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Nature Biotech: US Right to Know, Organic Consumers are “demagogues”, “anti-science zealots”

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Smear campaigns against those ...
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Pro-biotech academic researchers contacted by Monsanto under fire

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Monsanto Co.’s undisclosed recruitment ...
Georgia's Wayne Parrott: 'Time to end transparency double-standard targeting biotech scientists'

Georgia’s Wayne Parrott: ‘Time to end transparency double-standard targeting biotech scientists’

I have long been a firm believer that any public scientist who cannot explain, defend and justify his/her work to ...
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Anti-GMO activists use FOIA to bully mother-scientist nutrition and lactation expert

USRTK has wielded FOIA requests as a weapon to bully scientists. Michelle McGuire, a globally respected nutrition expert, is the ...

Targeting Kevin Folta for teaching genetics shows ethics of anti-GMO activist attackers

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. A well-respected researcher in ...
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Talking Biotech: In wake of bungled USRTK FOIA attack, Kevin Folta clarifies future of genetic literacy outreach

In wake of bungled USRTK FOIA attack, Kevin Folta clarifies future of genetic literacy outreach ...
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Union of Concerned Scientists joins criticism of USRTK, PLoS on biotech science literacy “transparency”

UCS joins a growing list of independent groups criticizing Paul Thacker and Charles Seife for misrepresentations in their article savaging ...
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Kevin Folta responds to anti-GMO FOIA fiasco: PLoS bungled post misrepresents smoking gun email

Paul Thacker and Charles Seife--aligned with anti-GMO organic financed USRTK--claimed that a leaked document 'proved' Florida prof 'advised' Monsanto on ...
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Activist groups, USRTK have right to demand transparency from biotech scientists

The backlash against transparency is underway and is likely to inform how we interpret the scientific literature for years to come. In the ...
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Nutritionist Michelle McGuire responds to attacks in wake of ‘glyphosate not in milk’ study

Washington State lactation scientist target of USTRK FOIA and anti-GMO activist attacks after finding glyphosate not in human breast milk ...
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Kevin Folta discusses “ties” to GMO industry, challenges of biotech literacy communication

Independent agricultural scientist Kevin Folta responded to questions raised about his relationship to the biotechnology industry, as the first wave ...
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Biotech professor’s emails show no misconduct in battling anti-GMO propaganda, but Monsanto tie noted

Michelle McGuire, a nutrition scientist at Washington State University in Pullman, was stunned when anti-GMO activists asked to read her ...
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Anti-GMO “Right to Know” movement cashing in on scaring and confusing consumers

We have no right to know if our food is GMO. Why? Because the term “GMO” is an arbitrary classification ...

Organic-funded anti-GMO group calls for investigation of whether USDA covered up dangers

A "watchdog" organization is calling on the U.S. Senate and House agriculture committees and the inspector general at the USDA ...
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Kevin Folta interview: ‘Yes, I’m a shill—not for Big Ag but for Science’

Co-hosts of The League of Nerds Myles Power and James Gurney interview Kevin Folta, professor at the University of Florida, ...
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Nina Fedoroff, Kevin Folta, GLP’s Jon Entine push back on organic-led attack on biotech academic research

In a wide-ranging discussion, HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps discusses the document demands on biotech scientists and the parallels with ...
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AAAS presidents: ‘Anti-GMO harassment of best scientific thinkers must stop now’

In the latest organised attack on science, 14 senior U.S. scientists are being targeted by anti-GM lobby group U.S. Right ...
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Cornell Alliance students challenge ‘anti-GMO bullies’ over FOI demand

The Cornell Alliance for Science--a global initiative for science-based communications at Cornell University--has launched a petition to support biotech scientists ...

Conflicting principles: Are anti-GMO groups abusing public records transparency laws?

A succession of stories in recent weeks involving scientists and open records requests have anguished many who cherish two ideals: academic ...
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Columbia Journalism Review: Anti-GMO group’s records request threatens independent research

U.S. Right to Know, based in Oakland, Calif., has asked at least four universities to turn over all correspondence since ...
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Union of Concerned Scientists join criticism of anti-GMO activist ‘attack’ on university researchers

The legal attack hit Kevin Folta in early February. After receiving a FOIA request from U.S. Right to Know—a nonprofit ...
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Kevin Folta on Biogate: It’s a ‘gotcha’ taxpayer-funded fishing expedition

Last week I received a FOIA request that all of my emails bearing certain terms were going to be obtained ...
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Mimicking Climategate, anti-GMO activists fund legal attack on biotech academics

US Right to Know, funded mostly by organic activists, is using the Freedom of Information Act to target scientists it ...
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