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Consumers remain wary of GM foods, potentially slowing global adoption of biotech crops

Despite nearly three decades in the marketplace and near-universal scientific consensus on their safety, a new international survey finds that ...
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Viewpoint: Activists hurt farmers by fueling public’s disconnect with modern agriculture

Farmers are increasingly frustrated and dispirited by the demands and unrealistic expectations of food advocacy groups and activists such as ...
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GMO farming grows to record 457 million acres in 26 countries worldwide

The cultivation of genetically engineered (GMO) crops hit record levels in 2016, with 18 million farmers planting 185.1 million hectares ...
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Organic movement schism? Fight over hydroponics puts $50 billion industry in limbo

The USDA's ruling that crops grown using hydroponics and aquaculture can be labeled organic set off a heated debate over ...
Opinion: Anti-GMO documentaries on Hawaii farming warp reality

Opinion: Anti-GMO documentaries on Hawaii farming warp reality

A movement in Hawaii promotes the romanticized view that the world can be fed locally and without farm pesticides and ...
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Opinion: GMO opponents in ‘frenzied heat’ trying to discredit Food Evolution movie

Michael Pollan, Marion Nestle and other anti-GMO activists have complained that the documentary Food Evolution is nothing more than a ...
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Opinion: Activists—not biotech companies—responsible for public backlash against GMOs

Biotech companies like Monsanto are often blamed for not doing enough to combat consumer skepticism of GM foods. But anti-GMO ...