Anti-GM activists pounce on viral DNA in transgenic plants | Genetic Literacy Project

Where are the “guardians” of science literacy when it comes to push back on the increasingly shrill histrionics by science deniers?

Three remarkable 2012 developments in the world of agricultural biotechnology—Le Affair Séralini, the rejection of California Proposition 37 and the White House’s reversal of its political opposition to letting its own Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Food and Drug Administration do their jobs in promptly evaluating (and in the end approving) the safety of genetically modified salmon—has put anti-GMO campaigners and journalists on the defensive.

Anti-GM activists pounce on viral DNA in transgenic plants | Genetic Literacy Project.