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…

The Racism of Environmentalism

Since today commemorates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, I thought I would comment about environmentalism being another form of racism. For example, it has been reported that environmentalist groups, like the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), attempted make their anti-fossil fuel campaigns prior to a mid-term election two years…

The Environment: Freedom’s Battleground in the 90’s

During the 1990’s the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) hosted a conference in Union, Washington. During the gathering, author Robert Bidinotto delivered a lively and poignant lecture on environmentalism and why it is a threat not only to civilization, but also to mankind overall. In his presentation, Bidinotto describes the evil, altruistic ethics of environmentalist…

Study: [Round Up] won’t give you cancer

A recent write-up by author Ron Bailey at Reason cites a manuscript that was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute states that using glyphosate won’t give you cancer. The chemical is produced by Monsanto that enables farmers to to kill weeds by spraying it on genetically modified crops developed to resist pesticides.…