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Viewpoint: 'Terminator seeds'—the anti-GMO bogeyman that never existed

Viewpoint: ‘Terminator seeds’—the anti-GMO bogeyman that never existed

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Although GMO sterile 'terminator' seeds never existed, the idea has distorted the discussion for decades ...
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Viewpoint: Greenpeace-funded study backfires, undermining case to treat gene-edited crops as GMOs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The anti-GMO movement dominated the public discourse about crop biotechnology for decades. Led by committed activists who knew how to ...
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Viewpoint: How to constructively engage on social media with those who post anti-GMO and anti-vax conspiracies

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The other day, a tantalizing question appeared in my Twitter feed: “If you were writing a book about 2020, what ...
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Viewpoint: The Impossible Burger has sparked an ideological rift between anti-GMO critics

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Redrawn battle lines expose a growing ideological rift in a once-cohesive anti-GMO movement and appear to signal a shift in ...
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Podcast: Meet Mary Mangan—the biologist who crashes anti-GMO events and debunks junk science on Twitter

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Mangan discusses her unique approach to spreading science literacy ...
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Viewpoint: New book “A Matter of Taste” cuts through fog of ‘misinformation’ around GMOs and modern farming

Adventures in Poor Taste | 
The foodie ecosystem is dominated by polarizing movies....Typically containing stale feelings and claims of folks like Michael Pollan and Vandana Shiva (who was ...

Viewpoint: Activists promotion of ‘fog of misinformation’ about GMOs challenges science communicators

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Activists spend all day peddling nonsense. If they spent that kind of time on constructive issues…sigh. [A] local radio station ...
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‘Well Fed’: Dutch documentary challenges rich countries’ anti-GMO views

Medium | 
A trip to Bangladesh with your friends might be a great idea, but that won’t be possible for everyone. But ...
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Viewpoint: What happened to Russian ‘Factor GMO’ study—and why aren’t journalists covering it?

Medium | 
In late 2014, with fanfare and a multi-lingual press conference, a group centered in Russia hacked the food media with ...

Review of Whitewash (or Hogwash?): Carey Gillam’s glyphosate book betrays science, undermines our understanding of cancer

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Last fall a new book hit the shelves, timed to coincide with public hearings on the European Union’s re-authorization of ...
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Fish genes in tomatoes? The GMO lie that just won’t die

Medium | 
Editor's note: Mary Mangan, Ph.D., received her education in microbiology, immunology, plant cell biology, and mammalian cell, developmental, and molecular biology ...
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Anti-vax Organic Consumers Association, linked to measles outbreak, has deep ties to anti-GMO conspiracist USRTK

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The Organic Consumers Association uses its sizable budget to fund front groups, like Gary Ruskin's US Right to Know, that ...
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Six consequences for consumers of labeling GMOs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
What will happen if GMO labeling becomes required? Here are 6 real consequences for consumers ...
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How did social media react to Nobel laureates call on Greenpeace to end ‘misleading’ campaign against Golden Rice

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The announcement by more than 100 Nobel laureates for Greenpeace to end its 15 year effort to discredit Golden Rice—a beta carotene ...
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GMO label fallout: Higher production costs, fewer choices, lower nutrition

Storify | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Campbell's . . . called ...

Non-GMO Project Verified or Organic makes vitamins disappear!

Storify | 
Follow the original Storify here: Go Non-GMO Project Verified or Organic--watch vitamins disappear! While size drops! It's magic! [View the story ...
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Séralini feed contamination study: PLOS under fire for not following own guidelines on data access

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Have PLOS editors abandoned their "requirement" that researchers make all of their data available in open access papers? ...
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Syringes in food to portray GMOs? Stop the drivel

Storify | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. We've had it. Scientists ...
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New England Journal of Medicine ignored Chuck Benbrook’s failure to disclose organic conflicts of interests

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The New England Journal of Medicine has a long history and important place in the sphere of American medical practice ...

Shift in GMO debate spurred by Pew scientists poll illuminating pro-GMO consensus

Biology Fortified | 
Topic: Has the GMO chatter really turned a corner? And why? So this discussion began the night of Wednesday, July 15 ...

Monsanto rep engages Skeptic Society

Biology Fortified | 
Around the world there are “Skeptics in the Pub” events that gather folks from the local community who are interested ...
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National Academy forum challenges anti-GMO claim that DNA in food ‘invades’ bloodstream

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Can science self-correct to protect against sloppy or politicized research? Scientist Mary Mangan discusses the controversy over a study that ...
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Bill Nye explains switch from ‘Anti-GMO Guy’ back to ‘Science Guy’

Biology Fortified | 
Bill Nye caused a bit of drama over his stance on GMOs with the publication of his recent book, Undeniable: ...

“The GMO Deception”: Jumble of cut-and-paste misinformation

Biology Fortified | 
Except for an occasional new piece, or a pre-section wrapper, the material in this tome is mostly cut-and-paste from the ...

To MA legislators: Poorly-designed GMO labeling bill will misinform consumers

Biology Fortified | 
I understand that you support H3996 because you believe it is a labeling requirement, and my comments below will be ...

Storify: Would shouting stop if GMOs were labeled?

Storify | 
Many people think that labeling GMOs is a simple bit of text. And that if we just would put something ...

What if activists fought against all technology like they oppose biotechnology?

Biology Fortified | 
Think about the technology you have around your house. Maybe your TV, DVD player, your smartphone, your tablet. Maybe you ...
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