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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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Viewpoint: Politico veers again into pseudoscience and politics with another misleading glyphosate infographic

Once again, a website known for its political coverage proves itself unable to report on science-related issues ...
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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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Viewpoint: A closer look at Friends of the Earth’s study that found ‘toxic’ pesticides in food

Friends of the Earth....teased us in a media kit with the promise of a science study about finding various weedkillers ...
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Plant scientist Kevin Folta: Claims about glyphosate in orange juice are ‘brilliantly devious’

Since 2013 the science communication community and wacky food activists learned something important — you can fill a table with creepy numbers, ...
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Transcendental Meditation: The strange religious practice behind America’s anti-GMO movement

Celebs from Katy Perry to Ivanka say Transcendental Meditation [TM] helps them focus. The movement’s chief promises more: quasi-magical powers ...
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Viewpoint: Zen Honeycutt’s ‘inexcusable’ attack on orange growers betrays science

Activist group Moms Across America, run by someone with zero scientific training, makes a living attacking farmers and scientists that ...
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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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Markets—not morals—prompt former GMO executives move to anti-biotechnology labs

[Editor’s note: Julie Gunlock is a book author and senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum and directs the organization’s ...
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Herbicide-tainted Ben & Jerry’s ice cream? NY Times falls for anti-science group’s dubious attack on glyphosate

The Organic Consumers Association uses junk science testing organization to claim ice cream contains trace parts-per-billion of glyphosate—at least tens ...
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Is Cargill supporting ‘removal of GMOs from planet’ by partnering with Non-GMO Project?

[Read the GLP profile of the Non-GMO project here.] [Cargill] recently partnered with the Non-GMO Project to help build a ...
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GenØk: How Norway came to revile GMOs

Through poorly designed studies on water fleas, the Norwegian Institute of Gene Ecology has fueled confusion and fear of GMOs ...
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Emails show anti-GMO organic activists driving food and farming policy at Consumer Reports

Consumers Union says it's an unbiased and impartial voice for consumers. So why is one of its senior scientists secretly ...
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Documents uncover secret coordination among ‘independent’ anti-biotech scientists, activists

Emails reveal how activists, researchers and journalists coordinate to promote anti-biotech ideals ...
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11 GMO Myths, Part II: Do GMOs pose health and ecological dangers?

Part two, of a two-part series debunking myths about GMOs , deals with myths about GMO's purported negative impacts on ...
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Anti-biotech GM Watch’s connections to Maharishi TM cult, industry money

Who are the people behind the biotech news site GM Watch and what is their connection to the religious movement ...
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Scoop on ‘leaky gut syndrome’–And effect of pathogenic gut microbes on health

Do microbes in your gut cause pathologies elsewhere in the body like the heart? ...
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Can next generation crop precision editing avoid marketing pitfalls of GMOs?

To avoid the GMO public perception bog, CRISPR and other new generation technologies need a unique marketing approach ...

Simple gene test can fully prevent devastating skin-peeling condition

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  It starts with a ...
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Jeffrey Smith: ‘I know nothing about GMOs but that doesn’t stop me from promoting junk science’

Jeffrey Smith, head of one-man band and rabidly anti-GMO organization Institute for Responsible Technology, has taken aim at two respected ...
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Is Nature safer, healthier in medicine and food? Deadly take on controversial topic

It's called the "naturalist fallacy". Naturalist beliefs that seeds or foods developed in part by scientists, often working in laboratories, ...

Deflating claims of oft-quoted anti-GMO activist Jeffrey Smith

Bucolic Fairfield, Iowa is home to Genetic-ID, a company founded by John Fagan to test crops and foodstuffs for ingredients ...
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Not all science created equal: The genetically engineered crops story

In 1987 the US National Academy of Sciences stated there were no new risks from plants created using recombinant DNA ...
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At National Academy of Sciences, GMO critics say technology is “failing”

A full slate of anti-GMO luminaries, including Gilles-Erich Seralini and representatives from the Center for Food Safety, Union of Concerned ...

Anti-GMO journalist, Maharishi Institute follower calls anti-GMO journalist, Reuters’ Carey Gillam, “balanced”

Reuters' journalist Carey Gillam has covered issues surrounding genetically modified foods for the past 16 years, no easy task with ...
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Henry Rowlands, organic movement’s cyber mastermind behind anti-GMO websites

Wonder how, when an anti-GMO initiative is launched, so many activist sites carry the same coordinated message? Meet Henry Rowlands, ...
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Henry Rowlands, organic movement’s cyber mastermind behind anti-GMO websites

Wonder how, when an anti-GMO initiative is launched, so many activist sites carry the same coordinated message? Meet Henry Rowlands, ...
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Anti-GMO leaders withdraw from ‘Great Biotech Debate’ — Forum will go on

Two leaders of the anti-biotech movement have dropped out the Great Biotech Debate, for dubious reasons, but the GLP and ...