How’s the safety of organic food working out for ya?

The anti-GMO crowd constantly points to the lack of long-term safety studies of foods containing GMOs. They continue with this meme even though there have been hundreds of studies over the last 16 years attesting to their safety and major scientific and health organizations have signed off on them. The Big Ignore is the fact that in that time there…

GMO labeling advocate doesn’t label own organic products containing arsenic

This isn't a new story. Last year researchers at Dartmouth discovered that brown rice, fruit juices and a widely used sweetener, organic brown rice syrup, contained high levels of arsenic. I wrote about it here  and here. What brings me back to this subject is a blog from the NY Times I stumbled across from last November. Lundberg Family Farms of…

The right-to-know doesn’t help if you don’t understand what you know.

There isn't a day that goes by without some anti-gmo nonsense hitting my mailbox. Here's the latest. This one is by Wendy Vincent, a writer for the Guilford Patch website:  Walmart and Monsanto: Joining Forces: The retail giant, Walmart, will soon start stocking their shelves with un-labeled, pesticide-laced GMO corn made by Monsanto.  Huh? W…

Stupid hippies sign petition to ban water

"These passionate, informed people didn't even need to ask what dihydrogen Monoxide is. They didn't even ask. Man, there were a lot of people who signed the petition. We're not talking a handful of dopes, we're talking hundreds." [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yi3erdgVVTw?rel=0]…