Viewpoint: ‘We are paying for genetic engineering bashing by groups that have used fear to put forward organic-centric diet’, says Canadian agri-food professor – Genetic Literacy Project

About 15 per cent of all calories on Earth come from wheat. Corn covers a lot of calorific ground as well. With Ukraine out, coupled with sanctions
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Propaganda films disguised as documentaries target farms | AGDAILY

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/

Video: Despite enormous sustainability benefits, some people still view genetically engineered crops with suspicion. Here’s why – Genetic Literacy Project

Why do GMOs have an image problem? It’s a question we attempted to answer on the Oct. 13 episode of Seed Speaks.  A recent survey by the American
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Viewpoint: Green lobby in full swing as activist NGOs flood European Commission with pre-fabricated, anti-biotechnology propaganda – Genetic Literacy Project

Before legislative procedures, the EU regularly asks for the opinions of its citizens and stakeholders. In principle, anyone can participate in these
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‘Are we finally going to overcome the GMO dispute?’: New book explains why scientific proof is not enough to change anti-biotech minds – Genetic Literacy Project

European Scientist: Are we finally going to overcome the GMO dispute? Marcel Kuntz: As Claude Debru points out in the preface to the new book Plant
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While Africa seeks to harmonize crop biotechnology regulations, activists ‘corporate infiltration’ narrative – Genetic Literacy Project

The African Union is developing guidelines for the use of genetically modified (GM) crops across the continent, officials said, amid criticism from
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Coalition of NGOs Outline Principles for Responsible Governance of Gene Editing- Crop Biotech Update (August 25, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Coalition of NGOs Outline Principles for Responsible Governance of Gene Editing- Crop Biotech Update (August 25, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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GMO social media battleground: Scientists and farmers using activist tactics to push back on disinformation deluge | Genetic Literacy Project

Social media has fundamentally changed how we communicate with each other. Much has been written about the negative consequences of this development, but
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Podcast: ‘Disinformation feedback loop’: GLP’s Jon Entine and geneticist Kevin Folta expose web of anti-biotech groups — and their anti-vaxx, cult-promoting funding sources | Genetic Literacy Project

The Genetic Literacy Project is a popular science news website. A diverse set of articles and viewpoints are presented, with original articles and news
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‘Despite the challenges of misinformation, the technology has enjoyed the confidence of farmers, researchers and policymakers’: Bt insect-resistant cotton celebrates 20 years of increased productivity | Genetic Literacy Project

In the year 2022, Bt cotton will complete two decades of cultivation in India. Despite the challenges of misinformation, the technology has enjoyed the
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