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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 ...
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Viewpoint: Why we can’t seem to bridge the gulf that divides pro- and anti-GMO forces

The opposition to GMOs is based not on scientific evidence, but on personal values and ideology. In effect, the two ...
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3 common misconceptions about the ‘dangers’ of genetic engineering and GMOs

Here is the evidence to put these misconceptions to rest ...
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Viewpoint: Consumer tests are ‘neither safe nor private’

As millions of Americans sat down to Thanksgiving dinner, the biomedical researcher James Hazel sent out a stark warning about the genetic-testing kits that ...
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Why fears in Nigeria over the safety of GMO cotton are misplaced

Nigeria is moving forward with plans to boost its textile industry through the approval of its first GM crop, BT ...
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Creating a safer CRISPR by targeting RNA instead of DNA

Researchers at the prestigious Salk Institute are reporting that they have managed to map the molecular structure of a CRISPR enzyme that could ...
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Why some researchers have urged caution with CRISPR gene editing

Despite all the excitement surrounding CRISPR editing, researchers have urged caution about moving too fast. Two recent studies have raised ...
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How do we know if probiotics are safe if studies don’t report risks?

As consumer interest grows in probiotics and other supplements that claim to regulate gut microbes, experts are posing a critical ...
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Banning glyphosate: France may replace well-tested herbicide with pelargonic and other more toxic ‘natural’ chemicals

Activists say glyphosate can be replaced with natural herbicides—but "natural" doesn't necessarily mean that they're safer or better for the ...
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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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GMO 20-year safety endorsement: 280 science institutions, more than 3,000 studies

Despite vehement public debate, there is an overwhelming scientific consensus that GE foods present no greater risk than non-GMO crops, ...
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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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Do GMOs risk “unintended” health or environmental consequences, as critics maintain?

Concerns about unintended consequences, the backbone of criticism from anti-GMO activists, are actually more likely to occur in traditionally bred ...
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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 ...