Viewpoint: Challenging organic myths — Big Ag doesn’t ‘control the food supply’ with patented GMO seeds, patented seeds are planted on organic farms, too | Genetic Literacy Project

GMO critics demonize the concept of seed patents, equating it with ‘Big Ag’ and what they see as a takeover of the global food supply. Guess what? Most seeds used by large organic farms are patented, too.
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Breakthrough Research Finds Genes to Boost Hybrid Wheat Breeding- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Breakthrough Research Finds Genes to Boost Hybrid Wheat Breeding- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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Canadians Link Gene Editing with GMOs, New Website on Gene Editing Launched- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Canadians Link Gene Editing with GMOs, New Website on Gene Editing Launched- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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International Team First to Successfully Stack Virus Resistance Plus Iron and Zinc Biofortification in a Non-Cereal Crop- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org

International Team First to Successfully Stack Virus Resistance Plus Iron and Zinc Biofortification in a Non-Cereal Crop- Crop Biotech Update (February 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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Viewpoint: ‘Terminator seeds’—the anti-GMO bogeyman that never existed | Genetic Literacy Project

Although GMO sterile ‘terminator’ seeds never existed, the idea has distorted the discussion for decades.
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Misleading glyphosate-cancer study Part 2: ‘Symptom of a widespread problem’—Concerns about ideological activism in science research and communications | Genetic Literacy Project

For the better part of four years, a coalition of environmental groups and tort lawyers (aided by the mainstream press) has relentlessly asserted that the
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Podcast: COVID vaccine fears mirror GMO skepticism; coronavirus and pregnancy; GM crops in organic farming | Genetic Literacy Project

he growing opposition to coronavirus vaccines bears striking resemblance to anti-GMO fears that have circulated online for more than 20 years. Pregnant
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Top 10 biotech propagandizers: Who are the science deniers and snake oil peddlers undermining science in agriculture and medicine? | Genetic Literacy Project

Anti-science beliefs have been increasing in popularity – thanks to a host of outspoken pseudoscience peddlers. Most of these conspiracists have one thing
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‘Vitaminized potatoes’: Guatemala poised to begin distributing GM, pest-resistant spuds with more vitamin C, iron and zinc | Genetic Literacy Project

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei announced that the distribution of seeds and planting of “vitaminized potatoes” will begin, which are being
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