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Viewpoint: Activist myth-making, anti-science lobbying undermine Uganda’s path to food security

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The president's trepidation about crop biotech is science-free and largely due to the influence of Western environmental groups ...

Podcast: Biologist Rob Wager takes on anti-GMO scientists at 1st International Conference on Agroecology

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Economic growth fueled by market reforms has cut poverty in the developing world drastically over the last 30 years. But ...
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Viewpoint: How the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. fails viewers in its misleading coverage of GMO crops and glyphosate

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There is no excuse for such misinformation from Canada's ‘National News Agency.' ...
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Viewpoint: Pervert science at your peril—anti-GMO campaigners, vaccine deniers and ‘bee-pocalypse’ scaremongers find common ground in ‘evidence rejectionism’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Widespread misunderstanding of the nature of science and the confirmation bias spawned by social media and the internet can have ...

‘Advocacy research’ tying neonicotinoids to bee deaths debunked, but still effective propaganda

Forbes | 
...[A] worrisome... trend is the increasing frequency of articles containing flawed “advocacy research” that is actually designed to give a false result. This ...

Viewpoint: ‘Advocacy research’ discredits science and aids unprincipled activism

Genetic Literacy Project | 
This article originally appeared at Forbes and has been republished here with permission of the author. The scientific research enterprise ...
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Non-GMO label hoodwinks consumers to promote corporate profits

Genetic Literacy Project | 
For many products, the Non GMO label simply means exploiting concerns of skittish consumers ...
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Are bees in peril from neonicotinoids? Farmer evidence challenges doomsayers

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Will farmers be allowed to use safe effective neonic seed treatments or will hysterical and erroneous reports of bee deaths ...

How ‘advocacy research’ distorts GMO debate

National Review | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientific publishing is in ...
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20 answers to FAQs about GMOs: Safety, butterflies, glyphosate and more

Blog | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [Editor's note: The original ...
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Not all science created equal: The genetically engineered crops story

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In 1987 the US National Academy of Sciences stated there were no new risks from plants created using recombinant DNA ...

‘Pseudo-science nonsense’ about GMOs designed to scare, not educate

Kelowna Daily Courier | 
The internet is full of false information about GM crops and derived food. The untrained observer (or scientist trained in another ...

No fooling science with anti-GMO myths

Honolulu Civil Beat | 
The internet is full of false information about genetically modified crops and derived food. Unfortunately the average person — including many ...

US regulators sitting on non-browning Arctic Apple approval

Forbes | 
A Canadian company petitioned USDA regulators two years ago to “deregulate” – approve for unrestricted cultivation and marketing — a ...

Sustainability case for GE crops

StarPhoenix | 
The public debate about food has become deafening. "Local" and "organic" are mantras of the organic lobby, but organic food ...

Anti-GMO industry launches demonization tour

Kelowna Capital News | 
In response to the impending approval of the genetically modified Arctic Apple, an anti-GMO group-sponsored speaking tour began its 32-city ...
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Organics versus GMO: Why the debate?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There is a global consensus on the safety of GMOs. Yet, anti-GMO activists and proponents of organic crops are fighting ...

Fear mongering about DNA-modified apples hurts farmers, consumers, says GM supporter

Most people are familiar with the unappetizing browning of apples shortly after they’re cut or bitten into. The good news ...
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