41 search results for “golden rice” (page 3)

SPECIAL REPORT: Springtime in Luddite Land

We’ll say this much about activists who devote their lives to opposing genetically modified (GM) foods: they don’t let a little thing like reality slow them down. Despite a…
Posted May 8, 2003 at 12:00 am

Progress vs. Propaganda

Genetically improved foods are “even safer than conventional plants and foods,” the European Union has officially declared. Biotech products can save lives in developing nations, according to the…
Posted May 23, 2002 at 12:00 am

Greenpeace’s Black Heart

Greenpeace, which has been involved in activist vandalizing of grocery store products with the slapping-on of “biohazard” stickers on genetically improved foods, now calls for rejecting…
Posted February 20, 2002 at 12:00 am

Celebrity-chef nannies still serving up doom and gloom

Greg Critser writes in The Washington Monthly (“Mean Cuisine,” July/August issue) that today’s celebrity chefs have made it their mission “to school the country–or at least its aspiring elites–on…
Posted July 11, 2001 at 12:00 am

Biotech gains momentum despite activist opposition

Although dozens of foundation-funded activist groups have loudly warned of a global meltdown over transgenic foods, American farmers see the demand for biotech crops booming. In some cases, acreage sown…
Posted July 10, 2001 at 12:00 am

Anti-Corporate Culture Dominates San Diego Protests

San Diego’s anti-biotech protesters have certainly given us a dose of low comedy this week. On one street corner, animal-rights zealots from PETA were turning a Burger King lunch counter…
Posted June 26, 2001 at 12:00 am

Which Way Is The Wind Blowing

Greenpeace issued a press release on Friday blasting genetically improved rice that could save thousands of children from blindness and death, a.k.a. “Golden Rice.” In response, the creator of…
Posted February 12, 2001 at 12:00 am

2000 ‘Tarnished Halo’ Awards

The only thing we have left to say about 2000 is that it was a good year for the nannies – those activists, organizations and bureaucrats who work tirelessly to…
Posted February 1, 2001 at 12:00 am

Cooking Up a Storm!

Few food services operators realize that nearly every nanny group generating headlines with their opposition to new biotech foods also opposes most other aspects of conventional agriculture; those time- and…
Posted September 1, 2000 at 12:00 am

Alar Style Attack On Genetically Improved Foods

Fenton Communications, the force behind the thoroughly debunked Alar apple scare, is now whipping up fear over genetically improved foods at the behest of the organic food industry. Twenty-two…
Posted July 19, 2000 at 12:00 am