The USDA under the Trump administration streamlined some outdated and scientifically unwarranted regulations of modern biotech crops.
Anti-biotech activists cite the precautionary principle to maintain chestnut tree-free forests.
Growing more food on less acreage means more land for nature.
Study Finds Almost 40 Percent of People in Eight European Nations Would Like to Live "in a World Where Chemical Substances Don't Exist"
Such scientific ignorance is common in th US as well, and can have a harmful influence on government policy.
“Neither de facto [GMO] bans nor mandatory labeling can be justified.”
When quality of life improved, doctors discovered a new affliction.
The result is consistent with lots of other evidence of widespread ignorance and bias influencing public opinion on political and scientific issues.
Title of the Nature Human Behavior article cited above sadly says it all.
"A backward step, not progress"
Once again, bad laws beget bad regulations
Fear mongering over ingredients derived from genetically modified yeast
The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Act is a bad law, and bad laws make good regulations nearly impossible
Yet another limit to growth recedes into the distance
It's past time to tell your anti-GMO friends, family and neighbors they are helping to kill poor people.
Because Congress requires the FDA to come up with a "frankenfish" labeling scheme
On the other hand, Google's Verily is debugging Fresno.
An extraordinary new documentary on genetically modified foods, narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, pushes back against GMO fearmongering.
Biohackers, much like their computer hacker forebears, prefer asking for forgiveness rather than permission.
The year that was and the year that will be.
A look at several mosquito-modification projects and the political and cultural pushback they're facing.
It's democratic, so what could possibly be wrong with that?
Are the Democrats really the Party of Science?
If the FDA will let them, they could do the same thing here when Zika arrives
Preempts labeling requirements in Vermont and other states
Unless a Federal Court Acts Fast, Vermont's GMO Labeling Law Will Wreak Havoc on the Nation's Food Supply Next Week
It's set to take effect next week and will cost food companies for no good reason.
Meanwhile FDA bows to anti-biotech activist fears and won't expedite approval of proven technology
Should government policy be to favor or oppose GMOs? No.
Blame any zika-caused microencephaly on Friends of the Earth, the Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, and GMO Free USA
Moms: Get a clue-organic wines are carcinogens.
Just another stupid regulatory cost with no discernible benefits to people
Sanders is basically enabling an unscientific disinformation campaign.