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“Fear Babe”: New book dissects the scare tactics of Vani Hari

From preservatives to pesticides, "Fear Babe" examines the claims of self-proclaimed Food Babe Vani Hari and the most notorious food ...
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GMO-vaccine parallel? Biotech supporters learn from campaign that turned tide on anti-vaxxers

Supporters of GMOs aren't facing headwinds in swaying the public, but pro-science success in beating back anti-vax ideologues may provide ...
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Fraud or drift? USDA finds 43 percent of organic foods contain ‘prohibited’ substances

Pesticides have been found in nearly half of organic fields. Is this a case of accidental drift, or fraud? ...
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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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Will my child be born autistic if I eat GMOs? A scientist’s view

The Internet is aflame with claims linking autism to GMOs and the herbicide glyphosate, frightening many parents. Contributing columnist and ...
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Food Babe flops on BRCA mutations: Understand genetics or go home

Charlatans like Food Babe, Dr. Oz, Joseph Mercola, and Vandana Shiva represent everything disgraceful about unscientific propaganda. Cancer misinformation is ...
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Vermont Rube Goldberg-like GMO labeling law exempts GMO filled natural supplements

During the 1920s, the cartoonist Rube Goldberg became immensely popular churning out cartoons that depicted devices that performed simple tasks in ...
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Food Hunk challenges Foodbabe and other anti-GMO activists

Early this September I attended the National Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa.  It’s an event that’s centered around the pure ...
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Organic food can cure autism caused by GMOs? More ‘quack science’ from Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz, who was recently reprimanded in Congress for his increasingly bizarre endorsements of crank cures and alternative nostrums, stumbled ...
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Lobby money flows into Oregon as GMO labeling vote nears

Oregon’s food fight is just getting started. A ballot measure that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods has ...
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Why liberals are embracing GMOs and rejecting mandatory labeling

Polls show that support for GMOs is weakest among those who call themselves liberals. But slowly that's begun to change ...
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Is epigenetics being exploited by the media?

Epigenetics has seen a flurry of research and headlines lately, achieving science-buzzword status. But is the immature nature of the ...
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Monsanto in the anti-GMO crosshairs: Fair or foul?

Monsanto is regularly targeted by anti-GMO activists as 'the world's most evil corporation' and a danger to global food independence ...
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Oregon counties vote on measures to ban GMO farming to guard organic farmers from ‘contamination’

In Oregon's May 20 primary election, the spotlight is on Jackson and Josephine counties with residents voting on measures that ...
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NaturalNews’ Mike Adams threatens Forbes, GLP for ‘libeling’ what scientists call ‘quack’ health empire

Mike Adams, founder of NaturalNews.com--the immensely popular site on the web for the latest conspiracy theory, often about GMOs, and ...
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Is glyphosate, used with some GM crops, dangerously toxic to humans?

Glyphosate has been characterized by independent science and regulatory agencies to be relatively safe, but anti-GMO groups use uncritically publicized ...
Citizens for Health lobbies for suspect alternative meds, supplements (and free love?)

Citizens for Health lobbies for suspect alternative meds, supplements (and free love?)

Do you believe in magic? Most scientists now believe that most supplements, mega-vitamins and homeopathy therapies are junk science or ...
Citizens for Health lobbies for suspect alternative meds, supplements (free love?)

Citizens for Health lobbies for suspect alternative meds, supplements (free love?)

Do you believe in magic? Most scientists now believe that most supplements, mega-vitamins and homeopathy therapies are junk science or ...
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From anti-GMO to pro-science: ‘A Layman’s Guide to GMOs’

In this week’s newsletter feature, Genetic Literacy Project guest contributor Fourat Janabi, author of The Lowdown on GMOs: According to ...
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GMO labeling proponents now fighting their own labeling legislation on supplements

Citizens for Health, a lobby group for the dietary supplement industry and one of the chief proponents behind the GMO ...
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Viewpoint: Domestic eco-terrorism has deep pockets. And many enablers.

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. Fueled by a recent ...
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As California Prop 37 vote nears, media anti-Prop 37 bias emerges

The latest polls suggest a neck and neck race in the final days of the vote over the California genetically ...

Proposition 37 in California: A high-stakes food fight?

California’s crowded November ballot includes white-hot measures to raise taxes, amend the state’s Three Strikes Law and repeal the death ...
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“Big Organic” outspends pro-GM forces in California labeling fight

Both the 'yes' and 'no' side of the California GMO labeling controversy have been fundraising to raise money for the ...

California gene-altered food campaigns draw $4.3 million

A campaign to make California the first state to require labeling of genetically modified foods has raised $2.3 million in ...
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