Anti-GMO critics dominate National Academy of Sciences crop biotech evaluation

The first two days of hearings on the latest round of scientific review for biotech crops and genetically engineered foods ...
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GLP’s Jon Entine cautions National Academy of Sciences about views of anti-science NGOs

The GLP's executive director speaks at the National Academy of Sciences, which embarks on a comprehensive study of the “purported” ...
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Viewpoint: Neither individuals nor (especially) the government should support ‘National Politically Correct Radio’

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. NPR–“National Politically Correct Radio”–has ...

On GMOs, Union of Concerned Scientists skips the science

Several weeks ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists posted a hard-hitting rebuttal to a famous environmentalist, someone who is normally an ally ...
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Anti-GMO claim examined: Does genetic engineering foster monoculture?

Do GMO crops "foster monoculture?" Plant pathologist Steve Savage dives into the cropping histories of the Midwest's Corn Belt and ...
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NaturalNews’ Mike Adams’ genocidal views on GMOs mainstream among environmental activists

NaturalNews founder and editor Mike Adams is known for his extremist views on GMOs, the latest being his threats to ...

Will consumers accept GM yeast that could save our oceans?

Scientists at DuPont have genetically modified a yeast to produce a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid, essential to human health and ...
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Herbicide-resistant crops can exacerbate ‘superweeds’ but new GM versions can help control problem

The growing problem of herbicide-resistant weeds has weed scientists and regulators pushing for more solutions to tackle the problem, including ...
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Cornell survey: Anti-GMO activists favor environment over feeding starving poor

A Cornell University survey found that those interviewed who cared more about keeping people from starving were pro-GMO. People against ...
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GMO science denialists? ENSSER challenges WHO, National Academy of Sciences on GM safety

When activist anti-GMO writers like Michael Pollan challenge the National Academy of Sciences and other global science bodies that have ...
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GMO science denialists? ENSSER challenges WHO, National Academy of Sciences on GM safety

When activist anti-GMO writers like Michael Pollan challenge the National Academy of Sciences and other global science bodies that have ...
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Union of Concerned Scientists blames GMOs for ‘superweeds’ but issue more complex

Genetically modified crops have been blamed for the superweeds problem, but in truth, the use of herbicides in monocultural practices ...
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Hidden costs in GMO labeling

Mandatory GMO labeling would require a huge addition in infrastructure needed to segregate grain. True traceability in our food supply ...
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Are GMOs causing an increase in allergies?

The potential for allergies from foods with genetically modified ingredients is no higher than that in any food, including organics ...
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Would you trust science or a yogic flying instructor with your food?

Professional forester and writer Norm Benson recently got a healthy dose of anti-science environmentalism, because he wrote an article endorsing a ...
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Does the Union of Concerned Scientists’s Doug Gurian-Sherman misrepresent GMOs?

Do advances in conventional breeding make genetic engineering unnecessary? That's the controversial claim by Union of Concerned Scientist's Doug Gurian-Sherman, ...
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Johnson in Grist: Despite drawbacks, GE key tool in strengthening global food security

Some say that the costs of genetic engineering outweigh the benefits, but GE is still an important tactic against threats ...
Viewpoint: EPA's new overseer of 'scientific integrity': The blind leading the blind

Viewpoint: EPA’s new overseer of ‘scientific integrity’: The blind leading the blind

This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. If you needed to ...
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Ugly glare on Union of Concerned Scientists, Consumers Union, journalists as RNA-GMO danger link disintegrates

The Union of Concerned Scientists, Consumers Union and other prominent anti-GMO journalists are silent after several reputable science publications severely ...

Anti-GM NGO supports Union of Concerned Scientists in spat over science credos

The magazine "Boston Review" has published in its September issue "a forum" on GM crops. The "forum" kicked off with ...

Union of Concerned Scientists asserts broad safety and environmental benefits of GMOs

In the last few days, Margaret Mellon and Doug Gurian-Sherman have clarified the position of the Union of Concerned Scientists ...
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Scientists, journalists and farmers join lively GMO forum

The current Boston Review hosts a discussion forum about GMOs, where professionals in agriculture, journalism and academia respond ...
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Grist vs. GM Watch: Is there a middle in the GMO debate?

GM Watch's scathing critique of Nathanael Johnson's efforts to find the middle ground in the GMO debate has not deterred ...
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Elle’s botched response to previously botched anti-GMO story

Elle has had an opportunity to redress its botched GMO coverage by opening its pages to a genuine discussion of ...
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Mother Jones’s Philpott supports Pollan “talking points” attack on NYTimes GM orange story

Anti-GMO journalist defends Michael Pollan’s backhanded attack on Amy Harmon’s NYT story on GM oranges ...

GMOs don’t hurt anyone, but opposing them does

How do you demonize scientists who added 3 genes to the 30,000 in rice in order to stop vitamin A ...
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Biotech crops do not produce new allergens or toxins

The idea that GM crops might result in novel allergens is "at best wildly misleading and at worse an all-out ...
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California’s activist court rules that GM alfalfa is not a pest

Despite a track record spotted with anti-science activist positions, California's 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court's determination ...
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