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Part 3: 'Fallacious and wrongheaded' — The Cartagena Protocol's categorization of 'living products' of agricultural biotechnology as GMOs was a 'nonsensical' blunder that disrupted technological innovation and trade

Part 3: ‘Fallacious and wrongheaded’ — The Cartagena Protocol’s categorization of ‘living products’ of agricultural biotechnology as GMOs was a ‘nonsensical’ blunder that disrupted technological innovation and trade

Ten years after the coming into force of the Cartagena Protocol, its own supporters noted that effective implementation was fragmentary ...
Part 2: Viewpoint — Digging into the 'prejudices' that have plagued the Cartagena Protocol's misguidance on international regulation of agricultural biotechnology

Part 2: Viewpoint — Digging into the ‘prejudices’ that have plagued the Cartagena Protocol’s misguidance on international regulation of agricultural biotechnology

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Convention on Biological Diversity 2000), which was adopted in 2000 and entered into force in ...
Part 1: Viewpoint — 'Misguided and counterproductive': Why the world needs to scrap the Cartagena Safety Protocol that influences regulation and impedes global trade of GM seeds and plants

Part 1: Viewpoint — ‘Misguided and counterproductive’: Why the world needs to scrap the Cartagena Safety Protocol that influences regulation and impedes global trade of GM seeds and plants

According to a long-time and widespread scientific consensus, agri-food biotechnology regulation should focus on the risks and benefits of each ...
Viewpoint: Battling corporate takeover of agriculture? Activists who oppose GMOs and other forms of farming biotechnology hurt vulnerable populations they claim to want to protect

Viewpoint: Battling corporate takeover of agriculture? Activists who oppose GMOs and other forms of farming biotechnology hurt vulnerable populations they claim to want to protect

Activist groups which oppose so-called ‘genetically modified organisms’ (GMOs) frequently affirm that they want to fight corporations and capitalism. While ...
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Viewpoint: There’s no such thing as a ‘GMO,’ and the history of potatoes illustrates why the term is ‘nonsensical’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The expression “genetically modified organisms” (“GMOs”) is not only void of scientific value, but has negative effects on agricultural progress ...
Viewpoint: Arguments against crop gene editing rely on 'cherry-picking half-truths'

Viewpoint: Arguments against crop gene editing rely on ‘cherry-picking half-truths’

Life Sciences, Society and Policy | 
Critics of the use of advanced biotechnologies in the agri-food sector (“New Breeding Techniques,” comprising CRISPR) demand a strict regulation ...
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Viewpoint: Why the term ‘GMO’ contributes nothing to debates over food safety

Many people believe that a so-called “genetically modified organism” (GMO) is a term that has some significance for interpreting the ...
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‘GMO’ petunias: Ridiculousness exposed and explained

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Italian researcher offers satirical look at the story of the GMO petunias that were ordered destroyed. How would you explain ...
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Why the concept of GMOs is meaningless

Genetic Literacy Project | 
European Union legislation on agricultural genetics and biotechnologies is hopelessly warped — and it threatens to get worse with the introduction ...
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Nassim Taleb’s Precautionary Principle nonsense and warped “GMO” pseudo-category

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Expertise in economic, statistics and stock market risk does not translate into competent analysis about biotechnology and food ...
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