My TED talk on sustainable ag, food security and GMOs is now available for viewing. Please watch it and let me know what you think!
By Pamela Ronald and Karl Haro von Mogel Just as many on the political right discount the broad scientific consensus that human activities contribute to global warning, many progressive advocacy groups disregard, reject, or ignore the decades of scientific studies demonstrating the safety … Continued
Does The Union of Concerned Scientists concur with the broad scientific consensus that GE crops currently on the market are safe to eat? And 9 other points. In the last few days, Margaret Mellon and Doug Gurian-Sherman have clarified the … Continued
“Wisdom demands a new orientation of science and technology towards the organic, the gentle, the non-violent, the elegant and beautiful.” – E. F. Schumacher, Small Is Beautiful, 1973 Discussions about plant genetic engineering often reflect two starkly opposing narratives. On the … Continued
An Excerpt by Jon Entine It’s a challenge to name a more influential food writer than The New York Times‘ Mark Bittman—nor one less informed and more damaging to the public opinion on the issue of genetically modified crops and … Continued
Finally, after a 12-year delay caused by opponents of genetically modified foods, so-called “golden rice” with vitamin A will be grown in the Philippines. Bu for 8 million kids, the wait was too long. GM food: Golden rice will save millions … Continued