“Well Fed”: A Documentary About GMO’s

A thought-provoking, well made documentary tells the story of two Dutch film makers who examine the many criticisms well-fed Westerners have about genetically modified foods (aka GMO’s). The movie also reveals some of the scientific ideas surrounding the alteration of foods people tend to think are natural. The film also takes to task the many…

Scientists: GMO’s Are Definitely Safe

After conducting a meta-analysis of over 6000 peer-reviewed manuscripts that detail 21 years of research on the effects of genetically modified corn, scientists out of the University of Pisa, Italy have determined that GMO’s are completely safe. The EconoTimes reports: “The results support the cultivation of GE maize, mainly due to enhanced grain quality and…

Golden Rice: Loved by humanitarians, reviled by environmentalists

Despite the Philippines and Bangladesh edging toward commercializing it, New Zealand’s food regulation agency (FSANZ) endorsed approving importing Golden Rice for sale in order to reduce trade disorder with Asian countries that allow it. Unfortunately, an opposition group named GE-Free New Zealand has started an effort urging New Zealand’s food safety minister to review the…

Green-backed European GMO ban is killing Africans

Reason magazine recently looked back at an Economist article published during 2002 that highlighted the ban on the importation of American food that was made from genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). Consequenty, the lives of 15 million Africans were put at risk and the population of countries who banned GMO’s had been consuming them for many…

Neil deGrasse Tyson gives the lowdown on GMOs

There is a lot of information and misinformation about GMOs in our food chain. In this StarTalk interview, radio host and scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks to Food Evolution filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy and plant geneticist Pamela Ronald to understand some of the fact-based science around this controversial topic.