The Genetic literacy project continues to publish well-informed, science-based articles about plant genetics and farming. Here ist he latest: Navigating the agricultural biotech minefield: When an MIT study is not an MIT study | Genetic Literacy Project.
On Saturday, May 18, the second international “Fascination of Plants Day” will take place. Join in to see for yourself how fascinating plant are
My interview with Jordan at the Ruminant. Does the concept of “#GMO” advance sustainable agriculture? http://theruminant.ca/2013/04/17/ruminant-podcast-episode-19-pam-ronald-genetic-engineering-plant-breeding/ The Ruminant Podcast episode 19: Pam Ronald on Genetic Engineering in Plant Breeding | the ruminant…sharing good ideas for farming and gardening.
It’s challenging to name a more influential food writer than The New York Times‘ Mark Bittman—nor one less informed and more damaging to the public weal on the issue of genetically modified crops and foods. Simply said, he is a scourge on science. Those are strong words, and not written lightly. However, when a journalist carries the…
“Whole Foods Market caused a stir last week when it announced that it would require all products sold in its stores in the United States and Canada to carry labels indicating whether they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018.” Today the NYT published an editorial concisely summarizing the issues and pointing out that there is little…
A Rebuttal : Collide-a-Scape. Keith Kloor;: “When I drew attention to the piece via Twitter yesterday, there was near instantaneous shock and outrage to it from some scientists. Others also shook their heads in disbelief. “ Read on
Mark Lynas » Golden promise: How ‘biofortification’ could soon be saving hundreds of thousands of lives.
Michael Specter: Is Dr. Oz Doing More Harm Than Good? : The New Yorker.
Monsanto court case not about save-the-seeds myth – Winnipeg Free Press.