Can CRISPR gene edited seeds be grown organically? Organic farmers and advocates are split – Genetic Literacy Project

The International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM) said, in a paper, that “new genetic engineering technologies… are not compatible
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Coexistence of GM Seed Production and Organic Farming A Success in Chile- Crop Biotech Update (January 12, 2022) | ISAAA.org

Coexistence of GM Seed Production and Organic Farming A Success in Chile- Crop Biotech Update (January 12, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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Viewpoint: ‘The strength of US agriculture is that we have many diverse production systems’ — How organic agriculture and biotechnology can coexist – Genetic Literacy Project

The debate about GMO safety and sustainability is ongoing, but one fact remains: food security is paramount. Does the absence of agricultural biotechnology
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Organic “fraud”

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/11/15/the-great-organic-food-fraud?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=onsite-share&utm_brand=the-new-yorker&utm_social-type=earned&fbclid=IwAR2Nu9etoeXoYPfqY4eVfL9Dh52FPYJM9FbH5SpN84NVoMxvn1QuqsAnYz8

Viewpoint: ‘There is nothing chemical-free’ — Organic foods and farming present numerous unacknowledged hazards – Genetic Literacy Project

Alexandra Correia: What do you think when you hear “chemical free product”? Nuno Maulide: I always say it’s a sentence with little information. There is
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/10/21/viewpoint-there-is-nothing-chemical-free-organic-foods-and-farming-present-numerous-unacknowledged-hazards/

Viewpoint: ‘Silent Earth’ cynically peddles scientifically unsupported insect apocalypse hysteria to nakedly promote organic agenda – Genetic Literacy Project

To most people, food production, home ownership, and energy don’t have much in common, but in the hands of ‘science is a corporate conspiracy’ theorist
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/10/04/viewpoint-silent-earth-cynically-peddles-scientifically-unsupported-insect-apocalypse-hysteria-to-nakedly-promote-organic-agenda/

Organic food health time bomb? Carcinogenic organic pesticide copper sulfate used to grow wine grapes, potatoes and tomatoes found in ‘almost entire French population and in particular children’ – Genetic Literacy Project

The exceptional climatic conditions of this year caused a rapid spread of mildew over a large part of the French vineyard, on potato crops in the North of
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Infographic: ‘There is no clear evidence that differences between organic and conventionally grown foods have any bearing on health’ – Genetic Literacy Project

Yes, there are some differences between organically grown food and food produced using conventional methods, said Siv Kjølsrud Bøhn at the Norwegian
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/30/infographic-there-is-no-clear-evidence-that-differences-between-organic-and-conventionally-grown-foods-have-any-bearing-on-health/

‘Organic alone cannot feed the world,’ says Swiss organic agricultural scientist at UN World Food Summit – Genetic Literacy Project

On September 23, heads of state and specialist ministers met at the United Nations World Food Summit. As a member of a 23-person committee, the Swiss
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/09/24/organic-alone-cannot-feed-the-world-says-swiss-organic-agricultural-scientist-at-un-world-food-summit/

Organic food isn’t better for us – or the environment | Matt Ridley

It is mystifying to me that organic food is still widely seen as healthier, more sustainable and, most absurdly, safer than non-organic food. Scientific evidence indicates that the food safety risks of eating organic food are considerably greater than those of eating non-organic food.
— Read on www.mattridley.co.uk/10720