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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…
Posted June 17, 2014 at 4:12 pm

GMO Labeling: Costly, Deceitful, and Dangerous

Washington and California consumers may have dodged a major bullet, and Vermont shoppers look to be in for a rude shock, based on the latest research from Cornell University.
Posted May 20, 2014 at 2:56 pm

Science over Scaremongering on Improved Crops

The Los Angeles Times’ editorial board yesterday penned an opinion piece in support of genetically improved foods (GIFs) and against mandatory food labeling demanded by activists. We’re pleased to see the Times affirm the pro-science position it took…
Posted May 6, 2014 at 2:43 pm

Greenpeace Co-Founder Says Anti-GIF Activists Kill Kids

We’ve extensively detailed how the scientific community is united in its support for genetically improved foods (GIFs), which are capable of reducing world hunger and malnutrition worldwide. Even…
Posted April 7, 2014 at 6:46 am

Norman Borlaug’s 100th Birthday Celebrated by Ad in The Hill

Today would have been Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug’s 100th birthday. Never heard of him? Dr. Borlaug is widely credited with catalyzing humanity’s incredible progress against hunger in the 20th…
Posted March 25, 2014 at 6:00 am

EWG’s Latest Needless Victim: Shampoo

The scaremongering Environmental Working Group won’t stop until we are washing ourselves with pig fat again. Even then EWG will probably claim that some pig fats cause some…
Posted March 7, 2014 at 11:35 am

CCF Warns Congress not to Fall for Propaganda

With the activist-driven effort to “label GMOs” heading to the nation’s capital, we’re warning Congressional staff (and their bosses) to make decisions based on sound science, not…
Posted February 6, 2014 at 2:53 pm

Science Hypocrites Hail Cheerios Pander

The Wall Street Journal reports that certain varieties of Cheerios breakfast cereal will be produced using ingredients not produced from genetically improved crops. Like the craze a…
Posted January 3, 2014 at 5:19 pm

Genetically Improved Foods

Background Since agriculture began over 10,000 years ago, humans have selected certain traits in crops as desirable and bred those traits into the next generations of foods. The latest…
Posted December 14, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Genetic Scaremongers Defy ‘Reason and Conscience’

In a sternly worded editorial this morning, USA Today argues that genetically modified foods represent “minimal risk,” and therefore “denying the food to starving people defies reason and conscience.”…
Posted May 26, 2004 at 12:00 am