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2018 biotech review: Second generation of GMOs arrives as US anti-GMO movement falters

A prediction that the anti-GMO movement would become increasingly irrelevant in 2018 comes to pass ...
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Could 2018 mark the end of the anti-GMO movement?

Editor's note: This article is part one of a three-part series by Marc Brazeau on his 2018 predictions on food, ...
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Anti-GMO group March Against Monsanto promotes, profits from anti-vaccine ads

Visit the March Against Monsanto website and you'll see a strange ad peppering the pages, among the usual dubious stories about ...
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What can other African countries learn from South Africa’s experience with GMO crops?

Despite promotion of GM crops, adoption has been slow across the continent. South Africa began using the technology in the ...
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Disease-resistant GMO tomato that could eliminate need for copper pesticides blocked by public fears

Field trials have shown that a disease-resistant GMO tomato variety eliminates the need for copper pesticides that pollute soil and ...
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‘Naturalistic fallacy’: Explaining anti-GMO—anti-vaccine ideological and financial links

Both the anti-GMO movement and the anti-vaccine movement are predicated on the myth that "natural" is better. They also share ...
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Bombing of Monsanto’s Italian research facility highlights how anti-GMO rhetoric inspires terrorists

Based on the reports, an individual threw Molotov cocktails at a Monsanto research facility in Italy over the Easter Weekend,  the ...
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Top 5 ‘post-truth’ anti-GMO headlines: Biologist critiques outrageous 2016 claims

A reproductive biologist offers her take on the five most outrageous--but astronomically popular--anti-GMO advocacy blog headlines from last year, including ...
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Pew survey: Americans don’t trust scientists on GMOs, but are warming to GM foods

Skepticism of GM foods remains strong in America, although the embrace of the safety of biotechnology has grown dramatically over ...
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‘March Against Monsanto’ now promoting anti-vaccine myths

The international protest "March Against Monsanto" (MAM) was never based on truth. The movement perpetuated myths about GMOs to demonize a company ...
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Glyphosate herbicide in vaccines? Here is what concerned parents should know

Scientists say Moms Across America glyphosate-vaccine study methods don't reveal anything about herbicide ...
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Who funds the grassroots anti-GMO movement?

A farmer discusses the tactics of anti-GMO leaders and how they use grassroots movements to promote organic products ...
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In wake of National Academies’ GMO report, is public skepticism of biotech waning?

A number of recent events have seemed to shift public sentiment favorable towards GMOs. What is behind this change? ...
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Interview with Mihaela Vasile from Monsanto-Romania

Mihaela Vasile  is a Corporate Engagement & Government Relations Manager-Monsanto România and she was more than a willing to answer ...
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The anti-Rachel Parent: 10-year-old future scientist counters sea of GMO misinformation

Anti-GMO events are peppered with children holding signs touting the alleged dangers of genetically modified foods. For those who choose ...

Glyphosate’s environmental and health risks should be addressed by regulators

Monsanto's herbicide glyphosate -- trade name RoundUp -- which is used on most genetically engineered crops (also known as GMOs), ...
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Pro-GMO marchers shocked at unfocused anger of March Against Monsanto protesters

The most striking and at times frightening aspect of the March Against Monsanto was the unfocused vitriol voiced by the ...

March Against Monsanto activists: ‘Do not use my disability to promote your agenda’

Ignorant people say the recent rise in autism diagnosis is not because of revised diagnostic criteria, or the result of ...

Protesters March Against Monsanto in over 400 cities around the world

Thousands of people across the world have joined together in a global movement, protesting against American biotech giant Monsanto. Activists ...
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Confessions of former Monsanto employee: “I’m freaking proud of it”

'I used to work for Monsanto. I got to help people better understand a technology that I think holds immense ...
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GMO battle: March Against Myths protests March Against Monsanto

Science Power Hour host Vern Blazek interviews Kavin Senapathy, co-founder of March Against Myths About Modification. Known as MAMyths, the ...
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6 reasons why I changed my mind about Monsanto

Seed manufacturer Monsanto Company has been the target of a lot of criticism over the past few years, including a ...
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Anti-GMO activists leverage glyphosate cancer reclassification to resurrect discredited claims

The WHO reclassification of glyphosate that's paired with herbicide resistant GM crops has led to a swirl of claims that ...

Anti-GMO activists ‘harass’ Connecticut nature center months after Monsanto grant funds returned

A controversy that swirled last year when the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center announced a grant from chemical giant Monsanto has ...
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Top 6 stories on the GLP, February 9, 2015

The most read stories over the last week on human and agricultural genetics and biotechnology from the Genetic Literacy Project ...
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Call for action: It’s time to March Against the March Against Monsanto

March Against Monsanto has evolved into a cultural event symbolizing the most strident and scientifically questionable side of the anti-technology ...
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Love organic Ruby Red grapefruit? Created by ‘atomic breeding’, anti-GMOers oppose labeling

Groups like March Against Monsanto continually share information that is not based on actual evidence, and it’s despicable how low ...

Climate Corp co-founder is Monsanto’s new unlikely champion

When Monsanto Co. purchased Climate Corp. for $930 million last year, it got a San Francisco-based startup that crunches weather data to improve ...