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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO activists ignore science when debating glyphosate safety

There are encouraging signs that people are beginning to tune out the activist propaganda ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Big Ag’ owns scientists who endorse safety of GMOs? Busting the anti-biotech movement’s favorite myth

Scientists are generally inclined to dislike big companies--but they know that biotechnology has made our food supply safer and more ...
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Censorship of biotech researchers? Geneticist Kevin Folta excluded from gardening workshop after orchestrated anti-GMO social media attacks

Folta says this incident is typical of the harassment biotech researchers have experienced at the hands of US-RTK and other ...
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Viewpoint: Mainstream Arnold Foundation now major funder of fringe anti-GMO USRTK while Organic Consumers Association cuts support

US Right To Know may now be too poisonous even for the Organic Consumers Association ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-glyphosate ‘true believers’ circumvent democracy with legal crusade against Bayer’s Roundup weed killer

Between the opportunists and the 'true believers'...which is worse? ...
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Union of Concerned Scientists, Ricardo Salvador mulled endorsing anti-GMO campaign in exchange for contributions, violating UCS’ ethics policy

In a response to anti-GMO campaigners requesting endorsement, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) promised to look into it in ...
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Predatort Part II: How predatory lawyers, activist scientists hijacked IARC—International Agency for Research on Cancer—for personal profit and ideological vanity

How the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has forsaken academic integrity and knowingly contributes to the Predatort litigation ...
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Plant geneticist Kevin Folta: University of California-San Francisco teams with anti-biotech activists attacking independent scientists

The University of California at San Francisco has compiled a database of documents claimed to shine a bright light on ...
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Podcast with Dr. Paul Offit: Striking similarities between anti-biotech and anti-vaccine activism

The anti-vaccine and anti-GMO movements are increasingly overlapping in methods and outlook ...
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Time Magazine’s coverage of glyphosate-cancer trial is ‘crying out for balance,’ biologist says

TIME magazine has a story on DeWayne ‘Lee’ Johnston who took Monsanto to court claiming RoundUp caused his non-Hodgkin lymphoma ...
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Viewpoint: How anti-GMO activist-journalist Carey Gillam primes the glyphosate litigation pump

The Guardian published an article by Sam Levin and Carey Gillam [on October 7] about the “new era of cancer lawsuits ...
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Ex-Reuters reporter Carey Gillam: Anti-Monsanto crusader or obsessed anti-GMO activist?

[Carey Gillam] the longtime reporter, who now works for a consumer advocacy group, is pegged by her detractors as an activist at ...
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Viewpoint: Europe’s anti-GMO activists copy smear tactics of extremist US organic lobbyists

Some bad ideas have originated in America. Reality television, spray-on cheese, pineapple pizza, and deep-fried Hostess Twinkies come to mind. But the ...
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Viewpoint: Activists promotion of ‘fog of misinformation’ about GMOs challenges science communicators

Activists spend all day peddling nonsense. If they spent that kind of time on constructive issues…sigh. [A] local radio station ...
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Viewpoint: UC-San Francisco is the ‘academic home of the anti-GMO movement’

Being anti-GMO is the biotech equivalent of being anti-vaccine. The scientific literature overwhelmingly and definitively has concluded that GMOs are safe ...
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Roundup in breast milk? Disturbing new details in the plot to discredit nutritionist Shelley McGuire

In July 2015, Michelle (Shelley) McGuire, a nutrition professor and lactation expert then at Washington State University (WSU), was targeted ...
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Anti-GMO ‘Russian trolls’ also spread vaccine myths on social media, study finds

A new study showing that Russian-linked trolls and social media bots have been heavily promoting misinformation on vaccines shows just how far ...
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How John Oliver was duped by the fringe anti-science advocacy groups USRTK and the Organic Consumers Association

Sometimes it's difficult to know who is defending science and who is more concerned about identity politics and cheap laughs ...
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Organic Times: New satire site takes Onion-like look at crop biotechnology activists

Agriculture is a serious topic. While farmers in the developing world struggle to save their crops from pest invasions and ...
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