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. Read more about Myth: Biotech Companies Block Independent Research[…]

PLOS ONE: A Meta-Analysis of the Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops

Abstract Background Despite the rapid adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops by farmers in many countries, controversies about this technology continue. Uncertainty about GM crop impacts is one reason for widespread public suspicion. Objective We carry out a meta-analysis of the agronomic and economic impacts of GM crops to consolidate the evidence. Data Sources Original Read more about PLOS ONE: A Meta-Analysis of the Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops[…]

Worried About GMOs?

This is an antiGMO “meme” from a website called Vegan Street: Is it shocking and scary? Let’s look at the claims: “Genetically Modified Organisms are not independently tested” This is completely false. There is a tremendous amount of study on GMOs including many that are independent. Egregious testing on something the scientific consensus has found Read more about Worried About GMOs?[…]