The Non-GMO Blog

GMO labeling supporters say DARK Act is a “scam” that must be stopped

Industry is deceiving the public that Pompeo bill is “national solution” for GMO labeling By Ken Roseboro Federal legislation that would establish voluntary labeling of genetically modified foods is a scam that aims to deceive the American public and must be stopped. This was the takeaway message of a recent panel discussion on GMO labeling […]

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Response to comment to Wall Street Journal article: “Organic Food Protectionists”

In his comment about the article, “Organic Food Protectionists,” Dr. Daniel F. Borgen, M.D., said that organic farmers could oppose mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods. To back his case, Dr. Borgen quotes from an article I had written titled, “To test or not to test organics for GMOs” in the July/August 2009 issue of […]

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The biotech industry’s assault on balanced journalism

GMO proponents pressuring Reuters to remove journalist who presents both sides of GMO debate Good journalism is founded on balance and fairness. This means presenting several sides of a story or points of view to help readers gain a more comprehensive perspective on a topic. Without balance, news can be skewed to a particular point […]

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GMO Labeling: Darkness and Light

Fifteen years ago, the US Food and Drug Administration conducted consumer focus groups on labeling genetically modified foods. The FDA found, as most other surveys do, that “virtually all participants said that bioengineered foods should be labeled as such.” Many focus group participants expressed outrage that GM foods had been “snuck in” to the food […]

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Zero tolerance for a different perspective on GMOs

How an “emeritus professor” resorted to insults when I disputed his GMO “facts” By Ken Roseboro Genetically engineered food is a divisive topic that can generate strong emotions. Some people have the ability to “agree to disagree” and be respectful of another person’s opinion. Others argue and resort to insults and personal attacks, which unfortunately […]

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