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DaveD has written 384 posts for Vegan GMO

No one should be afraid of synthetic biology-produced vanilla.

This year, a company that creates vanillin with synthetic biology—a discipline that uses biochemistry to design DNA that controls balanced, interconnected behaviors in living cells such as yeast—has stepped up the marketing of its product. via No one should be afraid of synthetic biology-produced vanilla..

Myth: Biotech Companies Block Independent Research

The mantra from the anti-GMO activists for a long, long time has been that there is no scientific studies on biotechnology. If there are no studies then they cannot possibly be safe. But that old argument doesn’t really hold any water and, more than ever, it’s easier to show people that this is not true. […]

▶ Why I’m a Pro-GMO Vegan (and 9 GMO myths dispelled) – YouTube

I’m a vegan who eats a mostly raw food diet. I also support genetic modification. In this video, I explain the 3 reasons why I advocate for genetically modified organisms and also look at the common claims against gm crops (below): 1: There’s no evidence showing GM crops are safe 2: GM crops cause cancer […]

The Foodie Farmer: GMO versus NonGMO: The Cost of Production

Farmers grow what there is demand for, plain and simple. What markets are available in our region and the products they want from farmers. Economics 101. We don’t grow what we can’t sell. For us, there is greater demand for GMO derived feed and imgredients than there is for nonGMO feed and ingredients. Strange isn’t […]

Poll: Scientists overwhelmingly think GMOs are safe to eat. The public doesnt. – Vox

For the record, the scientists view is supported by multiple scientific panels that have investigated this issue and found that, yes, GMOs are safe to eat. But much of the public doesnt seem to be on board with these findings — two-thirds of respondents said that scientists "do not have a clear understanding" of the health […]

▶ Pushing Boundaries in Agriculture | Rob Saik | TEDxRedDeer – YouTube

▶ Pushing Boundaries in Agriculture | Rob Saik | TEDxRedDeer – YouTube.

Heres how and why this Seattle startup is bioengineering rhino horns – Puget Sound Business Journal

Pembient, which was founded at the beginning of this year, aims to bioengineer synthetic rhinoceros horns with the end goal of replacing the illegal wildlife trade. via Heres how and why this Seattle startup is bioengineering rhino horns – Puget Sound Business Journal.

FrankenFoodFacts: Review of “Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Activity in Kids Born from Goats Fed Genetically Modified Soybean”

“Im not a member of PETA. But I believe that scientists have a responsibility to perform animal studies judiciously. If its not necessary, if theres another way to reach the same conclusion, then give it a shot before you resort to animals.” via FrankenFoodFacts: Review of "Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase Activity in Kids Born from Goats Fed […]

Plants That Practice Genetic Engineering – NYTimes.com

Plants That Practice Genetic Engineering – NYTimes.com.

Seneff’s Claim on Autism

MIT Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Stephanie Seneff has made a bold claim correlating glyphosate and autism in an attempt to mar the reputation of GMO. Here are some links on that issue. Oh, no! GMOs are going to make everyone autistic! – Respectful Insolence Glyphosate – The New Bogeyman | Science-Based Medicine Medical Doctors weigh […]

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