Browsing All posts tagged under »Genetically Modified Crops«

Scientifically Improved Crops: Expediting Africa’s War Against Poverty

September 13, 2021 by

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By Vijay Raj Jayaraj ~ The popular mainstream media hardly captures the struggle for development in Africa. Apart the usual anecdotes on poverty, we are seldom showcased the actual interventions needed in the continent. According to latest estimates, about 490 million people in Africa are living in extreme poverty. That is more than the population […]

“Agro-Ecology” Campaign Enshrines Primitive Agriculture And Malnutrition As Human Rights

July 23, 2018 by

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Luddite eco-imperialists claim to be virtuous By Paul Driessen and David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Not every poor person in impoverished places around the world aspires to the modern living standards they see and hear about: indoor plumbing, electricity for lights, a refrigerator and stove, a paucity of disease-carrying insects, top-notch schools and hospitals, their children […]

“Evil” GE Foods And “Eco-Friendly” Organics

May 20, 2018 by

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Misrepresentations by radical greens promote myths of GE dangers and organic benefits By Paul Driessen ~ Across the globe, genetically engineered (GE) crops face opposition from environmental and organic food activists, who claim the crops harm the environment and endanger human health. How factual are their claims? The evidence strongly supports GE over organic crops. […]

House Shouldn’t Rubberstamp Senate’s Misleading GMO Bill

July 12, 2016 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ Federal legislation that requires the labeling of genetically engineered food is making its way through Congress. This new law runs counter to science, free speech, and could harm agricultural production as well as American consumers. Last week, the Senate passed a federal mandatory GMO labeling bill. Now the House is expected […]

The Food Fear-Mongers

November 14, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I recently read somewhere that there are so many laws and regulations on the books of federal and state governments that we are all breaking a law at some point every hour of the day. I have little doubt of that. Alexis de Tocqueville, the author of “Democracy in America”, was […]

Just Shut Up and Eat!

August 22, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ If you say “genetically modified food” to most people they will swear to you they would never eat it, but Americans have been eating biotech crops for years and they are not dying in the streets. They are, in fact, getting fatter from eating too much of the abundance of foods […]

Why Being Green Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry

November 7, 2010 by

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By James Delingpole One of the stories from the Bible I’ve never quite understood is the parable of the Prodigal Son. So this utterly useless git prematurely grabs his share of his inheritance, goes out into the world, blows it on being stupid, loses everything, then comes back to his father with his tail between […]