicted if biotech or organic lobby pays for them

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. On August 6, the New ...
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Charles Benbrook funded by Big Organic to publish on issues central to their anti-GMO market strategy

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [Editor’s Note: For more ...
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Fraud or drift? USDA finds 43 percent of organic foods contain ‘prohibited’ substances

Pesticides have been found in nearly half of organic fields. Is this a case of accidental drift, or fraud? ...
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Gary Hirshberg’s Stonyfield faces hypocrisy backlash over misleading labels

Glass house alert: Stonyfield's yogurts are filled with unknown and unlabeled chemicals. Shouldn't you "just label it", Gary? ...

With organic sales booming, proponents aim to recruit more farmers to reduce reliance on foreign imports

While consumer demand for organic is booming, the supply of organic ingredients and agricultural products, particularly grains and animal feed, ...
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Only Organic, Stonyfield’s Gary Hirshberg promote “hate speech” against American farming?

A consortium of organic companies under the banner of Only Organic and led by the founder of Stonyfield Farm hired ...
Viewpoint: Beware the attack of the Green Blob!

Viewpoint: Beware the attack of the Green Blob!

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. Radical environmental activists, aka ...
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Cornucopia Institute: Organic farms industrializing–As sustainability benefits of GMO crops rise

According to key organic supporters, organic farming is no longer the idyllic image that the multi-billion dollar industry promotes. And ...

Two organic dairies yank support from lawsuit against GMO labeling

New Hampshire-based Stonyfield Farm and California’s Clover Stornetta Farms, two organic dairy producers, have withdrawn from a trade group seeking to ...

GE vaccines a headache for organic livestock producers

Genetically modified livestock vaccines are causing consternation in the organic industry, which is having a hard time deciphering which vaccines ...

US subsidizes $125 million of organic farming research and conservation

The United States Department of Agriculture plans to announce that it will spend $52 million to support local and regional ...
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Most ‘dangerous’ anti-science GMO critic? Meet Mike Adams–Conspiracy junkie runs alternative ‘health’ empire

He just may be the most influential—many say one of the most irresponsible—voices in the crusade to demonize GMOs and ...
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Most ‘dangerous’ anti-science GMO critic? Meet Mike Adams–Conspiracy junkie runs alternative ‘health’ empire

He just may be the most influential—and scientists say the most irresponsible—voice in the crusade to demonize GMOs and undermine ...
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In hyped claim organic milk is healthier, activist science meets bungled reporting

Last week, the web erupted after organic researcher Charles Benbrook promoted a new study as the long-awaited proof of the ...
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Some organic brands oppose Washington state GMO labeling law

After the Grocery Manufacturers Association unveiled its list on donors, it was revealed that several organic food manufacturers actually oppose ...

Activist groups pressures Abbott to remove GMOs from infant formula

The following is an edited excerpt. Shareholders of Abbott Laboratories will vote on whether the manufacturer of Similac, a leading ...

Organic sector pinched by GMO tainting in seed and feed

The following is an excerpt. Organic Valley recently announced a plan to distribute more than $1 million in grants to ...
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