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‘Crimes Against Humanity’? Who is behind the International Monsanto Tribunal circus?

Anti-GMO activists are gathering at The Hague this weekend to “hold Monsanto accountable for human-rights violations, for crimes against humanity, ...
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Glyphosate in wine and cereal? Why dubious detection methods undermine GMO scare claims

Two NGO commissioned studies found parts per billion concentrations of glyphosate in wine and oatmeal. Are these findings cause for ...
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Nobel laureate Richard Roberts: Opposition to GMOs is an ‘indulgence of the affluent’

In June, more than a hundred Nobel laureates sent a clear message to Greenpeace: abandon the campaign against GMOs. Since ...
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Kevin Folta: One year after Lipton’s NYT article, attacks on character continue

Attacks on Kevin Folta continue for perceived "shilling" for Monsanto. Folta responds to latest article, this time from the Alternet ...
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Do anti-GMO activist NGOs falsely represent the broad public will?

. . . . NGOs present themselves to policymakers as representative of civil society . . . demanding equal engagement in the ...
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Mark Lynas: US Right to Know funded by anti-vaccine activists

USRTK’s [U.S. Right to Know] funding is substantial. . . . . . . .To date, it has received $314,500 ...
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U.S. Right to Know suing UC Davis for public records on GMOs

Consumer group U.S. Right to Know filed a lawsuit [Aug. 17] to compel the University of California, Davis to comply with requests ...
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Science communicators condemn Facebook’s censorship of pro-science “We Love GMOs and Vaccines”

Anti-GMO and anti-vaccine activists--many of them are the same--have manipulated Facebook to shut down a pro science site, stirring sharp ...
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Bipartisan Senate GMO labeling agreement under attack from activists

A bipartisan compromise on GMO labeling has been reached in the Senate. But the bill is still far from being ...
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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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Gary Ruskin and Jon Entine tangle over the GMO corporate connection

US Right to Know attacks GLP's Jon Entine as a 'corporate shill' and Entine responds, focusing on transparency and science ...
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Two moms on how Kevin Folta inspired their pro-biotech science writing and advocacy

Two science advocates explain why Kevin Folta deserved the 2016 CAST Borlaug Agricultural Communications Award he was awarded on April ...
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Kevin Folta on winning Borlaug Ag Comm Award, year of attacks from anti-GMO activists

After year of attacks from activist, Kevin Folta wins prestigious, international award for science outreach and communication ...
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Tale of a GMO protest: Pro and anti-biotech activists illustrate ideological, financial divide

A recent protest in Salem, OR highlights motivations and funding for activists on each side of biotech debate ...
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Mark Lynas: Anti-GMO, anti-vaccine movements are linked

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . ...
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View from Uganda: Anti-GMO critics smear Cornell, African science communicators

Cornell Alliance for Science has come under attack for reportedly promoting GMOs with dishonest, industry driven messages. But what is ...
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Do process food labels help or harm consumers?

Process food labels have become ubiquitous- organic, natural, shade grown-but is this explosion of information actually good for the consumer? ...
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The story behind Séralini’s disappearing GMOs-are-toxic study, and the journal that published it

French GMO researcher Gilles-Éric Séralini published a new paper earlier this week, but a few days later it disappeared. Where ...
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Gates Foundation accused of spreading ‘GMO propaganda’ by activist groups

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Right to ...
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GMO face-off: USRTK’s Stacy Malkan vs Florida’s Kevin Folta

Contentious debate escalates over anti-GMO group’s strategy of using FOIA laws to ‘expose’ emails by scientists who support crop biotechnology ...
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USRTK anti-GMO activist calls for open access to all scientist emails

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . .If you ...

U.S. Right to Know rated #1 in junk science for 2015

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In January, an anti-GMO ...
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Recapping the 2015 GMO debate: Science eclipses ‘Dark’ voices of anti-biotech hysteria

The year ends with a Congressional battle over GMO labeling after the historic approval of the first animal modified for ...
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Viewpoint: How ‘organic’ agriculture evolved from marketing tool to evil empire

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. The organic products industry ...

Should journalists speak at science industry financed outreach events?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. With media budgets shrinking, it’s common ...
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GMO satire broadcast raises questions

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Vern Blazek Science ...
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“Fear Babe”: New book dissects the scare tactics of Vani Hari

From preservatives to pesticides, "Fear Babe" examines the claims of self-proclaimed Food Babe Vani Hari and the most notorious food ...
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FOIA emails reveal anti-GMO, pro-organic spin ‘A team’ led by Tom Philpott and Michael Pollan

A trove of new emails tied to former professor Charles Benbrook shines an ethically harsh light on the journalistic ethics ...