Organic Label Stonyfield Farms Rejects Science

Manipulative marketing campaign cast doubts about government risk assessments Two weeks ago, Stonyfield Farms launched a marketing campaign that champions lies and misperceptions surrounding food, its safety and the experts that determine food safety. If you haven’t seen the ad, kids are provided with scripts loaded with false statements about …

Feeding a Future Population of 9-11 Billion

The immense challenge facing us all While the science of increasing food security continues to make advancements, the politics of technology options for feeding a future population is increasingly hostile. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated that yield increases of 2% per year are required to feed a …

Can GM and Non-GM products Coexist?

New Book on GM, Organic and Conventional Crops and Foods Food, its ingredients and production have captured the publics’ attention in a dramatic fashion over the past few years. Both conventional and social media overwhelming present both information and misinformation on these topics; resulting in a plethora of factual stories, …

Coexistence Between Organic, Conventional and GM Crops

Greetings from Amsterdam this week! I am(sterdam) here attending and speaking at a conference that is focused on better understanding the production, and international trade of, different types of crops. Not production and trade of different commodities, such as wheat, barley or flax, but the different kinds of commodities, such …

Winners and Losers from GM Technologies and the Policy Response in the Organic Good Market

Our very own Stuart Smyth of SAIFood and his colleagues of the University of Saskatchewan, William Kerr & Peter Phillips, have just been published in the June issue of the Journal Sustainability. Take the time to read the articles abstract below or click the title to continue to an open …