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Do GMO foods or glyphosate cause gluten allergies?

Anti-GMO campaigners continue to link GMOs and the herbicide glyphosate to gluten allergies--even though there is no commercialized genetically engineered ...
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Why GMOs aren’t responsible for a spike in food allergies

What's behind the rise in food allergies? There are a lot of possible answers to this, but it's probably not ...
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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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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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Viewpoint: The public loses when a ‘prestigious’ journal such as Nature indulges in political activism

Is this really about science, or is something else going on here? ...
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Viewpoint: Activists promotion of ‘fog of misinformation’ about GMOs challenges science communicators

Activists spend all day peddling nonsense. If they spent that kind of time on constructive issues…sigh. [A] local radio station ...
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Survey showing health benefits from non-GMO diet? ‘The misinformation is staggering’

It was the stuff of anti-GMO activists' dreams: A “peer-reviewed” paper, published in a scientific-looking journal with an impressive title, detailing ...
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‘GMOs Revealed’: Documentary series delivers familiar arguments from the fringe

Multi-part documentary series will be rolled out over nine days, offering familiar voices from the anti-GMO fringe ...
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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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Fake news is nothing new: 6 pseudo-news websites have colored GMO debate for years

"Fake news" may be new to most people, but not to followers of the anti-GMO debate. Here are some of ...
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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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Infographic: Who to trust—and who not to trust—about food and farming

With conflicting claims about scientific topics everywhere on the internet, it’s hard to know who to trust. This is especially ...
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Infographic: 6 ‘snake oil salesmen’ who profit from food fears

Several activists opposed to genetic engineering run small media empires, including websites, TV and radio programs. Scientists say they are ...
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Activist Jeffrey Smith launches effort to block use of Zika-fighting GM mosquitoes in Cayman Islands

[Editor's note: Read more about Jeffery Smith and the Institute for Responsible Technology here.] Opponents of the use of genetically ...
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Non-GMO movement plagued by ‘rampant sexism’, critic says

It’s no secret that [moms are] among the most coveted demographics of the non-GMO marketing machine. Jeffrey Smith, one of ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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