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‘Substantial equivalence’: Are GMOs as safe as other conventional and organic foods?

GMO critics claim that US regulations rely too much on the concept of “substantial equivalence” when evaluating if food is ...
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Is it true there are no long term GMO safety studies?

Anti-GMO activists call for longer animal feed studies to assess the safety of GMOs. But are longer tests really necessary? ...
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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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For studies on GMO food safety, does length matter?

Anti-GMO activists call for longer and longer animal studies to assess the safety of GMOs. But are longer tests really ...
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Nutritionist Michelle McGuire responds to attacks in wake of ‘glyphosate not in milk’ study

Washington State lactation scientist target of USTRK FOIA and anti-GMO activist attacks after finding glyphosate not in human breast milk ...
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Organic industry and other funders behind Séralini’s anti-GMO studies

Financial support for the release and publicity of the laboratory animal feeding study by Gilles-Eric Séralini comes from a range ...
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5 reasons how Consumer Reports rejects science on GMOs

Consumer Reports is escalating its opposition to GMO foods. Now, even responses to subscriber/customer inquiries are met with the a ...
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GLP’s Top 6 Stories for the Week

This past week, here are the #TOP6 among many great stories on human and agriculture genetics around the world. Please ...
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Anti-GMO activists circulate Judy Carman’s latest suspect “study” to fan safety fears

Australian researcher whose study alleging GMO feed caused inflammation in pigs was widely discredited now claims more than 80% of ...
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Viewpoint: You can put lipstick on a pig (study), but it still stinks

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. The tiny cadre of ...
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Michael Pollan as GMO ‘denialist’ dupes credulous New York Times

As one of the world’s most influential journalists, Michael Pollan has the ability to shape public opinion. But by twisting ...
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Grist vs. GM Watch: Is there a middle in the GMO debate?

GM Watch's scathing critique of Nathanael Johnson's efforts to find the middle ground in the GMO debate has not deterred ...

You can put lipstick on a pig (GE feeding study), but it still stinks

The following is an edited excerpt. The tiny cadre of anti-biotechnology activists who reside in the scientific community are perverting ...
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Australia/New Zealand food regulators challenge Carman anti-GMO pig study, endorse GM corn and soy

Regulators Australia/New Zealand have added their voice to mainstream scientists around the world challenging the Carman pig study as "junk ...

Canada: Stomach trouble disputed in GE hog feed study

The following is an edited excerpt. The colour of a slaughtered hog’s stomach lining shouldn’t be taken as a sign ...

Pig feeding study shows how not to use statistics

The following is an edited excerpt. In the latest issue of Journal of Organic Production Systems, a long-term toxicology study ...

The collateral damage of tripe

The following is an excerpt. The latest attack on science comes from a report from renowned anti-GM activist Judy Carman ...

GMO pigs study – more junk science

The following is an excerpt. When I saw on Twitter that a ‘major new peer-reviewed study’ was about to reveal ...
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“GMOs make pigs sick” paper avoids rigorous analysis

New research claiming GM foods hurt pigs is more fishing expedition than proper science ...

GM proponents face litigation

Litigation threats are forcing biotechnology campaigner Bill Crabtree to rethink his approach to the controversial topic, and call for greater ...