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What CRISPR gene editing has taught us about the GMO debate

What CRISPR gene editing has taught us about the GMO debate

Genetic Literacy Project | 
After decades of special interest groups raising unwarranted fears and misrepresenting every aspect of so-called “GMOs”, opponents of innovation in ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s why organic farming needs GMOs

Genetic Literacy Project | 
“Civilization has been built on genetically modified plants.” — Nina V. Fedoroff, Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientists View of Genetically ...
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Viewpoint: Why the USDA decided not to over-regulate CRISPR crops—and what it means for agriculture’s future

Genetic Literacy Project | 
On 28 March, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that “USDA does not regulate or have any plans to regulate plants that could ...
Viewpoint: FDA should crack down on food safety misinformation

Viewpoint: FDA should crack down on food safety misinformation

[Editor's note: Val Giddings is a senior fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. The following is part of a letter ...
Agricultural biotechnology regulations are a mess — Here's how Trump can unshackle innovation

Agricultural biotechnology regulations are a mess — Here’s how Trump can unshackle innovation

Genetic Literacy Project | 
For ideological or political reasons unsupported by data, and drawing on risk paradigms decades out of date, the US imposes ...
2016 was not a good year for crop biotechnology and science

2016 was not a good year for crop biotechnology and science

Forbes | 
Editor's note: The piece below was written by Wayne Parrot, professor of crop science at the University of Georgia, and Val ...
Crop biotech policy experts: Fallout from 'equivocating' National Academy of Sciences GMO report now being felt

Crop biotech policy experts: Fallout from ‘equivocating’ National Academy of Sciences GMO report now being felt

Nature Biotechnology | 
Science is not democratic. The National Academies of Sciences report muddied the debate about GE crop yields, gave undue credence ...
Why genetic engineering is blocked from eradicating 'world's deadliest killer'—disease-carrying mosquitoes

Why genetic engineering is blocked from eradicating ‘world’s deadliest killer’—disease-carrying mosquitoes

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A GMO mosquitoes that could eliminate disease-carrying wild ones has succeded in field trials in the Caymans, Panama, and Brazil ...
Scientists' 'Open Letter’ to NY Times' Public Editor brightlines Danny Hakim’s 'misleading' GMO article

Scientists’ ‘Open Letter’ to NY Times’ Public Editor brightlines Danny Hakim’s ‘misleading’ GMO article

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Seven prominent scientists and academicians from around the world challenge the New York Times' ethics editor to correct the public ...
Rogue GMO wheat in Washington State? Latest anti-GMO attempt to pump scare fizzles

Rogue GMO wheat in Washington State? Latest anti-GMO attempt to pump scare fizzles

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Unnecessary anti-GMO panic highlights bankruptcy of current crop agricultural regulatory system ...
110 Nobel Laureates to Greenpeace: Stick with science, don't block Golden Rice

110 Nobel Laureates to Greenpeace: Stick with science, don’t block Golden Rice

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A letter from 107 Nobel Laureates calls on Greenpeace, the UN, and Governments around the world to support and advance ...
Did National Academies report understate yield benefits of GMO crops?

Did National Academies report understate yield benefits of GMO crops?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The National Academies report on GMOs delivered a clear answer on the subject of to safety to humans, but less ...
Why did global GMO crop acreage decline in 2015?

Why did global GMO crop acreage decline in 2015?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
A recent report stated that acreage for genetically modified crops declined in 2015, does this mean farmers are moving away ...
Did CRISPR gene-edited mushroom really "escape" regulation?

Did CRISPR gene-edited mushroom really “escape” regulation?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The USDA decided it will not regulate a CRISPR gene edited mushroom. Is this an example of a failure of ...
USDA: GMOs represent cost savings for consumers and benefits for farmers, environment

USDA: GMOs represent cost savings for consumers and benefits for farmers, environment

Genetic Literacy Project | 
USDA report examines the costs for farmers of producing only organic, GMOs, or non-GMOs. Its conclusions are questionable ...
Anti-GMO activism could cost world’s poorest nations $1.5 trillion over 35 years

Anti-GMO activism could cost world’s poorest nations $1.5 trillion over 35 years

Genetic Literacy Project | 
The current restrictive climate for agricultural biotech has erected significant barriers to the economic development of the world's poorest nations ...

What do GMO crops have to do with herbicide resistance?

Food Insight | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Lately, we’ve been hearing ...

GMO food labeling bill opens door to political interference in science

On Thursday, July 23, the “DARK” side took a hit. By a vote of 275 to 150, the House of ...

Saletan’s Slate on target expose of GMO fear mongering overstates corporate influence

The title of William Saletan’s July 15 j’accuse in Slate, “Unhealthy Fixation” is spot on, but the subtitle really nails ...
False alarms raised by groups demanding stricter GMO regulations

False alarms raised by groups demanding stricter GMO regulations

There have been calls recently from predictable sources demanding “tougher regulations for genetically engineered (GE) crops under the federal Plant ...
IARC's designates herbicide 2,4-D 'possibly carcinogenic' but no data suggesting carcinogenicity

IARC’s designates herbicide 2,4-D ‘possibly carcinogenic’ but no data suggesting carcinogenicity

Innovation Files | 
A near kin to the GMO controversies that ITIF deconstructed earlier this year in a comprehensive guide for policymakers is ...
Is glyphosate--herbicide linked to GMOs--carcinogenic? Not if science matters.

Is glyphosate–herbicide linked to GMOs–carcinogenic? Not if science matters.

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Glyphosate is back in the crosshairs of after a global health advisory group review conclude the common herbicide may cause ...

Meet the Press Online video debate: Should GMO foods be labeled?

NBC News | 
Colin O'Neil, director of government affairs for the Center for Food Safety, and Val Giddings, senior fellow at the Information ...

Los Angeles symbolic GMO ban reinforces misinformation

Innovation Files | 
The Los Angeles City Council voted in late October to draft an ordinance that would prohibit the sale or planting ...
National Wildlife Refuge System bans on GMOs and neonics lack transparency, scientific rationale

National Wildlife Refuge System bans on GMOs and neonics lack transparency, scientific rationale

Genetic Literacy Project | 
While not identifying any specific evidence that pesticides or genetically modified crops might cause environmental or human damage, the NWRS ...

Consumer Union’s Michael Hansen accused of misleading legislators on GMO safety

Innovation Files | 
The ideologically driven, anti-technology campaign to restrict access to safe, sustainable and affordable foods improved through biotechnology got a boost ...
Glyphosate toxicity study in 'pay for play journal' based on flawed experimental design

Glyphosate toxicity study in ‘pay for play journal’ based on flawed experimental design

A study promoted by anti-GMO groups that the commonly used pesticide glyphosate (Roundup), which is used with some GM crops, ...
Are farmers around the world less eager to embrace crop biotechnology?

Are farmers around the world less eager to embrace crop biotechnology?

A recent report in Bloomberg suggested that crop biotechnology is not being embraced as eagerly in industrialized countries, but the ...