Weapons of mass deception: false claims, corrupted science

Proponents of genetically engineered / modified (GE/GM, GMO) food often characterize the debate as one of science versus superstition. The implication is that those opposed to GE/GMOs are irrational anti-science cranks or they are misguided by religious ideas. In fact, most of . . . Continue reading →

How Monsanto Rigged the System: through Politics & Propaganda

A profit-enhancing policy trumps public safety & scientific integrity In the mid-1980s, the U.S. executive branch was persuaded that the biotechnology industry would boost the U.S. economy out of its doldrums. To accommodate this newly developing industry, the executive branch gave the . . . Continue reading →

Biotech Agriculture Failed to Increase Crop Yields, but Increased Use of Herbicide

Monsanto has earned a reputation as “the most evil company in the world.” It earned its bad reputation as a result of the company’s uninterrupted history of using massive amounts of toxic poisons that pollute the earth, the rivers and the environment; . . . Continue reading →