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Viewpoint: To fix the FDA, we need these qualities—including a commitment to regulatory reform — in its new leader

Fox News&nbsp|&nbsp
With the just-announced resignation of FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the White House and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex ...

Research integrity and why bad science has become such a problem

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
Science depends on corroboration — that is, researchers verify others’ results, often making incremental advances as they do so.  The ...

Viewpoint: Pervert science at your peril—anti-GMO campaigners, vaccine deniers and ‘bee-pocalypse’ scaremongers find common ground in ‘evidence rejectionism’

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
Widespread misunderstanding of the nature of science and the confirmation bias spawned by social media and the internet can have ...

Viewpoint: Do organic farms really produce ‘chemical free, healthier food’?

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
The multi-billion-dollar organic industry is thriving in large part because of dishonesty ...

Viewpoint: Why we must be wary of grandiose claims about a low-cost, universal cancer cure

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
An Israeli company claims they will likely perfect a cure for all cancer in the next year. There are many ...

Viewpoint: USDA’s bioengineered food rules will confuse consumers and could cost $200 million per year

Wall Street Journal&nbsp|&nbsp
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has created what may be the most bewildering, least cost-effective regulation ever. In July 2016, ...
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Viewpoint: GMO crops are key to sustainable farming—why are some scientists afraid to talk about them?

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
A shallow piece in the journal Science downplaying the importance of GMO crops belongs in a New Age publication ...

Viewpoint: FDA’s plan to regulate gene-edited animals as drugs is a ‘failed policy’

Investor's Business Daily&nbsp|&nbsp
Some bureaucrats in the Trump administration seem not to have gotten the memo about deregulation being good for innovation, the ...

Viewpoint: How the United Nations stifles biotechnology innovation

GM Crops and Food&nbsp|&nbsp
The political elites who advocate bigger and more intrusive government habitually try to use scientific literacy as a rhetorical cudgel ...

Viewpoint: Let’s hope the Chinese gene editing fiasco doesn’t lead to a cruel and unnecessary ban on germline gene therapy

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
A backlash could be hugely counterproductive. So let's start with the facts ...

FDA reaffirms much-criticized plan to regulate genetically engineered animals as if they were a drug

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb has doubled down on his agency’s failed policy for regulating an entire sector of biotechnology — the ...

Quick FDA approval of GMO human insulin 36 years ago contrasts with today’s biotechnology regulatory sclerosis

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
This week marked the 36th anniversary of one of biotechnology’s most significant milestones—the approval by the FDA of human insulin ...

Viewpoint: It’s time to replace our fear-based genetic engineering regulations

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
In the early 1970s a group of scientists -- none involved in agriculture or food -- raised concerns about the ...

Viewpoint: Political ‘horse-trading’ at U.N. threatens sensible GMO, gene editing crop regulation

Daily Caller&nbsp|&nbsp
[T]he U.N.’s agencies, programs, commissions and international agreements have a dismal record of accomplishment, especially while acting as the world’s regulator-wannabe for ...

Viewpoint: Europe’s anti-GMO activists copy smear tactics of extremist US organic lobbyists

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
Some bad ideas have originated in America. Reality television, spray-on cheese, pineapple pizza, and deep-fried Hostess Twinkies come to mind. But the ...

Viewpoint: FDA gives organic food marketers a pass on deceptive labeling—at consumer expense

Wall Street Journal&nbsp|&nbsp
[W]hen it comes to the $47-billion-a-year organic industry, the FDA gives a complete pass to blatantly false and deceptive advertising ...

Viewpoint: How organic activists use intimidation and character assassination to attack GMOs

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
In Part 1,  I described the vendetta by the Russian government's propaganda apparatus against technologies like fracking and modern genetic ...
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Prominent anti-GMO NGOs and organic businesses partnered with Russia to ‘smear’ American agriculture

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
It's no secret that although the Internet has vastly improved our lives in many respects, it has downsides — less ...

Was there Russian collusion? When it comes to prominent anti-GMO groups, the disturbing answer is ‘yes’

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
Modern genetic engineering techniques applied to agriculture are making stunning advances. This year, after decades in (gratuitous) regulatory limbo, the ...

Did anti-GMO groups plant ‘rogue’ GMO wheat in Canada to deliberately disrupt markets to manipulate public opinion?

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
In the summer of 2017, a contractor applied the popular weed-killer glyphosate (brand name Roundup®) to clear some weeds along ...

Déjà vu all over again: Germany’s ‘regulatory stranglehold’ on New Breeding Techniques mirrors its policy on GMOs 20 years ago

Wall Street Journal&nbsp|&nbsp
Biotechnology applied to agriculture is beginning to yield all manner of products, including fruits and vegetables that are disease-resistant, more ...
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Viewpoint: Scott Pruitt gone from EPA because of ethical transgressions but regulatory reform of ‘rogue agency’ might be his lasting legacy

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
Scott Pruitt, who lost his job as head of the Environmental Protection Agency last week after a flood of complaints ...

Viewpoint: US EPA rebuffs activist lobbying, finds neonicotinoids not key driver of bee health problems

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
In The Neonic Ban: A Scientific Fraud Becomes Enshrined In EU Regulatory Law, I described the many elements of corruption that ...

Viewpoint: EU’s neonicotinoid ban is a ‘scientific fraud’ and won’t protect bees

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
Five years after the European Union imposed a temporary ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, an “experts committee” of the member states ...

Viewpoint: Examining the science denial behind IFOAM—Organics International

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
The true-believers in organic agriculture, such as the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM—Organics International), are as deluded as ...

Viewpoint: GMO critic Vandana Shiva’s anti-modernity crusade threatens world’s poor

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
The recently-published “Social Justice Warrior Handbook,” which satirizes people who promote liberal, multicultural, anti-capitalist, anti-globalization, politically correct views, could have ...
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Viewpoint: How politics pollutes the FDA’s genetically modified animal regulations and stifles innovation

Genes and Science&nbsp|&nbsp
AquaBounty's fast-growing salmon and Oxitec's disease-fighting mosquitos are two examples of why genetically modified animals should be regulated by the ...

Viewpoint: It’s time to fix flawed regulations and labels based on ‘utterly meaningless’ GMO term

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“GMO” is an utterly meaningless term -- which is remarkable considering that if you Google it, you get about 21,000,000 ...