Farmer exposes Non-GMO Project's Twitter crop patent misinformation campaign

Farmer exposes Non-GMO Project’s Twitter crop patent misinformation campaign

The Non-GMO Project spreads misleading and inaccurate information about food, agriculture and health on its website and social media. This ...
Top 5 most ridiculous types of Non-GMO Project labeled products

Top 5 most ridiculous types of Non-GMO Project labeled products

The stuff with no G to M It would stand to reason that any Non-GMO Project certified item would have ...
'New Girl' is no farm girl: Zooey Deschanel misinforms on organic food, farming

‘New Girl’ is no farm girl: Zooey Deschanel misinforms on organic food, farming

In Zooey Deschanel’s third “Your Food’s Roots” video, part of a five episode educational series presented by media company Attn:, the ...
Science Moms hit back at anti-GMO group's Monsanto 'shill' accusations

Science Moms hit back at anti-GMO group’s Monsanto ‘shill’ accusations

[Editor's note: Alison Bernstein, Anastasia Bodnar, Jenny Splitter, Kavin Senapathy, Layla Katiraee, and Natalie Newell are part of a group called Science ...
Viewpoint: Anti-GMO movement perpetuates sexism, food insecurity

Viewpoint: Anti-GMO movement perpetuates sexism, food insecurity

An acronym that conjures specters like pesticides, cancer, obesity, the transformation of life forms into intellectual property, and corporate control ...
'Science Moms' documentary counters anti-GMO, anti-vaccine misinformation

‘Science Moms’ documentary counters anti-GMO, anti-vaccine misinformation

In an era of fear-based marketing targeted to parents, one group of moms hopes to launch a movement of science-minded ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson, narrator of 'Food Evolution' movie: It's not pro-GMO, it's pro-science

Neil deGrasse Tyson, narrator of ‘Food Evolution’ movie: It’s not pro-GMO, it’s pro-science

Film and entertainment news site Deadline Hollywood announced last week that Hulu has acquired rights to the Food Evolution documentary, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker ...
Viewpoint: Science-based consumers push back against Triscuit’s non-GMO label

Viewpoint: Science-based consumers push back against Triscuit’s non-GMO label

[Triscuit] announced its new Non-GMO Project verified label across its entire portfolio of products last month, with a television ad ...
Frankenfood paradox: Why are (sometimes organic) seedless watermelons -- chemical-created mutants -- sold without a label?

Frankenfood paradox: Why are (sometimes organic) seedless watermelons — chemical-created mutants — sold without a label?

[Did] you know that seedless watermelons are genetically modified, using a toxic chemical, even though they’re considered non-GMO ? If ...
Swedish court: Coop grocery chain 'misled' consumers by claiming organic food safer, healthier

Swedish court: Coop grocery chain ‘misled’ consumers by claiming organic food safer, healthier

The makers of the viral 2015 “Organic Effect” video, which claimed that switching to an all organic diet can eliminate ...
'Food Evolution' review: Film shows fear of GMOs in rich countries hurts African farmers

‘Food Evolution’ review: Film shows fear of GMOs in rich countries hurts African farmers

The Food Evolution documentary, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by pop astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, navigates ...
Fake food news: Non-GMO Project sets standard for misleading consumers

Fake food news: Non-GMO Project sets standard for misleading consumers

[Editor's note: Kavin Senapathy is a freelance writer and co-author of The Fear Babe: Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House.] As a ...
'Inextricably linked' anti-vaccine and anti-GMO movements cause preventable suffering

‘Inextricably linked’ anti-vaccine and anti-GMO movements cause preventable suffering

[Editor's note: Read the GLP's recent coverage of the Organic Consumers Association's and other anti-GMO groups' links to the anti-vaccine ...
Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts' $4 billion dollar solution: GM moths could fight cabbage and broccoli pest, reduce insecticide use

Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts’ $4 billion dollar solution: GM moths could fight cabbage and broccoli pest, reduce insecticide use

The deadline to submit comments to the USDA on the proposed field trial of the GM diamondback moth is nearing, ...
International Monsanto Tribunal: Fake trial distracts from real food, farming problems

International Monsanto Tribunal: Fake trial distracts from real food, farming problems

[Editor's note: Kavin Senapathy is an author, public speaker and science advocate.] The verdict I predicted has landed—agri-giant Monsanto has ...
Non-GMO movement plagued by 'rampant sexism', critic says

Non-GMO movement plagued by ‘rampant sexism’, critic says

It’s no secret that [moms are] among the most coveted demographics of the non-GMO marketing machine. Jeffrey Smith, one of ...
Nestlé bucks trend, won't add GMO labels despite activist pressure

Nestlé bucks trend, won’t add GMO labels despite activist pressure

The organic faction is back at it with its bullying tactics. This time, they're going after Nestlé. In a February ...
5 non-GMO 'frankenfoods' that can carry organic label

5 non-GMO ‘frankenfoods’ that can carry organic label

One of the most common food myths of our time is that GMOs are “frankenfoods” while heirloom or organic varieties ...
Non-GMO? Organic? Natural? Do food 'buzzwords' help consumers make healthy choices?

Non-GMO? Organic? Natural? Do food ‘buzzwords’ help consumers make healthy choices?

Picture the cereal aisle (and marvel at the fact that there is an aisle just for cereal). Next, think of ...
Here's the truth about the non-browning Arctic Apple

Here’s the truth about the non-browning Arctic Apple

[Editor's note: The story is a response to a February 2, 2016, post on STAT news written by a campaigner with ...
Science moms: Girl Scouts 'cave' to anti-science protests by introducing non-GMO cookie

Science moms: Girl Scouts ‘cave’ to anti-science protests by introducing non-GMO cookie

… The campaign to pressure the GSUSA into dropping ingredients sourced from plants engineered with modern molecular techniques, better known ...
Hunt's slammed for 'No GMOs in sight' tomato marketing ploy

Hunt’s slammed for ‘No GMOs in sight’ tomato marketing ploy

“No matter how far afield you look, you won’t find a single genetically modified tomato among our vines,” Hunt’s, the ...
Anti-GMO groups exploiting liberal fear of President-elect Trump

Anti-GMO groups exploiting liberal fear of President-elect Trump

“It’s time to fight,” reads the subject line of an email from the organic-funded Just Label It campaign.... The fight? ...
Conflating GMOs with Monsanto stifles development of new, innovative biotech crops from smaller companies

Conflating GMOs with Monsanto stifles development of new, innovative biotech crops from smaller companies

Conflating “GMOs” with Monsanto creates a crude narrative and regulatory quagmire that stifles innovation, discouraging smaller entities from developing and ...
Voice of the Farmers event counterpoint to faux Monsanto tribunal

Voice of the Farmers event counterpoint to faux Monsanto tribunal

The [activist-organized, mock 'Monsanto Tribunal'] isn’t about Monsanto at all, but about stifling tools like genetic engineering, and agricultural chemicals ...
Nobel laureate Richard Roberts: Opposition to GMOs is an 'indulgence of the affluent'

Nobel laureate Richard Roberts: Opposition to GMOs is an ‘indulgence of the affluent’

In June, more than a hundred Nobel laureates sent a clear message to Greenpeace: abandon the campaign against GMOs. Since ...

Online marketers target food stamp recipients, selling high-priced ‘organic and natural’ junk food

The federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.. offers nutrition assistance to...low income Americans.... SNAP helps people afford food at stores and ...

Organic industry bitterly split over newly signed GMO label law

“Organic Traitors Team Up with Monsanto and [Grocery Manufacturers Association] on DARK Act,” reads a recent headline from Ronnie Cummins, director of the ...