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GMOs

Updates: GMO Answers is now funded by CropLife International, the trade group representing the largest pesticide companies and run by Ketchum public relations firm. (It was previously funded...

August 31, 2020

As Bayer AG seeks to discount concerns that Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicides cause cancer, several new studies are raising questions about the chemical’s potential impact on reproductive...

August 12, 2020

A new study published Tuesday found that after switching to an organic diet for just a few days, people could cut the levels of a pesticide linked to cancer found in their urine by more than 70...

August 11, 2020

Mark Lynas is a former journalist turned promotional advocate for genetically engineered foods and pesticides who makes inaccurate claims about those products from his perch at the Gates...

August 8, 2020

(Update with EPA explanation) In an unusual move, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has deleted the name of a high-ranking U.S.  health official from a public comment that warned of...

July 16, 2020

For years, U.S. regulators relied on falsified data provided by Dow Chemical to allow unsafe levels of the chemical chlorpyrifos into American homes, according to a new analysis from University of...

July 6, 2020

With the turn of the calendar to June, farmers in the U.S. Midwest are wrapping up the planting of new soybean crops and tending to growing fields of young corn plants and vegetable plots. But many...

June 2, 2020

Just four corporations now control more than 60% of the global supply of seeds and pesticides. Public oversight of their activities is crucial for a safe and healthy food supply. Yet all these...

June 2, 2020

Stuart Smyth, PhD, promotes and defends genetically engineered foods and pesticides as an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of...

June 1, 2020

Earlier this year, our colleague Carey Gillam was offered a speaking slot by a Bayer shareholders' group at the company’s annual meeting in Bonn, Germany. Due to Covid-19, the in-person meeting...

April 28, 2020

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