Podcast: Anti-GMO ‘documentaries’; Cancel culture v Darwin? Biotech chestnut trees | Genetic Literacy Project

o-called ‘cancel culture’ has already taken down a handful of prominent scientists and philosophers, living and deceased. One evolutionary biologist warns
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/10/28/podcast-anti-gmo-documentaries-cancel-culture-takes-down-darwin-biotech-chestnut-trees/

Viewpoint: Are synthetic food additives dangerous? Here’s the science anti-chemical activists ignore | Genetic Literacy Project

Always take chemical advice from EWG with a grain of (inorganic) salt.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/07/17/viewpoint-are-synthetic-food-additives-dangerous-heres-the-science-anti-chemical-activists-ignore/

This health writer used to fear the ‘Dirty Dozen.’ Here’s why she quit worrying about pesticides on food | Genetic Literacy Project

I have a confession: My shopping and eating habits have been influenced by the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15” lists. And I’m a journalist who’s been
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/04/08/this-health-writer-used-to-fear-the-dirty-dozen-heres-why-she-quit-worrying-about-pesticides-on-food/

Charlebois: Gene-editing in food is our next communications fiasco in the making | Ottawa Citizen

We are hearing more about gene-edited foods, which is an intriguing concept for some, but perhaps a scary one for others. There’s a lot of excitement in agriculture circles about the introduction of gene-edited food products into Canada over the next few years, but a lot of apprehension as well.
— Read on ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/charlebois-gene-editing-in-food-is-our-next-communications-fiasco-in-the-making

USDA, FDA, EPA launch website to promote ‘science-based’ agriculture biotechnology rules | Genetic Literacy Project

n recognition of January 2020 as National Biotechnology Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/01/10/usda-fda-epa-launch-website-to-promote-science-based-agriculture-biotechnology-rules/