It is better to fight government corruption directly and push for genetically modified crops that reduce pesticides.
Ironically, extreme environmentalists prevent reduction of harmful pesticides by opposing safer pesticides and spreading fear about GMOs and “chemicals”.
You are free to dislike corporations, but it has nothing to do with GM technology or safety of specific applications.
Examining the troubling claims made by her on GMOs.
Can you prove that we are in the last few millennia of human existence based on a statistical argument alone, in the total absence of scientific evidence? What if we use even more sophisticated statistical paradigms? Is scientific evidence from… Read More ›
One of the best strategies used by scientific skeptics against anti-GMO activists on the Internet is to ask them to cite one risk that exists with genetically modified crops, but does not occur with any conventional breeding method. This is… Read More ›
Over a year ago, statistician Nassim Nicholas Taleb co-wrote an ignorant paper on the precautionary principle and its supposed lethal application to genetically modified foods. In it, the authors made several errors. They asserted, without evidence, that genetically modified crops… Read More ›
In Anti-GMO Activist Roseanne Barr: GMOs caused Papaya Ringspot Virus, I explained how the papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) almost totally destroyed the papaya industry on Hawaii and that researchers saved it by developing a genetically modified papaya that was resistant… Read More ›