Agricultural Biotech

It is past time for FDA to take action to terminate the ongoing deception and exploitation of consumers by corporations that use such misleading labels in their marketing campaigns. Enforcement action is clearly overdue.
Agricultural Biotech
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June 29, 2015
There have been calls recently from predictable sources demanding tougher regulations for genetically engineered crops, but even the briefest glance suggests these alarums are unwarranted, writes Val Giddings.
June 25, 2015
A new report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer claims that 2,4-D is carcinogneic, but the evidence suggests otherwise.
June 18, 2015
ITIF Senior Fellow Val Giddings testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on the folly of state labeling initiatives.
April 30, 2015
Chipotle's recently announced decision that their menu is "GMO free" is both untrue and ill-considered.
April 3, 2015
An attack on academic researchers critical of a professional opponent of agricultural innovation is shown to be contradicted by the facts.
March 20, 2015
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has departed from scientific consensus to declare glyphosate, a “probable human carcinogen.”
March 10, 2015
Support for GM labeling is weaker than advocates claim.
February 26, 2015
Val Giddings participated in the University of Maryland extension’s 2015 Agronomy Update.
February 23, 2015
Unfounded fears surrounding GMOs distorts policy decision making.
November 18, 2014
Val Giddings discussed the importance of continued agricultural innovation at the 2014 North Carolina Agriculture & Biotechnology Summit.