“[T]he GM debate is over. It is finished. We no longer need to discuss whether or not it is safe. … You are more likely to get hit by an asteroid than to get hurt by GM food.” So said Mark Lynas, the British environmentalist, who helped launch the anti-GMO movement in the 1990s.
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In the January 2, 2013 Atlanta Journal-Constitution was a front-page article titled “Higher corn prices hit stores, chicken farms” written by Dan Chapman. Mr.Chapman writes: On November 11, the Desert Condor steamed[…]
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On July 14, Greenpeace activists in Australia illegally entered an experimental farm operated by the country’s national science agency and destroyed a crop of genetically modified (“GM”) wheat. The GM[…]
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