Screen Shot at PM

Conspiracy promoter Mike ‘Health Ranger’ Adams built online disinformation Natural News online empire that subverts science, report finds

Alternative health guru and conspiracy theorist Mike Adams, founder of the popular website Natural News, has been identified as the ...
unnamed file

Podcast: Facebook vs junk science; ‘Brain-boosting’ supplements; Whole grains really healthy?

Alternative health champion Mike Adams has been banned from every social media platform but continues to spread his anti-GMO and ...
roundup vaccine

Do vaccines contain glyphosate? Anti-GMO claim requires ‘very unlikely scenario’

Many GMO critics believe that vaccines are contaminated with glyphosate. A look at how vaccines are made and how glyphosate ...
flagplate

NY Times’ Eric Lipton defends anti-biotech, anti-vax Moms Across America, which harasses scientists

Journalists like Eric Lipton need to recognize where the real danger lies ...
Issue SocialMediaAttentionSpan px

Podcast: Meet Mary Mangan—the biologist who crashes anti-GMO events and debunks junk science on Twitter

Mangan discusses her unique approach to spreading science literacy ...
screen shot at am

Mike Adams’ Natural News anti-GMO and conspiracy site banned from Facebook

Natural News has nearly 3 million Facebook followers, more than Infowars and Alex Jones combined before Facebook banned them from ...
PutinWheatNEW Cropped

Was there Russian collusion? When it comes to prominent anti-GMO groups, the disturbing answer is ‘yes’

Modern genetic engineering techniques applied to agriculture are making stunning advances. This year, after decades in (gratuitous) regulatory limbo, the ...
Health Ranger EPA nationwide water testing heavy metals

Exploring the alternate reality of Natural News’ Mike Adams’ online ’empire of misinformation’

If there is a Wonderland filled with health scares, monsters, and miraculous concoctions, Mike Adams is building it. And its ...
Screen Shot at AM

Anti-biotechnology fake news: ‘Natural News’ claims RNAi used to ‘eliminate black people’

Anti-GMO campaigners are promoting a new conspiracy theory conflating the pioneering genetics technology of RNAi with anti-vaxxer myths and a ...
lead

Monsanto shill alert: Does industry funded GMO research bias findings?

Can consumers trust "independent" studies funded by corporations that have found genetically modified foods safe? Anti-GMO activists say 'no.' But ...
revealed

‘GMOs Revealed’: Documentary series delivers familiar arguments from the fringe

Multi-part documentary series will be rolled out over nine days, offering familiar voices from the anti-GMO fringe ...
food

Food Evolution interview: Could ‘pro science’ documentary inspire a pro-GMO food movement?

Food Evolution director Scott Hamilton Kennedy talks with the Genetic Literacy Project about the film's funding, and challenges the "ruthless ...
food evolution

Food Evolution director Scott Hamilton Kennedy: ‘I wanted to reset the debate’ over food and farming

Oscar-nominated director talks with the Genetic Literacy Project about the reaction his documentary has received, both from GMO critics and ...
Picture

Fake news is nothing new: 6 pseudo-news websites have colored GMO debate for years

"Fake news" may be new to most people, but not to followers of the anti-GMO debate. Here are some of ...
Screen Shot at PM

Infographic: 6 ‘snake oil salesmen’ who profit from food fears

Several activists opposed to genetic engineering run small media empires, including websites, TV and radio programs. Scientists say they are ...
kellogs

Breitbart vs. Kellogg’s: Forcing some anti-GMO progressives to choose a side

Critics of GMOs tend to align with the political left. But an ongoing feud between a right-wing news service and ...
C h H XQAIkKEL

How US NGOs are exploiting Europe’s precautionary chemophobia to ban glyphosate and GMOs

Environmental NGOs have a harder time influencing the evidence-based US regulatory system, so they're taking the fight to Europe — ...
Screen Shot at AM

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 ...
cover photo

Mike Adams, Alex Jones and Joe Mercola: How the web turns quacks into science gurus

Welcome to the vast universe of self-built social media empires devoted to spreading false, misleading, and polarizing science and health ...
t web

Genetic Literacy Project’s Top 6 Stories for the Week, March 6, 2017

From this past week, here are the #GLPTop6 among many great stories on human and agriculture genetics around the world ...
Screen Shot at AM

He’s baaaack: Natural News restored to Google, as founder Mike Adams escalates ‘censorship’ claim

[Editor's note: NaturalNews.com was delisted from Google search results on February 23, 2017, for what was later revealed to be ...
Screen Shot at PM

Google delisted Mike Adams’ Natural News website for ‘sneaky’ marketing, not content

It became apparent that “Natural News” had been removed from Google search results on February 22 [2017]. The website did ...
Screen Sh

Google delists Natural News, founder Mike Adams calls it ‘modern day book burning’

[Editor’s note: Read the GLP’s profile on Natural News founder Mike Adams. Also: FBI turns up heat on Mike Adams ...
Screen Shot at AM e

Did Google do the right thing in blocking Natural News from searches?

[Editor’s note: Read the GLP’s profile on Natural News founder Mike Adams. Also: FBI turns up heat on Mike Adams ...
Screen Shot at AM

Environmental activist hypocrisy? ‘No’ to GMO mosquito but ‘yes’ to irradiated screwworm fly

Voters in Florida have approved a trial release of sterile, GM mosquitoes, which could reduce wild populations of disease-carrying ones ...
Screen Shot at PM

2016 Presidential Race: Clinton, Trump, Stein, and Johnson on Food, Farming and GMOs

Here is a GMO policy primer, lining up not just Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but also Libertarian Party candidate ...
PTA

New York PTA’s proposed bans on GMOs, milk from rBST-treated cows flunk science

Scientists say the NY PTA has been hijacked by anti-GMO activists who want to impose their beliefs on the food ...
Loading...