Archives for September, 2012

Are GMO foods safe? Opponents are skewing the science to scare people. – Slate Magazine.

These stories, which have been repeated around the world, appear to be precisely the kind of triumph of biology over chemicals envisioned by Rachel Carson and by organic farmers, who have long dreamed of reducing the use of synthetic chemicals and enhancing biological diversity on farms.

Recently,  a number of very informative article about global food security, genetically engineered crops and the CA labeling initiative  have been published. Here I provide links to a few:   Food Crises and Technological Phobia « Biofortified. GMO Crops: To Label Or Not To Label http://j.mp/S3ie0i  Scientific and Academic Community Responds to CA initiative on#GMO Labeling http://www.noprop37.com/press/scientific-and-academic-community-responds-to-qualification-of-ballot-measure-mandating-labeling-of-genetically-engineered-foods/ … Stop…

Find out more about the man behind the funding for the California Proposition 37 labeling initiative. “Many of Mercola’s articles make unsubstantiated claims and clash with those of leading medical and public health organizations. For example, he opposes immunization [4] and fluoridation [5], and mammography [6]; claims that amalgam fillings are toxic [7]; and makes…

Endorsement: Prop. 37 is a sour plan for food labeling – Endorsements – The Sacramento Bee.

The Top American Science Questions: 2012 “Whenever the people are well-informed,” Thomas Jefferson wrote, “they can be trusted with their own government.” Science now affects every aspect of life and is an increasingly important topic in national policymaking. ScienceDebate.org invited thousands of scientists, engineers and concerned citizens to submit what they felt were the the…

ScienceDebate 2012 | Obama, Romney Answer Top American Science Questions.