Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

Special 6-part series starting on

FIRST ARTICLE: Has pesticide use decreased over the last 40 years?

Articles written for the GLP list the source as Genetic Literacy Project. All other articles were written for the sources noted with excerpts provided by the GLP.
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Non-browning mushrooms, heart healthy soybean oil: Milestones in the quest to fine tune food with gene editing

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White button mushrooms .... [T]hese little mushrooms represent an important agricultural milestone because they were the first gene-edited crop to ...
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Lab-grown fried chicken? ‘Alternative’ meat company adds poultry options

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In April, Memphis Meats [offered] taste samplings of fried chicken and Duck a l’Orange, both made by growing animal cells ...

Dairy milk’s origins reveal mutation that could cause discomfort in some milk drinkers

Food Safety News | 
“The milk that might change everything.” That’s the bold claim of a brand that will soon be sold as “a2 ...

Biotech riders in proposed Farm Bill stir controversy

Food Safety News | 
Critics of agricultural biotechnology say that genetically engineered crops can be harmful to human health and to the environment. They ...