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PAN joins NGOs in Neonics Ban

Global consensus finds neonicotinoids not driving honeybee health problems. Why is Europe determined to ban them?

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Why is Europe allowing what has been called 'a bizarrely one-sided piece of politicized science' to determine agricultural policy? ...
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Podcast: Glyphosate, cancer and ‘corporate conspiracies’–“Regulatory capture” by anti-science activists in the Roundup controversy

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Our useful threat-detection instinct has been warped into a serious handicap as we attempt to evaluate risks to our health ...
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The world faces ‘pollinator collapse’? How and why the media get the science wrong time and again

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With neither the facts nor the science on their side, environmental advocacy groups are simply pounding the table ...
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Viewpoint: Guardian (UK) ‘Toxic America’ series: Anti-chemical activism masquerades as science journalism

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So far, they’ve published no article by or in-depth interview with an actual scientist ...
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How NPR, Washington Post, Bloomberg and other media botched reporting on EPA’s ‘ban’ of 12 ‘bee-killing’ neonicotinoid insecticides

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If headlines are the measure, groups claiming bees are endangered by misuse of pesticides just scored a significant victory ...
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Viewpoint: Glyphosate harms bees? Anti-biotech campaigners attempt to revive debunked myth blaming world’s most used herbicide

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"The honeybee is in no way endangered. If there’s a top ten list of what’s killing honey bee colonies, I’d ...
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‘Regenerative’ is the new buzz word in agriculture. Does the sustainability hype match reality?

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The goal should be sustainability, not trying to advance an ideology ...
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Fresh from European ban victory, anti-chemical activists turn their sights on Canada, targeting neonicotinoid pesticides as a ‘bee killer’

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There is an inevitable consequence when technically inexpert politicians and politically-influenced bureaucrats allow public policy to be driven by dogmatic ...
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Latest ecological fake news scare: Like the ‘honeybee armageddon’ narrative, pesticide-driven ‘insect-pocalypse’ claim is collapsing

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The 'bee-pocalypse' was an exaggerated fiction grounded in genuine concerns. The 'insect-pocalypse' is more of the same ...
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With the ‘bee crisis’ fading and European farmers fearing an insect invasion, EU’s neonicotinoid ban fiasco stumbles into the New Year

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The future of a controversial agricultural pesticide remains in limbo, thanks to scientific uncertainty and political malfeasance ...
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Podcast: Jon Entine, Kevin Folta, Perry Hackett on how gene editing could dampen the partisan GMO divide

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How do you win over people who view crop biotechnology and corporate influence as threats? One answer may be gene ...
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Podcast: GLP’s Jon Entine on the spread of ‘chemophobia’

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Chemicals are used to grow, process, preserve and package our food, and are ubiquitous in many products and in our ...
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Viewpoint: As global honeybee population increases, activists blame neonicotinoid pesticides for ‘bird-pocalypse’ that’s not happening

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Are we in the midst of another bout of unfounded environmentalist-fueled exaggerations—this time about birds becoming extinct because of pesticide ...
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Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love, but don’t want to label

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In cheese production, the need to use traditional rennet obtained from calf stomachs has largely been removed because of a ...
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Viewpoint: Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and ‘damages public health’

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When is a chemical dangerous? This is not a question we consciously ask ourselves much, but in fact, we interrogate ...
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‘Gold standard’ assessing neonicotinoids: Field bee hive studies find pesticides not major source of health issues

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Some lab studies but almost no field ones suggest neonicotinoid pesticides are harming bee health. Why is there such a ...
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Canada’s suspect move to phase out neonicotinoids to ‘protect bees’ sets stage for US regulatory battle

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Canada’s PMRA—its environmental regulatory agency, part of HealthCanada—rolled out for public comment its tentative decision to phase out almost all ...
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How John Oliver was duped by the fringe anti-science advocacy groups USRTK and the Organic Consumers Association

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Sometimes it's difficult to know who is defending science and who is more concerned about identity politics and cheap laughs ...
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Was there Russian collusion? When it comes to prominent anti-GMO groups, the disturbing answer is ‘yes’

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Modern genetic engineering techniques applied to agriculture are making stunning advances. This year, after decades in (gratuitous) regulatory limbo, the ...
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Will Gene Editing and Other New Breeding Techniques Provide a ‘Second Chance’ for Worldwide Embrace of Genetically Engineered Crops?

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Jon Entine, Executive Director of the Genetic Literacy Project | June 13, 2018Highlights: Anti-GMO activists, aided by Russian propaganda, have ...
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‘Substantial equivalence’: Are GMOs as safe as other conventional and organic foods?

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GMO critics claim that US regulations rely too much on the concept of “substantial equivalence” when evaluating if food is ...
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Video: Genetic Literacy Project founder Jon Entine on GMOs and ‘chemophobia’

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In this episode of The Dissenter, Ricardo Lopes interviews Genetic Literacy Project founder Jon Entine about bioengineering, GMOs and "chemophobia." Ricardo ...
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Honeybee population isn’t ‘crashing’ and seed pesticides are not driving health problems—and here’s why

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In recent years, articles on honeybees have often started with a sentence like this: “Populations of honeybees have crashed in ...
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Partisan divide erupts on glyphosate-cancer science as IARC supporters push ‘Monsanto Papers’ narrative

“There appear to be serious problems with the science underlying [the International Agency for Research on Cancer]’s [2015] assessment of ...
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Rethinking the pesticides–neonicotinoids–bee health crisis narrative: Why the media get it wrong

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Are bees endangered because of the use of insecticides, and in particular the class of chemicals known as neonicotinoids, which ...
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How anti-biotech environmental groups are trying to kill roll-out of AquaBounty’s sustainable salmon

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If you love Atlantic salmon, what you are eating is almost certainly farm-raised, despite what the label might say. The ...