Food Crises and Technological Phobia « Biofortified

Recently,  a number of very informative article about global food security, genetically engineered crops and the CA labeling initiative  have been published. Here I provide links to a few:

 

Food Crises and Technological Phobia « Biofortified.

GMO Crops: To Label Or Not To Label 

Scientific and Academic Community Responds to CA initiative on Labeling 

Stop worrying; start growing – Fagström &al (2012) – EMBO reports     

European court confirms right to cultivate   –  UK (2012)      

The Washington Post on environment footprint of organic and conventional farming. What do you think?  

NYTimes: Breaking Up the Echo. why no amount of scientific evidence can sway those anti- 

RT : Sacbee – Endorsement: Prop. 37 is a sour plan for food labeling  Indeed, labeling is ok, junk law is not

From Quackwatch:FDA Orders Dr. Joseph Mercola to Stop Illegal Claims    

Arguments About Organic Food: Truths and Fables  re: column  (via)

World Hunger: The Problem Left Behind

 

Thank you to Alexander Stein, Tyler Cowen, Drew Kershen, Dennis Dimick, Steve Savage and other colleagues who have shared these stories.

Written by Pamela Ronald

Pamela Ronald is Professor of Plant Pathology and Chair of the Plant Genomics Program at the University of California, Davis, where she studies the role that genes play in a plant’s response to its environment. With her husband, she co-wrote Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food. Dr. Ronald was one of the co-founders of Biology Fortified.