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Viewpoint: Soon-to-be-required bioengineered food label is ‘in the worst traditions of government meddling’

Viewpoint: Soon-to-be-required bioengineered food label is ‘in the worst traditions of government meddling’

Washington Examiner | 
A very bad regulation is coming.  Here's the short of it. In 2016 Congress passed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure ...
Viewpoint: Why we need to remove 'politically-motivated regulatory barriers' hindering genetically modified crop innovation

Viewpoint: Why we need to remove ‘politically-motivated regulatory barriers’ hindering genetically modified crop innovation

Genetically modified (GM) organisms and crops have been a feature of food production for over 30 years. Despite extensive science-based ...

Podcast: Glyphosate, cancer and ‘corporate conspiracies’–“Regulatory capture” by anti-science activists in the Roundup controversy

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Our useful threat-detection instinct has been warped into a serious handicap as we attempt to evaluate risks to our health ...

Viewpoint: USDA GMO labeling plan is pointless, expensive—and probably unconstitutional

The scientific consensus is that mandatory GMO labeling fails every test — scientific, economic, legal, and common-sense ...

Viewpoint: USDA’s bioengineered food rules will confuse consumers and could cost $200 million per year

Wall Street Journal | 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has created what may be the most bewildering, least cost-effective regulation ever. In July 2016, ...

Viewpoint: Examining the science denial behind IFOAM—Organics International

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The true-believers in organic agriculture, such as the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM—Organics International), are as deluded as ...
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Viewpoint: GMO critic Vandana Shiva’s anti-modernity crusade threatens world’s poor

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The recently-published “Social Justice Warrior Handbook,” which satirizes people who promote liberal, multicultural, anti-capitalist, anti-globalization, politically correct views, could have ...
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‘Natural’ label lawsuits: What you need to know

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In the United States, when a food label uses the word “natural,” food companies are frequently the target in litigation ...
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US Supreme Court decision could render mandatory GMO labeling unconstitutional

Forbes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Controversy continues to rage ...

Organic label does not guarantee food is GMO or pesticide free

Forbes | 
New York Times nutrition and health columnist Jane Brody recently penned a generally good piece about genetic engineering, “Fears, Not Facts, ...

By implying GMO ingredients less safe, labeling fails test for rationality

National Review | 
The gratuitous controversy continues over whether foods from plants and animals that have been genetically engineered should be labeled as ...

Genetic engineering needs space from regulators

Slate | 
The newly approved, genetically engineered “Innate” brand of potato is quite remarkable. It is bruise resistant and contains 50 to ...

Crop biotechnology and the challenges of feeding a world of ten billion

Pennsylvania State University | 
Note: This study by Drew Kershen and Nina Fedoroff is available for free download at: The latest United Nations population ...
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Viewpoint: Wealthy activist Vandana Shiva is a poor advocate for the poor

Genetic Literacy Project | 
This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. Vandana Shiva advocates policies ...

General Mills turns to ‘Raja Of The Country Of World Peace’ to certify its costlier, non-GMO Cheerios

Forbes | 
Recently, cereal makers General Mills and Post announced that they had reformulated their flagship brands (Cheerios and Grape Nuts, respectively) to avoid ...
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How should Congress and the FDA respond to calls to label foods with GMOs?

Forbes | 
According to Henry Miller, a physician and the founding director of the Office of Biotechnology at the FDA, and Drew ...
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EU rules that honey containing GM pollen will not require a label

CropGen | 
The European Parliament has ruled that pollen is a natural constituent of honey and not an ingredient, as anti-GMO forces ...

Governmental regulation hurts SynthBio more than IP rights

Biology Fortified | 
Corporations and their patents are not significant barriers to synthetic bio food security technologies. Rather, the primary barrier will be ...

Genetic engineering produces a genuine (regulation) monstrosity

Forbes | 
Activists have warned for decades that genetic engineering would create some sort of monstrosity like Dr. Frankenstein’s creature.  It turns out ...

Viewpoint: Genetic engineering produces a genuine monstrosity

Genetic Literacy Project | 
This article originally ran at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. Activists have warned for ...

Opposition to genetic engineering is immoral

National Review | 
There’s an old saying that no good deed goes unpunished. That certainly seems to be true for many breakthroughs in ...
Europe lags

Europe lags Uruguay, Pakistan, Philippines in biotech crop cultivation

Genetic Literacy Project | 
For more than 20 years, bucking a worldwide scientific consensus, the European Union (EU) has fallen behind much of the ...
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