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Are Nigerian food vendors merchants of deaths? - The Punch


The Punch

Are Nigerian food vendors merchants of deaths?
The Punch
Nutrition experts say many of the chemicals used to preserve most of the foods on sale in Nigeria are dangerous to human health. Some of the ... It is most disheartening that the government is trying to promote Genetically Modified Organisms consumption.

To eat or not to eat? - Cumberland News Now


To eat or not to eat?
Cumberland News Now
... especially when it comes to something as personal as the food we consume. It is fair to say that the news media has left a large portion of North Americans with the impression that any genetic alteration or genetic engineering is bad or even ...

11 foods and ingredients that aren't as bad for you as you think - INSIDER


INSIDER

11 foods and ingredients that aren't as bad for you as you think
INSIDER
It's tough to spend five minutes on Facebook or Pinterest without seeing some "wellness" guru warning you against the dangers lurking in your kitchen cabinets. .... Corn, soybeans, canola, potatoes, and papaya are some of the GMO crops grown in the US.

We Just Used Genetic Engineering to Create Completely Yellow, Three-Eyed, Wingless Mosquitoes - Futurism


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We Just Used Genetic Engineering to Create Completely Yellow, Three-Eyed, Wingless Mosquitoes
Futurism
These genetically modified mosquitoes could lessen the spread of disease. ... In an email to Futurism, geneticist Neil Gemmell, from the University of Otago in New Zealand, explained the dangers of uncontrollable gene drive systems. ... be if rats were ...

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Men: Here Are 3 Reasons To Stop Eating Soy - The Alternative Daily (blog)


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Men: Here Are 3 Reasons To Stop Eating Soy
The Alternative Daily (blog)
Highly controversial, soy is often touted as a protein-rich wonder food able to rescue humans from our dependence on meat and prevent heart disease. Yet for others, soy is no more than a hyped-up marketing ploy created by an industry determined to ...

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By legalizing GMOs, we are erasing Ubuntu - The Observer


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By legalizing GMOs, we are erasing Ubuntu
The Observer
I would, therefore, like to show that science is not a magic wand for solving man's food security concerns, but must be applied in accordance with Ubuntu (humaneness). In some affluent societies such as America, ... We know very well that due to our ...

'Prove to us it's safe': The Irish row over a controversial weedkiller is rumbling on - thejournal.ie


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'Prove to us it's safe': The Irish row over a controversial weedkiller is rumbling on
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But the European Food Safety Authority and the European Chemicals Agency both say glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer in humans, in line with a 2016 review carried out by WHO experts and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation. Manufacturer ...

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Why Are Conservatives More Susceptible to Believing Lies? - Slate Magazine


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Why Are Conservatives More Susceptible to Believing Lies?
Slate Magazine
The left is certainly not immune to credulity (most commonly about the safety of vaccines, GMO foods, and fracking), but the right seems to specialize in it. “Misinformation is currently predominantly a .... Similarly, greater valuation of stability ...

Cute Baby, Who's the Designer? - HuffPost


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Cute Baby, Who's the Designer?
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In 2017, whether the general population is aware of it or not — we are well on our way to genetically engineering humans. That's correct, in the age of non-GMO foods and organic everything; the future is looking like we will be more concerned with ...

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Nigerian food crops loaded with deadly poisons - The Nation Newspaper


Nigerian food crops loaded with deadly poisons
The Nation Newspaper
“Our food is normally composed of a lot of dirt; poison, dangerous chemicals, GMOs, and we are all rapidly eating ourselves to death. The easiest way of demonstrating this is to refer to research by the European Union on what they found in the food we ...

Rather than being free of values, good science is transparent about them - Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Rather than being free of values, good science is transparent about them
Phys.Org
And it's not just big business that spreads misleading science – many different groups peddle questionable claims about everything from vaccines and alternative medicines to genetically modified foods and diet strategies. In these cases, economic ...

Rather than being free of values, good science is transparent about them - WTOP


Rather than being free of values, good science is transparent about them
WTOP
And it's not just big business that spreads misleading science – many different groups peddle questionable claims about everything from vaccines and alternative medicines to genetically modified foods and diet strategies. In these cases, economic ...

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Rather than being free of values, good science is transparent about them - The Conversation US


The Conversation US

Rather than being free of values, good science is transparent about them
The Conversation US
And it's not just big business that spreads misleading science – many different groups peddle questionable claims about everything from vaccines and alternative medicines to genetically modified foods and diet strategies. In these cases, economic ...

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The Double-Edged Sword of GMOs - University Observer Online


University Observer Online

The Double-Edged Sword of GMOs
University Observer Online
This GMO has helped to address the pressing issue of vitamin A deficiency due to food scarcity in third-world nations. It was later improved to a higher-yielding variety Golden Rice 2, 72 g of which could provide around fifty percent of the Recommended ...

Relax, You Don't Need to 'Eat Clean' - New York Times


New York Times

Relax, You Don't Need to 'Eat Clean'
New York Times
G.M.O.s are, in theory, one of our best bets for feeding the planet's growing population. When a 2015 Pew poll asked ... Because it makes food scary. And being afraid of food with no real reason is unscientific — part of the dangerous trend of anti ...

A Kansas City Writer's New Book Investigates How We Ended Up 'Doused' In Weed Killer - KCUR


KCUR

A Kansas City Writer's New Book Investigates How We Ended Up 'Doused' In Weed Killer
KCUR
It's because we're consuming foods that contain glyphosate residues. It's not only sprayed on genetically modified crops, it's also sprayed on wheat, oats, barley and other crops directly before harvest. Then it's used in production of oranges, almonds ...

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Regulatory overhaul on GM crops can save lives, environment - Hindustan Times


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Regulatory overhaul on GM crops can save lives, environment
Hindustan Times
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) as well as Central Insecticides Board & Registration Committee (CIBRC) have similar mandates, of protecting citizens' health and environment from the dangers of two agri-technologies, transgenics and ...

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“Food Evolution” sparks debate - The Grizzly


The Grizzly

Food Evolution” sparks debate
The Grizzly
According to the Ursinus College website's announcement on the event, Kennedy described “Food Evolution” as a “fully independent investigation into the topic of GMOs every step of the way, interviewing experts on both sides of the aisle and including ...

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Global Food Forum: ADM chair warns against complacency - The Australian


The Australian

Global Food Forum: ADM chair warns against complacency
The Australian
“We run the risk as a society here in the US, and more broadly in the world, of being too complacent on food safety and food security,'' said Cargill executive vice-president and chief risk officer Joe Stone. He said five successive years of ...

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