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/
It’s been ten years of downhill sledding for advocacy groups and activists campaigning to throttle the burgeoning biotechnology revolution transforming
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/05/31/part-1-viewpoint-anti-gmo-activists-conjure-up-new-scare-messages-as-their-influence-wanes/
Misinformation is rampant on social media. The science community has spent most of the last two years trying to slow the proliferation of spurious claims about COVID-19 vaccines and other pandemic-related topics, part of a larger effort to correct widespread misunderstanding about the safety of pesticides, genetic engineering and vaccines more generally. But these efforts have fallen short in one critical respect. They have not included academics and ostensibly reputable publications that promote nonsense about all these important public health innovations.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/03/30/how-the-once-distinguished-the-lancet-has-become-a-hothouse-for-anti-science-advocacy/
In the spirit of moving forward into the new year and helping to stop the spread of misinformation, here are 10 food and nutrition misconceptions to leave
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/05/viewpoint-10-stupid-agriculture-and-food-truisms-that-need-to-die/
At every turn there is a new food/farm “documentary” coming out with sensationalist titles like GMO OMG and Cowspiracy, targeting modern farming.
— Read on www.agdaily.com/lifestyle/propaganda-films-disguised-as-documentaries-continue-to-take-aim-at-agriculture/