Category Archives: Ethics

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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GMOs: The Best and Worst of 2016

GMOs are part of a broken food system that needs to undergo a paradigm shift; we need a food revolution. This is not just a fight against GMOs, but food justice – for everyone. Continue reading

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Jeff Kirkpatrick: GMOs, Ethics, Money, and Monsanto

Originally posted on Genetically Modified Ethics:
By Jeff Kirkpatrick January 7, 2017 “In the long run, there are no secrets, in science. The universe will not cooperate in a cover-up.” -Arthur C. Clark. ? Nobel Prize recipient Richard Feynman said…

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Belinda Martineau: Pew Research Center Finds “Americans have Limited Trust in Scientists Connected with Genetically Modified Foods”

Originally posted on Biotech Salon:
I started this blog because I strongly believe that when a technology is heading out of scientific laboratories and into the public marketplace, it is the job of scientists who use it to provide the…

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Robert Schooler: Cornell Student Initiates Student-Led, Expert-Backed, Evidence-Based GMO Course

Originally posted on GMO Awareness:
The (Anti) GMO Debate Or… how one student decided to respond to the pro-GMO propaganda at Cornell University By Robert Schooler at http://www.gmowtf.com My name is Robert, and I am a Cornell University undergraduate student. However, I’m…

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Vandana Shiva | Ending a Century of Ecocide and Genocide, Seeding Earth Democracy

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
Putting Monsanto on trial is only the beginning of what the world’s people must do to regain control of their food systems By Vandana Shiva  Common Dreams  October 12, 2016 “More accumulation of wealth through…

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Sinéad Corcoran: Terminator seeds, the right to food, corporate responsibility, business and human rights

Originally posted on Sinead C bits and bobs:
Abstract: Genetic Use Restriction Technologies (GURTs) are methods of genetically modifying seeds so that plants do not pass on certain enhanced GM characteristics to the next generation. The most commonly discussed form…

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