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An Interview with Fred Gould and Aaron Gassmann on the NAS Report on Genetically Engineered Crops

The National Academies of Sciences recently released a study on the safety of genetically engineered crops on human and livestock health and the environment. While many folks wanted the study to take a firm stance on GE crops (e.g., “GE crops are bad,” or “GE crops are good”), the findings were much more nuanced than a firm stance would allow. 1,943 more words

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GMO Surveys Say

A significant portion of American consumers are concerned about the safety or other effects of foods made with genetically modified crops, often called GMOs for genetically modified organisms.. 124 more words


Genetically Engineered Crops

Genetically engineered crops are safe for humans and animals to eat and have not caused increases in cancer, obesity, gastrointestinal illnesses, kidney disease, autism or allergies, an exhaustive report from the National Academies of Science released Tuesday found. 268 more words


Once again, U.S. expert panel says genetically engineered crops are safe to eat.

Almost 2 years ago, a group of 20 scientists began hashing out a consensus on the risks and benefits of genetically engineered (GE) crops. Since the launch of their study, sponsored by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, the public debate around the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and whether to label them… 925 more words


EPA Seeks Comment on Proposed Decision to Register Dicamba for Use on Genetically-Engineered Crops

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to register dicamba to control weeds in cotton and soybean genetically engineered (GE) to tolerate dicamba. 159 more words


USDA Study Confirms GM Contamination Between GM and Non-GM Crops

Source: NaturalSociety.com
Christina Sarich
January 16, 2016

A USDA study has confirmed the agency’s own original forecast that GM alfalfa would promiscuously contaminate the non-GM crop. 140 more words



Scientist Anthony Samsel speaks about research on his fifth paper he is writing on Glyphosate, the active ingredient in RoundUp and a patented antibiotic. He discusses the biochemistry of the chemical, and why it is so pernicious when routinely sprayed on nonGMO as well as GMO crops. 157 more words

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