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Putin Calls on United Nations to Regulate GIFs

As we have reported, one of the more notable anti-genetically improved foods (GIFs) activist groups is none other than Vladimir Putin’s despotic Russian regime. Somewhere between annexing…
PostedJune 9, 2014 at11:00 am

Vermont Stands with Putin on GIFs

Vermont politicians caved to activist pressure this week as the legislature passed a law requiring warning labels on genetically improved foods (GIFs). In so doing, Vermont joins a …
PostedApril 25, 2014 at4:19 pm

Food Tech Deniers May Gain New Ally in Putin’s Russia

Bills mandating labeling on genetically improved foods (GIFs) moved forward recently in Massachusetts (H. 813) and California (S.B. 131). They are backed by organic activists such as MA Right…
PostedApril 8, 2014 at7:57 am

Pointlessly Disputing The Known Facts

Who would be crazy enough to dispute the findings of the American Cancer Society, American Medical Association, American Dietetic Association, and the American Diabetes Association? It could only be anti-choice nannies Michael Jacobson of CSPI and Mr. Samuel "All Chemicals Cause Cancer" Epstein. They seem to be the only ones left who still think saccharin is a health threat.
PostedJune 12, 2000 at12:00 am

Super-Banana Could Save Millions of Lives

The banana is a staple of the East African diet. About 70 percent of the Ugandan population survive on the fruit. Unfortunately, it has low levels of…
PostedJune 17, 2014 at4:12 pm

Out-of-State Kooks Impose Anti-Science Labeling on Oregon

Environmental radicals often tout the scientific consensus when it comes to the climate change issue. But when it comes to crops, they’re eerily silent.  The safety of genetically improved foods (GIFs) is well established. The…
PostedMay 13, 2014 at12:29 pm

Consumer Group: “60 Minutes” Piece Unfairly Pins Nation’s Health Concerns on Sugar

Center for Consumer Freedom Disputes Hyped-Up Charge that Sugar is “Toxic” Today the Center for Consumer Freedom is firing back against Sunday’s “60 Minutes” segment by Dr. Sanjay…
PostedApril 2, 2012 at2:15 pm

Crushing Beverage Tax Proposals

Today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution features us in a pro-con debate about whether health policy should include a sugar-sweetened beverage tax. The “pro” side is represented by an Emory University…
PostedOctober 27, 2009 at12:00 am

Alarmist U.S. Geological Survey Mercury Study Is Irresponsible, Uses Deeply Flawed Standard

Washington – Today the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published a study of 291 fish tissue samples obtained from freshwater sources across the United States between 1998 and 2005, concluding that…
PostedAugust 19, 2009 at12:00 am

Recalled Pet Food Kills Fewer Animals Than PETA

We just came from a fascinating event at the National Press Club in Washington. At noon today, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) vice president…
PostedMarch 30, 2007 at12:00 am