Building Trust For Food Technology Innovation Is A Long Process

Building Trust For Food Technology Innovation Is A Long Process

Science alone will not build public support for controversial food and farming technologies. Innovation supporters need to encourage a consensus ...
How 2016 Transformed The GMO Debate And Paved The Way For Consumer Acceptance

How 2016 Transformed The GMO Debate And Paved The Way For Consumer Acceptance

The debate over GMO food safety is over, although diehard opponents of farming innovations may not acknowledge it. Consumers want ...
Should University Agricultural Research Scientists Partner With Industry?

Should University Agricultural Research Scientists Partner With Industry?

Studies show research on GE crops is not significantly influenced by conflicts of Interest. However, it is important to remain ...
CFI Research: Does Celebrity Visibility On Issues Translate To Credibility?

CFI Research: Does Celebrity Visibility On Issues Translate To Credibility?

Center for Food Integrity research finds consumers don’t place a high degree of trust in celebrities. Doctors were rated highest, ...
When Celebrity And Science Collide: Hollywood And The Anti-Biotechnology Food Movement

When Celebrity And Science Collide: Hollywood And The Anti-Biotechnology Food Movement

Celebrityhood does not equate with science knowledge. The opinions of music and media stars are no more relevant to the ...
Transparency Helps Food Producers Increase Trust Processes And Products

Transparency Helps Food Producers Increase Trust Processes And Products

Research shows that consumers hold food companies most responsible not only for labor issues, human rights and business ethics, but ...
Perplexing Case Of Consumer Confusion About GE Foods In a 'Fake News' World

Perplexing Case Of Consumer Confusion About GE Foods In a ‘Fake News’ World

Information issued by scientific organizations often do not change perceptions. This is especially true for people with rooted 'tribal' beliefs ...
New Technology Adoption Is The Ethical Thing To Do

New Technology Adoption Is The Ethical Thing To Do

CFI's research shows much stronger support for teaching developing countries how to feed themselves instead of exporting food to them ...
How European-Based NGOs Block Crop Biotechnology Adoption In Africa

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 ...
Science Denial Is A Global Issue Hampering Food Technology Advancements

Science Denial Is A Global Issue Hampering Food Technology Advancements

On GM foods or myriad other issues, what barriers are important to science denial? This is the latest in the ...
Asian Agrobiotechnology Slowed By Private-Public Sector Tensions And NGO Activism

Asian Agrobiotechnology Slowed By Private-Public Sector Tensions And NGO Activism

Asian food security challenged by population growth and rising calorie demands that non GE farming cannot meet. Foreign funded anti-GE ...
Shared Values Must Come Before Science in Winning Consumer Trust On Today's Farming Practices

Shared Values Must Come Before Science in Winning Consumer Trust On Today’s Farming Practices

Science isn’t enough. Science tells us if we can do something while society tells us if we should. Farmers need ...
Is Organic Farming Better for the Environment?

Is Organic Farming Better for the Environment?

Many consumers believe buying organic is “voting with their dollars” for environmentally sustainable farming. Is that science or myth? There ...
Without Glyphosate, What Would Farming Look Like?

Without Glyphosate, What Would Farming Look Like?

Dave Walton--who grows corn, soybeans, alfalfa and hay, and is director of the Iowa Soybean Association—discusses the ecological consequences if ...
Technology In Farming And Food: Farmers And Producers Need To Build Trust

Technology In Farming And Food: Farmers And Producers Need To Build Trust

Consumers expect more than quality and safety; they want the supply chain to be transparent. Farmers and food companies that ...
Transparency Is Key To Consumer Acceptance Of New Technology

Transparency Is Key To Consumer Acceptance Of New Technology

Can gene-editing technology avoid the stigma associated with GMOs? Center for Food Integrity research says food and agricultural companies must ...
Will - And Should - Gene Edited Animals Be Regulated?

Will – And Should – Gene Edited Animals Be Regulated?

Regulations proposed by the FDA on the final day of the Obama Administration suggest the agency wants to regulate gene ...
Will Biotechnology Regulations Squelch Food and Farming Innovation?

Will Biotechnology Regulations Squelch Food and Farming Innovation?

The GLP's 18-part 5-week series -- GMO: Beyond the Science -- begins with a look at the regulatory web that ...

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