Over the last four months, 121 Nobel laureates have signed a letter extolling the safety and benefits of genetically modified (GM) crops and alleging that organizations and individuals that don’t support their unfettered introduction are committing a “crime against humanity”.
* More than a hundred Nobel laureates recently signed a statement calling for the acceptance of genetic engineering. With publication in June the letter got widely reported in the international press. Vincent Harmsen discovered that the initiators are employed by the biotech industry
The UCCSN-AL reaffirms the principles under which it was formed:
By: Nathanael Johnson
A key paper that's been widely cited to justify the use of GM 'Golden rice' to boost vitamin A nutrition has been withdrawn due to ethical breaches, with no proof of consent by parents of the children taking part in trials. But that's not the only objection.
AT LONG LAST, the serious breaches of medical and scientific ethics of the GM golden rice trials on Chinese children appear to have been recognised – in this case, by the journal that published the research paper reporting the experiments.
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is reportedly r
By Colin Tudge,