Tag Archive: toxicity

GMO Apple

Questions Around the Safety of “GMOs” and Why We Must Label Them

There is a lot of “he said” “she said” science around genetically engineered foods. And a lot of bullying. Anyone who steps in to speak on the topic, regardless of which side that they represent, gets quickly slammed and labeled which is ironic as labels are the very thing that the industry is so allergic to. So do genetically engineered foods cause food allergies? According to Harvard University and studies conducted on the influence that funding sources have on science, it depends on who you ask.

Book Review of<br/>  "Doubt is Their Product: How Industry’s <br/>Assault on Science Threatens Your Health"

Book Review of
“Doubt is Their Product: How Industry’s
Assault on Science Threatens Your Health”

Doubt is Their Product is an indictment of the way big business has ignored, suppressed or distorted vital scientific evidence to the detriment of the public’s health. This sabotaging of science is now a routine part of American politics and a common corporate strategy. It was a tactic started by the tobacco industry, which worked for years and now is being used by the Pharmaceutical and Chemical industries. They bombard the courts and regulatory agencies with a barrage of dubious scientific information to create doubt about the toxicity of their various products to delay regulation. Unfortunately it has nearly always worked, at least for a time.