Archives: Letters

Food Science

(June 1st, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Twin Falls Times-News Filer’s food activists joined Saturday protesters around the world to “March Against Monsanto” and scare Idahoans about genetically improved foods, hoping legislators will mandate a special label on foods containing them. But what … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: The News-Gazette    Urbana’s food activists recently joined protesters around the world to “March Against Monsanto” and scare Illinoisans about genetically improved foods (GIFs), hoping legislators will mandate a special label on foods containing them. But … Continue reading

Pet peeve

(May 30th, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Charleston Post and Courier  The $15.75 million settlement paid by the Humane Society of the United States and other animal-rights activists in a racketeering lawsuit should serve as a red flag to animal lovers and the public … Continue reading

Letter left a bad taste

(May 30th, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: The Town Talk An exact copy of the supposedly “grassroots” letter telling people to eat vegetables rather than meat at Memorial Day barbecues ran in many other news outlets as well under different names. (“Put Veggies … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: St. Louis Post-Dispatch The $16 million settlement paid by the Humane Society of the United States and other animal-rights activists in a racketeering lawsuit should serve as a red flag to animal lovers and the public (“Animal-rights … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Windsor Star Ontario’s food activists Saturday joined protesters around the world to “March Against Monsanto” and scare Ontarians about genetically improved foods, hoping legislators will mandate a special label on foods containing them. But what these … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Newsday The New York State Legislature should avoid the mistake of voting to label genetically modified organisms. Scientists at organizations such as the American Medical Association, the Royal Society of London and the World Health Organization … Continue reading
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Indianapolis Star  Before Indiana follows in Vermont’s misguided footsteps and mandates the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) consider this: Scientific consensus finds GMOs are safe, and the technology has promise to aid people all around the … Continue reading

Safe foods

(April 23rd, 2014)
By: Will Coggin Newspaper: Chicago Tribune No credible studies find that genetically improved foods have any negative impact on human or animal health, contrary to the claims made by ideological, anti-agriculture activists. Scientific consensus, led by the National Academy of … Continue reading

Alan Guebert’s Wonderland

(March 24th, 2014)
By: Rick Berman Newspaper: AgWeek Syndicated columnist Alan Guebert has a very curious proposition for agriculture in his recent column. He thinks farmers and ranchers should dismiss the “disreputable” campaigns my organization runs, namely HumaneWatch.org and PETAKillsAnimals.com. And instead, they … Continue reading