Italian research group subject of data fabrication probe

A scandal is erupting that threatens to undermine claims of extraordinary risk from genetically engineered crops. An Italian research group run by Professor Federico Infascelli at the University of Naples "Federico II" has just had a peer-reviewed paper forcibly retracted…

TechNyou carry great story about GM wheat: the story of our daily bread |

GM wheat: the story of our daily bread | TechNyouBY JASON MAJORTECHNYOU (reproduced here by kind permission of TechNyou)Australian consumers will soon be eating GM bread that has never been proven safe, according to Greenpeace.Greenpeace have lately been rattling the…

The EFSA is doing traceback of E. coli contaminated fenugreek seeds imported into the EU. Preston and Tribe do traceback with plagiarised junk science.

The European food safety authority is currently tracing the sources and distribution of allegedly deadly E. coli contaminated fenugreek seeds originating in Egypt which have been implicated in several different outbreaks of severe pathogenic E. coli infections occurring these last weeks in…

Deadly Choices — Junk science costs lives

Most of the time scientists can rely on publications that go through the careful critical review by other scientists. But sometimes papers get rushed through to publication, and there can be hasty, even harmful decisions made by journal editors. On…

Real leadership leaves Friends of the Earth. Unfortunately, they still need it.

Finally, accept certain campaigns are not winnable, and simply drain resources. Absolutist positions do not hold up for the majority. Because of climate change, this probably includes total opposition to nuclear power and GM products globally. Focus instead on the…

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