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Viewpoint: EU’s new gene-editing rules show failure of scientific leadership

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On 25 July 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that plants bred via recent mutagenesis techniques would fall ...
10 tips for better communication about pesticide science, risks

10 tips for better communication about pesticide science, risks

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One of the biggest challenges for any risk communications professional today is to deliver positive messages on pesticides. Like any ...
In the Battle to Regulate GMOS, Gene Editing and other New Breeding Techniques, Who Has ‘Hazard Blood’ on their Hands?

In the Battle to Regulate GMOS, Gene Editing and other New Breeding Techniques, Who Has ‘Hazard Blood’ on their Hands?

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David Zaruk, Founder of GreenFacts, Environmental-Health Risk Governance Analyst, Professor at Odisee University College | July 26, 2018 This third ...
Precautionary Politics: Europe Moves Backward into a Fear-Based ‘Dark Ages’ in Regulating Agriculture and Cancer Risks

Precautionary Politics: Europe Moves Backward into a Fear-Based ‘Dark Ages’ in Regulating Agriculture and Cancer Risks

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David Zaruk, Founder of GreenFacts, Environmental-Health Risk Governance Analyst, Professor at Odisee University College | July 25, 2018 Highlights: The ...
Risk, Hazard and the Precautionary Principle: Why Europe Gets Crop Biotechnology and Chemical Regulation So Wrong

Risk, Hazard and the Precautionary Principle: Why Europe Gets Crop Biotechnology and Chemical Regulation So Wrong

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David Zaruk, Founder of GreenFacts, Environmental-Health Risk Governance Analyst, Professor at Odisee University College | July 24, 2018 Highlights: European ...
Viewpoint: Why organic farming activists oppose New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

Viewpoint: Why organic farming activists oppose New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

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There was a brief moment in 2015 where organic farming researchers were having an open discussion on adopting certain innovative ...
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Viewpoint: 6 ways IARC Director Christopher Wild lied to Congress about cancer agency’s glyphosate debacle

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While the outgoing head of the embattled agency refused to testify before the US House Science Committee, he did send ...
Viewpoint: 12 ways organic activists mislead consumers

Viewpoint: 12 ways organic activists mislead consumers

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Does the organic food industry use deceptive marketing practices to scare wealthy customers away from conventional agriculture and GMOs? The ...
Viewpoint: Anti-biotech groups' master plan substitutes 'citizen science' for data in quest to get glyphosate banned

Viewpoint: Anti-biotech groups’ master plan substitutes ‘citizen science’ for data in quest to get glyphosate banned

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The European Union resisted the lobbying of organic and anti-biotech groups to renew authorization of glyphosate, although only for five ...
Viewpoint: After Christopher Wild departure, next IARC chief must fix 'beleaguered' agency

Viewpoint: After Christopher Wild departure, next IARC chief must fix ‘beleaguered’ agency

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With the sudden departure of IARC head Christopher Wild, here's a wish list put together by David Zaruk, who offers ...
Viewpoint: Former US journalist Carey Gillam should stay out of Europe's glyphosate debate

Viewpoint: Former US journalist Carey Gillam should stay out of Europe’s glyphosate debate

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A former agricultural reporter at Reuters, Gillam now presents herself as "the Rachel Carson of the GMO debate." Belgian-based risk ...
Viewpoint: Christopher Portier—well-paid activist scientist at center of the ban-glyphosate movement

Viewpoint: Christopher Portier—well-paid activist scientist at center of the ban-glyphosate movement

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Christopher Portier, special adviser to the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer, is bringing down the reputation ...
Viewpoint: GMO debate needs more innovation, not scientific consensus

Viewpoint: GMO debate needs more innovation, not scientific consensus

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[Editor’s note: David Zaruk, who writes under the blog name ‘The Risk-Monger’ is a professor based in Brussels writing on ...
Viewpoint: Attacks against ‘Monsanto shill’ illustrate ridiculous claims of anti-GMO lobbyists

Viewpoint: Attacks against ‘Monsanto shill’ illustrate ridiculous claims of anti-GMO lobbyists

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[Editor’s note: David Zaruk is the Risk-Monger. He has been an EU risk and science communications specialist since 2000, active ...
Should the European Union continue to fund anti-science and unaccountable NGO non-profits?

Should the European Union continue to fund anti-science and unaccountable NGO non-profits?

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Public tax money in Europe is being given with limited or no accountability to organizations actively working to undermine consensus ...
How US NGOs are exploiting Europe's precautionary chemophobia to ban glyphosate and GMOs

How US NGOs are exploiting Europe’s precautionary chemophobia to ban glyphosate and GMOs

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Environmental NGOs have a harder time influencing the evidence-based US regulatory system, so they're taking the fight to Europe — ...
To help bees and farmers, EU should roll back 'fear-based' ban on neonicotinoid pesticides

To help bees and farmers, EU should roll back ‘fear-based’ ban on neonicotinoid pesticides

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[Editor's note: The following is a letter by David Zaruk, Belgian-based environmental-health journalist specializing in science and public policy, to Vytenis ...
How conflicts of interest, NGO activism undermine European bee health oversight

How conflicts of interest, NGO activism undermine European bee health oversight

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The EU recently banned three neonicotinoids to protect honeybees. But a closer look shows the decision was influenced by an ...
Recapping 2016: 10 ways anti-GMO activists put ideology ahead of science

Recapping 2016: 10 ways anti-GMO activists put ideology ahead of science

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When they said we would have to add an extra second to the clocks at the end of 2016, there ...
Has WHO's IARC cancer agency, partly funded by US, outlived its usefulness?

Has WHO’s IARC cancer agency, partly funded by US, outlived its usefulness?

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer has come under fire from scientists, regulators, and journalists for recently concluding that ...
GMO advocate at faux Monsanto tribunal: My registration canceled and I was forcibly removed

GMO advocate at faux Monsanto tribunal: My registration canceled and I was forcibly removed

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Just before the Monsanto Tribunal began, David Zaruk held an event entitled Voice of Farmers, featuring talks from four farmers ...
Will US cut off support for WHO's IARC over pilloried glyphosate cancer report?

Will US cut off support for WHO’s IARC over pilloried glyphosate cancer report?

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Regulatory agencies in the US, Europe and most recently Australia have concluded that the International Cancer Research Agency botched its ...
Do anti-GMO activist NGOs falsely represent the broad public will?

Do anti-GMO activist NGOs falsely represent the broad public will?

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. . . . NGOs present themselves to policymakers as representative of civil society . . . demanding equal engagement in the ...
Blind precaution: Europe's obsession with Precautionary Principle blocks agricultural innovation

Blind precaution: Europe’s obsession with Precautionary Principle blocks agricultural innovation

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The EU has created a regulatory jungle, chocking agricultural innovation, by depending on the non-science based precautionary principle ...

Is precautionary principle in pesticide, GMO regulation making EU import dependent?

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The EU’s use of the precautionary principle on agricultural technologies is a bad, broken compass. How far lost are we? ...
Has WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) shifted from analysis to advocacy?

Has WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) shifted from analysis to advocacy?

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What is IARC? What is its relationship with the World Health Organization? Was its designation of glyphosate as 'probably carcinogenic' ...

European Greens block African use of GMOs, fertilizers, pesticides, threatening innovation

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [On June 8], the ...
In wake of National Academies' GMO report, is public skepticism of biotech waning?

In wake of National Academies’ GMO report, is public skepticism of biotech waning?

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A number of recent events have seemed to shift public sentiment favorable towards GMOs. What is behind this change? ...

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