Points to Consider Regarding Agriculture and Biotechnology

Val Giddings April 11, 2014
April 11, 2014
ITIF analyzes specific public statements surrounding GMOs, their accuracy and the implications for public policy.

Public discussions surrounding genetically modified foods and their impact on society and policy are often dominated by hyperbole and misinformation that hampers legitimate debate. To provide a clearer picture of the facts surrounding biotechnology and agriculture, ITIF presents a series of Points to Consider memos which analyze specific public statements surrounding GMOs, their accuracy and the implications for public policy.

False Claims About Pesticide Toxicity are Based on Discredited Methods

Organic and Conventional Milk are Nutritionally Indistinguishable

Flawed & False Arguments for Mandatory GM Food Labels

Unsubstantiated Claims that Glyphosate is Linked to Kidney Disease 

GM Crops Have Provided Global Environmental Benefits

The Worldwide Scientific Consensus on GMO Safety 

Biotech Improved Herbicide Tolerant Crops Have Improved Yields and Sustainability 

Unfounded Claims of Glyphosate Accumulation in Breast Milk 

Republication of Discredited and Retracted Paper on Rats, GMOs, and Cancer