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Anti-GMO Mexican activists target biotech researchers with bomb attacks

A new Mexican pro-GMO organization was the target of bombing attacks, suggesting an escalating level of aggression from GMO opponents ...
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It’s all bug spray in the end: Organic pesticides not necessarily safer for bees

Many critics of conventional agriculture claim organic food is grown with "natural" and "botanical" pesticides that are safer than synthetic ...
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Is Europe’s opposition to importing GMOs violating trade agreements?

The World Trade Organization ruled that the EU violated treaties when it banned GM imports. What's happened since? ...
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Are GMOs to blame for the loss of nutrients in our fruits and vegetables?

Mineral and nutrient depletion, blamed on GMOs by anti-biotech activists, began long before GMOs were introduced. Time to look for ...
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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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Could TransPacific Trade agreement enable corporations to block GMO labeling laws?

The controversial Trans Pacific Trade agreement has been attacked by anti-GM0 activists for supposedly watering down the ability to regulate ...
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Glyphosate is no bee killer

The science is in. Challenging anti-GMO claims, glyphosate (Roundup) doesn't kill bees, unless you drop a bottle of it on ...
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Colicins dilemma: Bio-pharmed food-borne illness-fighting drug in anti GMO dungeon

Colicins are a natural antibacterial that could help reduce outbreaks of infectious disease. But they face a lot of opposition ...
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A co-existence peace plan for GMOs and organics

Could organic and GM farming step past the rhetoric and vitriol, and co-exist? The science says yes ...
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Next-generation genetic engineering must address public fears

Next generation innovations for genetic modification of food and medicine face an uncertain future. Avoiding the public acceptance failures that ...
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Activists blame scientists, GMOs for dying iconic Italian olive trees, block GM solution

Olive trees in Italy are falling victim to a new bacteria. Scientific solutions are being replaced by hysteria, blocking GMO ...
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Anti-GMO myth busted—We’re not losing plant genetic diversity after all

Anti-GMO activists and even some science publications claim GMOs are accelerating the trend toward a drastic loss in biodiversity. They ...
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Seed bank advantages lost in fog of anti-GMO war

While anti GMO activists push for organics, a complimentary answer to feeding the world may lie in seed banks. Only ...
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Why former organic farmer, food inspector turned against Big Organic to embrace GMOs

Nothing cuts deeper than feeling betrayed. That's the story of a former organic farmer who now believes the industry who ...
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Why regulators conclude glyphosate safe while IARC, alone, claims it could cause cancer?

Glyphosate joins apples, coffee, sunning and night shift work as an IARC "probable" carcinogen. But the real risk to humans ...
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5 Myths about GMOs

In the neverending debate about genetically modified foods, which myths do you believe? ...
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Farm to boardroom: US organic industry dominated by mega corporations

According to the anti-GMO narrative, organic is frail David fighting for its life against the Goliaths of Big Ag and ...
Why Whole Foods and Chipotle's anti-GMO campaigning has lost my business

Why Whole Foods and Chipotle’s anti-GMO campaigning has lost my business

I’ve become an accidental activist on behalf of GMOs, in part because of misleading fear based marketing campaigns by food ...
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American attitudes toward GMO foods divides by education and gender, not politics nor religion

A new Pew survey found that acceptance of use of GMOs crops and pesticides depended far more on education and ...
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UK GM wheat trial highlights costs of violent activism

The failure of GM wheat developed by UK researchers to repel pests not only highlighted the scientific process, but also ...
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GMO ‘Right to Know’ movement takes food off of plates of hungry in Africa, Asia

Unsubstantiated fears about the safety of GM crops in developed countries with an over-abundance of food has spread anti-biotech sentiment ...
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Asthma and Atopic March Syndrome caused by GMOs? Science says ‘No’

Anti-GMO activists have lumped together a lot of allergic reactions into a syndrome caused by GMOs. Asthma shows how wrong ...
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Newsmax unmasked: How scare stories are manufactured by right wing anti-GMO activists

Anti-GMO propaganda production usually emerges from leftist environmental and activist groups. But they have no peer in the pseudo-science emanating ...
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BBC Panorama blasts anti-GMO activists for ignoring science underscoring turning point on biotech reporting

BBC's takedown of activist environmentalists for their rejection of safe and environmentally sustainable crops is the latest in a series ...
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The sustainability case for “industrial agriculture”

Attacks on GMOs is often a proxy for criticisms of globalization, corporate agriculture, synthetic chemicals. But these debates often lose ...
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Anti-GMO bungle: Claim GM genes pass from food into blood collapses

In 2013, when PLoS One published a research paper, Complete Genes May Pass from Food to Human Blood, anti-GMO activists ...
Genetic modification of trees faces forest of protests

Genetic modification of trees faces forest of protests

Genetic modification of trees could help mitigate climate change and increase wood and paper production. But opposition to even basic ...
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