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Partisan divide erupts on glyphosate-cancer science as IARC supporters push ‘Monsanto Papers’ narrative

“There appear to be serious problems with the science underlying [the International Agency for Research on Cancer]’s [2015] assessment of ...
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Double standard? Facing FOIA demand, California sides with anti-chemical professor, blocking email release

Why did the University of California reject a Freedom of Information request for an "anti-chemical" professor's emails, while handing over ...
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Organic food helps you get pregnant? Media outlets fall for ‘activist science’

[Editor's note: Terence Bradshaw is a research associate at the University of Vermont. He has a PhD in plant & soil science.] ...
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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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Science Moms hit back at anti-GMO group’s Monsanto ‘shill’ accusations

[Editor's note: Alison Bernstein, Anastasia Bodnar, Jenny Splitter, Kavin Senapathy, Layla Katiraee, and Natalie Newell are part of a group called Science ...
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Viewpoint: Former US journalist Carey Gillam should stay out of Europe’s glyphosate debate

A former agricultural reporter at Reuters, Gillam now presents herself as "the Rachel Carson of the GMO debate." Belgian-based risk ...
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Viewpoint: Christopher Portier—well-paid activist scientist at center of the ban-glyphosate movement

Christopher Portier, special adviser to the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer, is bringing down the reputation ...
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Junk science: Journal paid to publish ‘food industry conspiracy’ paper—funded by organic industry

Gary Ruskin, the chief junkyard dog of US Right To Know, an industry front group created by Organic Consumers Association ...
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Judge ponders removal of lawyers behind glyphosate class action suit for possible illegal media release of classified documents

A federal judge [heard] arguments [on August 24] at a federal court in San Francisco over whether the lead attorneys ...
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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 ...
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Monsanto’s hidden influence? Glyphosate’s future in hands of EPA and the courts

Roundup has revolutionized farming. Now, human health and Bayer’s $66 billion deal for Monsanto depend on an honest appraisal of ...
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Viewpoint: US Right to Know uses ‘big tobacco strategy’ to attack, discredit, scare academics

[Editor's note: Stuart Smyth is a professor in the University of 
Saskatchewan’s agricultural and resource economics department and holds the ...
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Opinion: GMO opponents in ‘frenzied heat’ trying to discredit Food Evolution movie

Michael Pollan, Marion Nestle and other anti-GMO activists have complained that the documentary Food Evolution is nothing more than a ...
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Opinion | Putin’s ‘sock puppets’: How Russia ‘uses’ anti-GMO activists to undermine crop biotech and science

In its promotion of 'fake news,' Russia is committed to undermining US technological advantages by using anti-GMO activists to spread ...
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Organic industry-funded anti-GMO group US Right to Know calls Food Evolution film ‘chemical industry propaganda’

[Editor's note: Stacy Malkan is co-director of US Right to Know. Read the GLP's profile of USRTK here.] Some industry messaging ...
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Genetic Literacy Project’s Top 6 Stories for the Week – May 15, 2017

Video: Obama on GMOs — ‘Humanity has always engaged in genetic modifications’ Anti-vax Organic Consumers Association, linked to measles outbreak, ...
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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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US Right to Know calls Canadian researcher and university Monsanto ‘sock puppets’ — But finds no financial ties

The University of Saskatchewan and one of its well-known professors are acting like "sock puppets" for agri-business giant Monsanto, says ...
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Anti-vax Organic Consumers Association, linked to measles outbreak, has deep ties to anti-GMO conspiracist USRTK

The Organic Consumers Association uses its sizable budget to fund front groups, like Gary Ruskin's US Right to Know, that ...
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Merchants of doubt: US Right to Know’s latest smear targets public-service-focused Canadian scientist

A familiar pattern is emerging, and if you love science and respect scientists it should give you chills. This week ...
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Trolls and shills: How disinformation sites InfoWars, Natural News and US Right to Know manufacture fake news

Lawyers suing Monsanto say the company pays people to defend it online, without citing any evidence to back up the ...
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US Right to Know’s Gary Ruskin linked to anti-science Russian ‘fake news’ site

[Editor's note: Alex Berezow is a senior fellow of biomedical science at the American Council on Science and Health.] RT is the ...
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Scientist for hire? Does anti-neonic activist David Goulson produce pre-determined ‘research’ for funders?

Leading UK sustainability researcher embroiled in a scandal over alleged manipulation of European bee health advisory group takes NGO advocacy ...
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Anti-GMO ‘Merchants of Doubt’ crusaders: Danny Hakim, Eric Lipton, Carey Gillam

Editor's Note: University of Florida horticulturist Kevin Folta addresses the latest journalist attack on  biotechnology and agriculture. In last week's New York ...
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Real story of anti-GMO sensation Rachel Parent: Idealist or pawn of ‘natural’ marketers?

Teen anti-GMO activist Rachel Parent tours the world, 'testifying' at anti-GMO tribunals and delivers Ted Talks about the dangers of ...
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EPA panel begins evaluation of carcinogenicity of glyphosate

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding four days of meetings, beginning December 13, aimed at examining the evidence that ...
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Cause for concern over claims of “dangerous” glyphosate in wine, breast milk, cereal, etc.?

There is far less reason to worry about the 'dangers' of glyphosate when compared to other pesticide but many activists ...
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Alison Van Eenennaam: Anti-GMO activists target public scientists

As the mock trial circus winds down in the Hague, fringe anti-GMO activists plan to reinvigorate their targeting of independent ...