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Viewpoint: Politico veers again into pseudoscience and politics with another misleading glyphosate infographic

Once again, a website known for its political coverage proves itself unable to report on science-related issues ...
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Pseudo-science alert: For $9,500, Politico provides disinformation about crop biotechnology, GMOs and pesticides

When Politico strays from politics into agricultural biotech, its naiveté and lack of science expertise shows through ...
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Viewpoint: A closer look at Friends of the Earth’s study that found ‘toxic’ pesticides in food

Friends of the Earth....teased us in a media kit with the promise of a science study about finding various weedkillers ...
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10 times science challenged ‘studies’ suggesting GMOs are harmful

The blog "10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health" is now a fixture on cyberspace. A ...
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Plant scientist Kevin Folta: Claims about glyphosate in orange juice are ‘brilliantly devious’

Since 2013 the science communication community and wacky food activists learned something important — you can fill a table with creepy numbers, ...
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Predictability: Why there’s no reason to be looking for ‘unexpected surprises’ in GMO breeding

There's a big difference between "unintended" and "unexpected" effects from genetics and breeding, and regulators are looking for the wrong ...
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Viewpoint: Zen Honeycutt’s ‘inexcusable’ attack on orange growers betrays science

Activist group Moms Across America, run by someone with zero scientific training, makes a living attacking farmers and scientists that ...
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Monsanto shill alert: Does industry funded GMO research bias findings?

Can consumers trust "independent" studies funded by corporations that have found genetically modified foods safe? Anti-GMO activists say 'no.' But ...
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Activists claim that without long-term studies, GMOs cannot be considered safe: What does science say?

No multi-generational GMO food studies? Bollocks. There are dozens, and all conclude biotech seeds are as safe or safer than ...
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GenØk: How Norway came to revile GMOs

Through poorly designed studies on water fleas, the Norwegian Institute of Gene Ecology has fueled confusion and fear of GMOs ...
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Emails show anti-GMO organic activists driving food and farming policy at Consumer Reports

Consumers Union says it's an unbiased and impartial voice for consumers. So why is one of its senior scientists secretly ...
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Documents uncover secret coordination among ‘independent’ anti-biotech scientists, activists

Emails reveal how activists, researchers and journalists coordinate to promote anti-biotech ideals ...
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Anti-biotech GM Watch’s connections to Maharishi TM cult, industry money

Who are the people behind the biotech news site GM Watch and what is their connection to the religious movement ...
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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 ...
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He said/She said on GMOs: Mark Lynas v Claire Robinson

This week The Independent has been investigating the future of genetically modified food – nearly 20 years since the first ...

Monsanto defends glyphosate: Rigorous independent studies underscore safe use

Monsanto created and held the patent on glyphosate until recent years. Read full, original article: Monsanto Disagrees with IARC Classification for Glyphosate ...

Deflating claims of oft-quoted anti-GMO activist Jeffrey Smith

Bucolic Fairfield, Iowa is home to Genetic-ID, a company founded by John Fagan to test crops and foodstuffs for ingredients ...

Anti-GMO group GM Watch says Biofortified’s GENERA project ‘useful’

In a discussion about the scientific literature on genetically engineered crops, Claire Robinson of GM Watch has previously said: ”I am, as ...

‘Science speaks for itself’: Séralini rat study on GM corn toxicity republished

GMOSeralini.org welcomes the news of the republication of the chronic toxicity study on the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup and a commercialized genetically modified ...
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Republished retracted Séralini GMO corn rat study faces harsh criticism from scientists

The new Séralini rat corn study looks a lot like the old retracted one. According to independent scientists who have ...
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Is glyphosate, used with some GM crops, dangerously toxic to humans?

Glyphosate has been characterized by independent science and regulatory agencies to be relatively safe, but anti-GMO groups use uncritically publicized ...
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Food and Chemical Toxicology editor-in-chief defends retraction of Séralini study

In response to several allegations of misconduct against the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology, the editor-in-chief released a letter explaining ...
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Food fight: GM Watch pointedly criticizes GMO reporting by Grist’s Johnson

In response to Grist's Nathanael Johnson, GM Watch continues the debate over the safety of GMOs ...
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Grist vs. GM Watch: Is there a middle in the GMO debate?

GM Watch's scathing critique of Nathanael Johnson's efforts to find the middle ground in the GMO debate has not deterred ...
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Organic industry’s credibility eroded by misinformation about GE foods

The most extreme and ill-informed of the organic advocacy groups are damaging the credibility of the entire organic industry. The ...