Category Archives: Shared posts from other blogs

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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GMOs: Food, Money & Control: Part I – Charles W. Elliot

Originally posted on Buddhist Global Relief:
? Charles W. Elliott The recent battle over California’s Proposition 37, a ballot initiative to require consumer labeling of genetically modified organism (“GMO”) food[1], has shone a harsh spotlight on the impacts of biotechnology…

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AGRA Watch: What the Monsanto-Bayer Merger Means for South Africa

Originally posted on AGRA Watch:
This past December 2016, Monsanto shareholders agreed to the sale of their company to German Agro-chemical and seed company Bayer, for $66 million US Dollars. It will be the largest ever foreign corporate takeover in…

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