Viewpoint: ‘Activists and organizations spread lies about GMOs’ — Nobel laureate chides dogmatic political discourse, highlights decades of GMO’s safe use – Genetic Literacy Project

Misinformation about science, especially genetically modified crops, need to be dispelled and they should be adopted as it is backed by science, 1993 Nobel prize winner for physiology or medicine Richard J Roberts said on November 2.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/10/viewpoint-activists-and-organizations-spread-lies-about-gmos-nobel-laureate-chides-dogmatic-political-discourse-highlights-decades-of-gmos-safe-use/

Viewpoint: NY Times collaborates with Greenpeace in front page ‘hit piece’ targeting professor working to reduce the sustainability footprint of animal agriculture. Here’s his response – Genetic Literacy Project

There’s a shocking revelation out there, and I am at the heart of it. Are you prepared for this? Animal scientists work with animal agriculture. That’s it. That’s the exposé, the conspiracy that so many activists and journalists want to share with you.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/01/viewpoint-ny-times-collaborates-with-greenpeace-in-front-page-hit-piece-targeting-professor-working-to-reduce-the-sustainability-footprint-of-animal-agriculture-heres-his/

Viewpoint: Anti-GMO players, from Organic Consumers Association to Joe Mercola to Vandana Shiva, have formed an alliance to target GM crops. Here’s why this is good news for biotechnology and science supporters – Genetic Literacy Project

Alliances and networks is the new game plan among anti-GM activists. Recently, Organic Consumers Association [read GLP profile head Ronnie Cummins announced that his organization was joining with Joe Mercola at Mercola.com.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/10/25/viewpoint-anti-gmo-players-from-organic-consumers-association-to-joe-mercola-to-vandana-shiva-have-formed-an-alliance-to-target-gm-crops-heres-why-this-is-good-news-for-biotechnology-and-science/

Crucial misrepresentations about glyphosate continue to threaten agriculture. This scientist explains how the UN agency IARC appears to have deliberately manipulated the data – Genetic Literacy Project

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup, was introduced over forty-five years ago and is the most widely used herbicide in the world.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/09/27/crucial-misrepresentations-about-glyphosate-continue-to-threaten-agriculture-this-scientist-explains-how-the-un-agency-iarc-appears-to-have-deliberately-manipulated-the-data/

Beliefs in Conspiracy Theories About GMOs Can Be Corrected Using the Right Information- Crop Biotech Update (September 21, 2022) | ISAAA.org

Beliefs in Conspiracy Theories About GMOs Can Be Corrected Using the Right Information- Crop Biotech Update (September 21, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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Part II: Web of Disinformers: Carey Gillam, the network of anti-crop biotechnology activists, and the funders behind their campaigns – Genetic Literacy Project

Carey Gillam, once a reporter at Reuters covering food and farming, left her job under a cloud, challenged by her editors and criticized by scientists for aligning herself with biotechnology rejectionists.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/07/28/part-ii-web-of-disinformers-carey-gillam-and-the-network-of-anti-crop-biotechnology-activists-and-the-funders-behind-their-campaigns/

Part I: Carey Gillam — Reporter turned organic propagandist who twists science in campaign to discredit biotechnology and conventional agriculture – Genetic Literacy Project

With links to the Church of Scientology, anti-vaccine glyphosate litigator Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Organic Consumers Association, US Right to Know, and Environmental Working Group, Carey Gillam has led the effort by organic promoters to discredit GMOs, glyphosate, and other agri-technological tools positioned to address climate change. Here’s her story… and why she does it.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/07/27/part-1-carey-gillam-reporter-turned-organic-propagandist-who-twists-science-in-her-campaign-to-discredit-biotechnology-and-conventional-agriculture/

In the Battle to Regulate GMOS, Gene Editing and other New Breeding Techniques, Who Has ‘Hazard Blood’ on their Hands? – Genetic Literacy Project

This third segment in the mini-series will look at the networks of highly-motivated campaigners manipulating policy and pushing the hazard-based approach for their own advantage. The series will conclude with six steps that farmers, scientists, innovators and the media can take to push back against the irrationalism that has gripped extremist elements in the environmental movement.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/07/22/battle-regulate-gmos-gene-editing-new-breeding-techniques-hazard-blood-hands/

Viewpoint: ‘Defenders of modern agriculture should vehemently push back against the notion that today’s food model undermines bee health or human health’ – Genetic Literacy Project

Since the introduction of neonicotinoid insecticides – the pesticides blamed for bee death – in the mid-90s, bee populations have not collapsed. The
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/06/20/viewpoint-defenders-of-modern-agriculture-should-vehemently-push-back-against-the-notion-that-todays-food-model-undermines-bee-health-or-human-health/

Part II: Seeds of Reaction — How anti-GMO ‘progressivism’ morphed into a technophobic science rejectionist movement – Genetic Literacy Project

Part One of this essay on the evolution of anti-GMO activism ended with an introduction to the book The Rhetoric of Reaction by the development economist
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/06/01/part-ii-seeds-of-reaction-how-anti-gmo-progressivism-morphed-the-technophobic-science-rejectionist-movement/