10 years of the Biofortified Blog

achievementIt’s hard to believe that the Biofortified Blog has been online for ten years – since October 22, 2008. One thing that’s really amazing is how timeless many of our articles are.
Many of our articles that are five or more years old continue to be read again and again by people all over the world. The posts with the highest number of cumulative visits over time aren’t necessarily the ones you’d expect, either.
Have you considered writing a post for the Biofortified Blog? We’d love to have you join one of the longest-lasting and most-thorough resources for food- and agriculture-related issues on the internet.
Let’s walk through the fields of the past and review our 10 most visited Biofortified Blog posts. I’m especially happy to see some of our guest authors on this list!

  1. GMO Cheerios vs. GMO Insulin by  from 2014
  2. Morgellons by  from 2010
  3. Risks of genetic engineering by  and  from 2012
  4. Monsanto’s GM Drought Tolerant Corn by  from 2012
  5. Do OTC Head Louse Treatments Work? Part 2: Questionable treatments by  from 2012
  6. Risk assessment and mitigation of AquAdvantage salmon by  from 2010
  7. Are GloFish bad for the environment? by  from 2012
  8. Gluten-free GM wheat can help celiac patients by  from 2015
  9. Would you eat a brown apple? by  from 2010
  10. Is glyphosate toxic to humans? by  from 2010

What were your favorite posts? Are there any Biofortified Blog posts that you refer back to, or that you still share years after its initial publishing? I find it incredible and sometimes a little sad how some of these issues have gone unchanged over time.

Written by Anastasia Bodnar

Anastasia Bodnar is a science communicator and science policy expert with a PhD in plant genetics and sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University. Anastasia has had various risk analysis roles in US government and military service. She serves as BFI's Director of Policy and as Co-Executive Editor of the Biofortified Blog.

One comment

  1. Karl and I were chatting once about how well his gossypol cotton piece stood the test of time. That’s such a cool thing about science and fact–they have a good lifespan.
    I regularly use (and see others point to) the Amish using GMO.
    But as for impact, I’m so glad that the Carey Gillam Hogwash piece has been read by thousands upon thousands of people, and that it was used effectively by others as well.

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