Scientifically Illiterate Hall of Shame inducts CA State Senator Noreen Evans

Our latest induction to the Scientifically Illiterate Hall Of Shame (SIHS) is California State Senator Noreen Evans. Evans introduced a GMO labeling law in California and this is her reasoning according to the Press Democrat website The Santa Rosa Democrat says genetically modified organisms have been linked to health problems ranging from allergi…

Anti-GMO crowd takes their “medicine show” national

From the ashes of the defeat of Prop 37, a new group has arisen, like an Organic Phoenix.  The group, calling itself the GMO Inside campaign is planning to take their show national.   The main players are Food Democracy Now!, Green America, Foodbabe, Nature's Path and Nutiva and...wait for it... the ever popular Institute for Responsible Techno…

Prop. 37 aftermath: Sour organic grapes

Anti-GMO activists in California and elsewhere are wringing their hands after the defeat of their pet ballot initiative requiring labeling of GMO foods. The result as I write this is 53.1%-46.9%. How are supporters taking this defeat? If internet comment boards are any indication, not too well.  The anti-GMO crowd is sounding like the Republicans…

Support for California GMO labeling law in free fall

Recently, the big guys opposing Prop. 37  started pouring their millions into television ads in an effort to sway public opinion and defeat the measure.  Up until the ads started running, all polls led to an overwhelming win for the labeling law. Now the gap has tightened up. The latest polls say that support has declined in the last two weeks, f…

Organic and anti-gmo activists: Fox News of the Left

The race is heating up for Prop. 37, the gmo labeling law in California. It's being touted as the consumer's right to know what is in their food. The plain fact is that all the evidence they have to support their side is based on bad and flawed science and/or outright lies. The liberal/left is always pointing to the anti-science mindset of the rig…