Anti-GMO movement merging with anti-vaccine groups, escalating threat to global coronavirus response | Genetic Literacy Project

s scientists around the world work at an unprecedented pace to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, anti-vaccine proponents are planting seeds of doubt about
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/25/anti-gmo-movement-merging-with-anti-vaccine-groups-escalating-threat-to-global-coronavirus-response/

Florida green lights release of malaria- and Zika-fighting GMO mosquitoes | Genetic Literacy Project

Florida Keys officials have voted to allow the experimental release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes into a yet-to-be-decided area of the
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/20/florida-green-lights-release-of-malaria-and-zika-fighting-gmo-gene-drive-mosquitoes/

USDA invites public comment on petition to approve GMO chestnut tree | Genetic Literacy Project

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is inviting public comment on a petition from the State
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/20/usda-invites-public-comment-on-petition-to-approve-gmo-chestnut-tree/

Top-10 myths about GMOs, pesticides and organic farming, according to biotechnology experts | Genetic Literacy Project

Scientists who have conducted research on GM crops have attested to the safety of such crops and their contributions to global agricultural productivity
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/17/biotech-experts-break-down-top-10-myths-about-gmos-pesticides-and-organic-farming/

Viewpoint: Europe can’t produce enough food if it cuts use of farm chemicals but opposes gene editing | Genetic Literacy Project

Europe is asking its farmers to use fewer pesticides and less fertilizer, while still producing the same amount of food. If European governments were
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/18/viewpoint-europe-cant-produce-enough-food-if-it-cuts-use-of-farm-chemicals-but-opposes-gene-editing/

Podcast: How 1970s fat-free fad launched organic, non-GMO and other ‘absurd’ labeling schemes | Genetic Literacy Project

o walk the aisles of your local grocery store and see how many products are being marketed for what they are ­not. Fat Free, Sugar Free, Gluten Free,
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/08/03/podcast-how-1970s-fat-free-fad-launched-organic-non-gmo-and-other-absurd-labeling-schemes/