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Food lobby appeals $18 million fine over campaign against GMO labeling in Washington state

The packaged food and drink industry will try to persuade a Washington state appeals court ... that exercising its First ...
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Genetic engineering promises cornucopia of future products—but biotechnology critics take lethal aim

Genetic engineering may soon be giving us products that appear to be pulled from the realm of science fiction. Researchers ...
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Glyphosate, IARC and politics: ‘We need a more honest debate’

Glyphosate is one of the most hotly-debated herbicides of the modern era. Many of the arguments against the popular weed-killer ...
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Worst 10 list: Advocacy groups that put ideology ahead of science on food and farming issues

Which organizations promote ideology over science in the debate over crop biotechnology? The list includes some of the most well-known ...
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Washington state judge fines activists on both sides of 2013 GMO law debate

A Washington state judge has ordered the Grocery Manufacturers Association on Wednesday to pay nearly $1.1 million in legal fees, ...
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How do you know what information to trust about glyphosate, GMOs? Do a ‘SMELL test’

Editor's Note: This article, written by Country Guide agriculture columnist Gerald Pilger, discusses how to determine whether an article is ...
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Top 5 ‘post-truth’ anti-GMO headlines: Biologist critiques outrageous 2016 claims

A reproductive biologist offers her take on the five most outrageous--but astronomically popular--anti-GMO advocacy blog headlines from last year, including ...
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Food Democracy Now fined by Washington state for failing to disclose donors to anti-labeling initiative

An anti-GMO activist group was fined $319,281 by a Washington state judge [Nov. 21] for violating the same disclosure law that ...
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Myth-busting site Snopes judges Food Babe’s ‘shocking report’ of glyphosate in food “FALSE”

CLAIM: A new analysis of the residue on common American foods showed high levels of the herbicide glyphosate and Monsanto, ...
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Cause for concern over claims of “dangerous” glyphosate in wine, breast milk, cereal, etc.?

There is far less reason to worry about the 'dangers' of glyphosate when compared to other pesticide but many activists ...
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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? ...
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GMO labeling may be more about marketing than transparency

Is GMO labeling really about a consumer's right to know? Or is it about creating doubt about the safety of ...

Judge rules Food Democracy Now guilty of concealing donor names in 2013 GMO labeling campaign

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An anti-GMO organization violated ...

WA state: Food Democracy Action! hid anti-GMO donors from public in state labeling campaign

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Washington Attorney General Bob ...
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European Union reviews, rebukes bizarre Ayyadurai claim of formaldehyde in GMO soy

The "study" claiming that formaldehyde accumulates in genetically modified soybeans--widely touted by anti-GMO activists-- is an example of junk science--no ...
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GMO patent controversy 3: Does Monsanto sue farmers for inadvertent GMO ‘contamination’?

The courts have affirmed Monsanto's claim that it will not sue farmers for any cross pollination from GM seeds that ...
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Myth busting: Why Agent Orange has nothing do to with GMOs and the herbicide 2,4-D

By spreading misinformation about the herbicide 2,4-D, which IARC says is less hazardous than glyphosate, anti-GMO activists seek to deny ...
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Activists consider GMO labeling initiatives in CA, OR, as VT’s law faces injunction

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Pro-GMO labeling groups are ...

Activists pressure Costco, other retailers to boycott GMO salmon

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Consumer groups are pressuring ...
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Will Hollywood anti-GMO/pro-labeling activists Lena Dunham and Gwyneth Paltrow consider science?

Human geneticist who now opposes mandatory GMO labeling appeals to actresses to engage independent university scientists and not just ideologues ...
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Anti-GMO groups lobby fast food restaurants to not sell GM apple or potato

Consumer advocacy groups are asking Burger King, Wendy’s, Subway and Dunkin' Donuts for commitments not to sell the genetically engineered ...
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Vermont Rube Goldberg-like GMO labeling law exempts GMO filled natural supplements

During the 1920s, the cartoonist Rube Goldberg became immensely popular churning out cartoons that depicted devices that performed simple tasks in ...
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Will Starbucks bump latte prices to placate anti-GMO protestors?

Anti-GMO organic activists are again fanning fears about genetic modification as part of a campaign to pressure Starbucks to dump ...
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Amy Harmon GMO redux: Targeting female journalists for deviating from ideological expectations

Journalist Amy Wallace explores gender expectations in science communication and overcoming bias in writing about GMOs and other important topics ...

Are GM seed companies engaging in ‘cigarette science’?

Anti-GMO activists often like to accuse the biotech industry of conspiring a “cover up” akin to the tobacco industry’s cover-up ...
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Don Huber, controversial activist scientist promoting mysterious GMO superbug scare, has no data

University of Florida plant geneticist Kevin Folta challenges, in a public forum, the claims by anti-GMO scientist Don Huber that ...
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Left disappointed that Obama has kept low profile on GM foods

When then-Senator Obama showed his support for labeling foods in 2007, activists were confident about a future of labeled foods ...

For science denialism, visit Food Democracy Now

The following is an editorial summary. David Tribe uses images from the "Food Democracy Now!" Facebook page to highlight the ...