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Viewpoint: New York’s ‘Birds and Bees Protection Act' targeting neonicotinoid pesticides doesn’t protect either and would hurt farmers

Viewpoint: New York’s ‘Birds and Bees Protection Act’ targeting neonicotinoid pesticides doesn’t protect either and would hurt farmers

AGDAILY | 
[Recently,] the New York legislature began advancing the Birds and Bees Protection Act. If it passes both chambers and is ...
Viewpoint: ‘Feel-good purchases’: This farmer believes the ‘regenerative agriculture movement’ is the latest fad promoting misconceptions about conventional farming

Viewpoint: ‘Feel-good purchases’: This farmer believes the ‘regenerative agriculture movement’ is the latest fad promoting misconceptions about conventional farming

Farmer's Daughter | 
The public’s fascination with regenerative agriculture is relatively new. But many people seem to think it’s a way to “fix” ...
Viewpoint: Phase out neonicotinoids? Walmart’s new farmer mandates promote alarmist misinformation about bee health

Viewpoint: Phase out neonicotinoids? Walmart’s new farmer mandates promote alarmist misinformation about bee health

Farmer's Daughter | 
Walmart is making two big asks from its producers. First, it’s encouraging fresh produce suppliers to “protect, restore, or establish ...
Worth the higher price tag? What benefits are you really getting when you garden using organic seeds?

Worth the higher price tag? What benefits are you really getting when you garden using organic seeds?

Farmer's Daughter | 
Whether a seed is labeled organic or not depends on the parent plant. If the parent plant was only treated ...
Why grow GMOs? A farmer explains 4 environmental benefits of crop biotechnology

Why grow GMOs? A farmer explains 4 environmental benefits of crop biotechnology

Farmer's Daughter | 
Unfortunately, biotechnology has taken quite a beating in public perception. We’ve seen activists’ smear campaigns disseminating misinformation. The most ridiculous ...
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Viewpoint: EU approves new herbicide resistant GMO soy for human and feed consumption, but won’t allow its farmers to grow it

Farmer's Daughter | 
[EU regulators recently] approved Bayer’s new XtendFlex soybeans for food and animal-feed use. Bayer’s latest GMO is resistant to three ...
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Viewpoint: H&M clothing should drop its commitment to organic fabric, embrace GMO cotton

Farmer's Daughter | 
Dear H&M: I saw your recent commercial regarding sustainability. It shares your commitment to change your production now to help ...
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Viewpoint: California jury’s decision that Monsanto failed to disclose glyphosate could cause cancer undermines EPA’s oversight of pesticide regulations since evidence suggests it is safe, agency claims

Blog | 
It’s no secret that Monsanto and glyphosate have taken a beating in court over the last couple years. After IARC ...
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Viewpoint: GMO crops could reduce, even eliminate, dangerous allergens in common foods

Washington Times | 
My brother was in his mid-20s when he developed a food allergy....[H]e discovered that his unpleasant side effects occurred whenever ...
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Viewpoint: While Kind Bar debunks ‘healthy’ organic sugar claim, it promotes equally deceptive non-GMO labels

Blog | 
Dear Kind Bar: [On March 6] you delighted people in the agriculture and science communities. Clif Bar tried to shame ...
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Dear Anheuser-Busch, stop scaring people about alleged dangers of corn products to sell Bud Light

Blog | 
Anheuser-Busch caused quite a farm controversy with its Bud Light Super Bowl commercials. Remember, Bud Light bragged in those commercials ...
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Viewpoint: Michelob’s ‘Pure Gold’ organic beer won’t preserve your health or the environment

Washington Examiner | 
Beer companies often use sex to sell their beers, but Michelob Ultra is reinventing the beer commercial by advertising something ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-glyphosate activists are ‘rich, organized, and powerful’—don’t underestimate them

AGDAILY | 
The campaign against glyphosate started a few years ago. The fairly benign herbicide was so closely tied to Roundup Ready ...
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Plaintiffs may struggle to prove Roundup causes cancer in upcoming glyphosate trials

Farmer's Daughter | 
Bayer’s Monsanto is facing thousands of lawsuits from plaintiffs claiming exposure to glyphosate gave them cancer. Last August, a jury ...
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A farmer’s ‘naughty list’: Activists, celebrities and lawyers who spread the most misinformation in 2018

Farmer's Daughter | 
That’s right: it’s almost time for the jolly old fat man to visit homes around the world to deliver presents ...
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Farmers, here’s what the public wants to know about food

Farmer's Daughter | 
Tyson Foods is the biggest U.S. food company .... [E]arlier this year it formed the Trendtellers Council and packed it ...
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Edible GMO cotton could supply protein to 600 million people daily

Farmer's Daughter | 
It turns out cotton seed is a great source of protein, except it’s currently toxic for humans. Cotton naturally produces gossypol, ...
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Despite FDA safety data, media promote glyphosate scare stories to drive readership, farmer says

Farmer's Daughter | 
FDA Testing Finds No Glyphosate Residues in Over Half of Commodities Tested. And what they did find was well within ...
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Farmer to FDA: Get rid of misleading ‘non-GMO’ and other fad food labels

Real Clear Policy | 
If you’ve made a grocery run at any point in the last few months, you may have noticed the proliferation ...
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Viewpoint: Demand for non-GMO food suggests consumers want ‘easy’ answers to nutrition and health

AGDAILY | 
Have you been grocery shopping lately? If so, it probably won’t come as much of a surprise that so-called “free-from” ...
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Will glyphosate-cancer lawsuits block development of safer pesticides?

Farmer's Daughter | 
Dewayne Johnson sued Monsanto because he claimed the Round-Up he sprayed as part of his job as a schoolyard groundskeeper ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-GMO activists copy negative rhetoric of politicians to win public support

Farmer's Daughter | 
There is a reason that political campaigns run negative advertising–it works. This close to a national election you’ve probably seen plenty ...
Health benefits of hot dog water? Profitable prank illustrates problem with food labels

Health benefits of hot dog water? Profitable prank illustrates problem with food labels

Detroit News | 
Festival-goers in Canada recently got the opportunity to buy an innovative new health product: hot dog water. Boasting health benefits ...
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Viewpoint: Powerful new food industry group promises to promote science-based policies—but will it?

Farmer's Daughter | 
Four of the largest food companies have combined forces to form a new advocacy association. Danone North America; Mars, Incorporated; ...
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Viewpoint: USDA’s GMO labeling proposal is ‘the right way to do it’

Farmer's Daughter | 
After two years of waiting, the USDA has finally published its proposed regulations to implement labeling of genetically modified crops ...
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6 ways GMO crops help farmers and consumers

Farmer's Daughter | 
Genetically modified crops provide a lot of benefits for farmers, including less pesticide applications and increased yields. These benefits are ...
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Viewpoint: California judge blocks spraying of citrus-killing Asian psyllid, courting disaster

Blog | 
“Judge Orders California Agriculture Officials to Cease Pesticide Use" ... The judge’s decision is so scary because he just indefinitely ...
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Viewpoint: Use Amazon Smile to support real charities—not Non-GMO Project’s fearmongering

Blog | 
Many people will turn to the Internet this year for holiday shopping, with Amazon being a popular choice. Savvy shoppers ...
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