Author Archives: Jeff Kirkpatrick

New Argentine Study Links Glyphosate to Miscarriages, Birth Defects

Originally posted on MauiHawaiiTheWorld:
People living in an Argentine town in the heart of the GM soy and corn growing area suffer miscarriages at three times and birth defects at twice the national average rate, a new study shows. In…

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Doug Gurian-Sherman: “‘Food Evolution’ Documentary Supports GMOs, but Not Science, Part 2”

Originally posted on Beginning to End Hunger:
Note: This article is the second part of a critical review of the widely-circulating documentary about GMOs titled “Food Evolution”. [See AgroEcoDoc’s take on the film, posted earlier on this blog, here.] The…

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Jon Woodhouse: “Monsanto’s War on the International Agency for Research on Cancer”

Originally posted on MauiHawaiiTheWorld:
Ever since the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer released a report suggesting that glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling pesticide Roundup, could cause cancer, there has been a relentless campaign to…

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Jon Woodhouse: “New Pro GMO Doc Twists Facts to Support Big Ag”

Originally posted on MauiHawaiiTheWorld:
“Calm, careful, potentially revolutionary, “Food Evolution” is an iconoclastic documentary on a hot-button topic,” begins a laudatory Los Angeles Times review of a new pro-GMO doc. “Persuasive rather than polemical, it’s the unusual issue film that deals…

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“The push for GM mustard is coming from the commercial food industry, not from the kitchens of ordinary Indian homes”

Originally posted on CHS-SACHETAN:
. As the Indian government considers approving the commercial cultivation of GM mustard, the Hindu reports that an alliance of biologists and activists have warned that such a move would be ill-advised. A threat to seed…

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Belinda Martineau: Scientific Uncertainty and Professional Ethics as Related to GMOs

Originally posted on Biotech Salon:
Fred Gould, the chairman of the committee that produced the most recent National Academies report on GMOs, and I were invited to speak at the third and final NSF-funded workshop on the topic of “Scientific…

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Agroecology

Originally posted on Food Revolution Now:
Agroecology By Jeff Kirkpatrick – Food Revolution Now This is a working post that will be updated periodically. Last update: March 20, 2017 This is a working post that will be available as resource for…

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