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Viewpoint: 6 debunked anti-GMO talking points activists should abandon for good

The public still accepts some blatant untruths about biotechnology, food safety, and sustainability ...
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Viewpoint: Activist campaign against synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and GMOs a pending ‘disaster’ for our food supply

‘Farming looks mighty easy when your plough is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the cornfield.’ Those were ...
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Podcast: Biologist Rob Wager takes on anti-GMO scientists at 1st International Conference on Agroecology

Economic growth fueled by market reforms has cut poverty in the developing world drastically over the last 30 years. But ...
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Viewpoint: How the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. fails viewers in its misleading coverage of GMO crops and glyphosate

There is no excuse for such misinformation from Canada's ‘National News Agency.' ...
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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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Séralini pseudoscience syndicate: Lessons learned from decade-long assault on biotechnology orchestrated by French geneticist

A look at Séralini's modus operandi can equip journalists and other interested observers to turn a critical eye on Séralini ...
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Another 2-year GMO corn and Roundup study finds no evidence of increased cancer, again repudiating Séralini’s retracted 2012 study

In 2012, a controversial study on the long-term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and the glyphosate-tolerant genetically modified (GM) maize ...
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Examining 10 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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10 GMO memes backed up by science

Anti-GMO activists have churned out memes critical of GM crops and food. Now science enthusiasts are fighting back with fact-based ...
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Viewpoint: Why the French media still defend Séralini’s discredited GMO rat tumor study

In recent months, the [French] media has had little interest in reporting the results of three large-scale studies that reviewed and confirmed the safety ...
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Will Gene Editing and Other New Breeding Techniques Provide a ‘Second Chance’ for Worldwide Embrace of Genetically Engineered Crops?

Jon Entine, Executive Director of the Genetic Literacy Project | June 13, 2018Highlights: Anti-GMO activists, aided by Russian propaganda, have ...
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Science disproves Seralini GMO rat tumor study—but his findings were always an outlier

Gilles-Éric Séralini is a French researcher who came to fame from publishing a study in 2012 claiming that herbicide-tolerant GMO corn, with ...
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Infamous Seralini GMO rat tumor study debunked by European scientists

Three European studies have disproved Gilles-Éric Séralini’s widely circulated claims that genetically modified maize (corn) induces tumors in rats. Séralini, ...
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‘The taste of pesticides in wines’: Dissecting Gilles-Eric Seralini’s latest ethically and scientifically questionable study

The notorious Gilles-Eric Seralini published a paper recently called “The Taste of Pesticides in Wines.” As a part of the ...
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Did Monsanto engineer campaign to get controversial 2012 Seralini rat study retracted?

A trove of internal documents from Monsanto, recently unsealed in a lawsuit against the agricultural biotech giant, has revealed the ...
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Food Evolution director Scott Hamilton Kennedy: ‘I wanted to reset the debate’ over food and farming

Oscar-nominated director talks with the Genetic Literacy Project about the reaction his documentary has received, both from GMO critics and ...
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Studies claiming serious GMO crop risks published mostly in low quality journals and riddled with conflicts of interest, bad science

[Editor's note: Miguel Sanchez is Executive Director of ChileBio. Wayne Parrott is a professor of Crop Science at the University of ...
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Words matter: Goodbye ‘GMO’?

The popular terms 'GMO' and 'genetically modified' contribute to the public's negative perceptions of genetically engineered foods? How can we ...
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Cognitive dissonance: Why some people ignore science and reject GMO safety

Logical, science-based arguments often seem to have no affect on people hardened in their opposition to GMOs. The reasons are ...
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Glyphosate: Dangerous chemical or anti-GMO bogeyman?

Glyphosate has drawn scrutiny and criticism like no other chemical in agriculture since the controversy over DDT. But years of ...
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How European-Based NGOs Block Crop Biotechnology Adoption In Africa

European politicians and anti-biotech groups lobby to prevent Africa from adopting or trading GE crops. Farmers have been forced to ...
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New GMO corn study: ‘Transgenic maize is as safe and nutritious as conventional non-transgenic maize’

[Editor's note: Researchers studied the impact of GMO corn on rats in a 90-day feed study. For background on GMO safety ...
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Glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide linked to liver disease in rats? Researcher Séralini under fire again

Animal geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam walks us through a new study by controversial researcher Giles-Eric Séralini, who once again links ...
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Economists, in ‘predatory’ journal, challenge Syngenta study finding neonics pose ‘low risk’ to bees

Editor's Note: This article discusses the attack on a Syngenta study by economists published in the Environmental Sciences Europe titled "An experiment ...
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Can water protect you from glyphosate ‘poisoning’? Gilles-Eric Séralini’s homeopathy “detox” hoax

The controversial French scientist fronts for a homeopathy company that has funded much of his research. What does mainstream science ...
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Séralini paper: Molecular analysis shows GMO corn differs from non-GMO–Is difference meaningful?

In the US, the Food and Drug Administration ... GMO crops are deregulated once nutritional and compositional “substantial equivalence” is demonstrated ...
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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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Australian chemical agency joins EPA, Canada, Europe in rejecting IARC’s glyphosate cancer claim

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, which serves as the country's chemical regulatory agency, has concluded that the herbicide glyphosate ...
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