The most irrational, damaging or downright dumb beliefs of 2017

A look back at 2017 shows far too many instances in Canada where we got it all wrong

The most irrational, damaging or downright dumb beliefs of 2017
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A look back at 2017 shows far too many instances in Canada where we got it all wrong

Attacks against GMOs? Why this farmer takes it personally

Attacks against GMOs? Why this farmer takes it personally
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Today’s food system is not perfect. That’s why we work to make it better through dozens of agricultural initiatives. But how we did it 50 years ago isn’t better

All the food we eat has been modified by humans

The world of food marketing is full of deception. The truth is there is very little that’s 'natural' about our food, but that doesn't make it dangerous

All the food we eat has been modified by humans
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WAGER: The world of food marketing is full of deception. The truth is there is very little that’s ‘natural’ about our food, but that doesn’t make it dangerous

Planting the seeds for broader understanding of food’s origins

In the retail food business, customers have plenty of questions about how their food is produced. The answers often surprise them

Planting the seeds for broader understanding of food’s origins
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FRASER: In the retail food business, customers have plenty of questions about how their food is produced. The answers often surprise them

Labelling of non-GMO products shamefully ignores reality

There are only nine GMO products on the market. So a cucumber with a GMO-free sticker is simply a way for the supplier to charge a higher price

Labelling of non-GMO products shamefully ignores reality
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DAYNARD: There are only nine GMO products on the market. So a cucumber with a GMO-free sticker is simply a way for the supplier to charge a higher price.

How Facebook led me to the truth about GMOs

I’ve learned to respect the views of people who are educated on subjects about which I was concerned – even if they work for Monsanto

How Facebook led me to the truth about GMOs
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MELLOR-TRUPP: I’ve learned to respect the views of people who are educated on subjects about which I was concerned – even if they work for Monsanto

Agricultural biotechnology crucial for feeding world population

Crop production science and innovation led to new technologies that averted a predicted global starvation catastrophe

Agricultural biotechnology crucial for feeding world population
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MCLAUGHLIN: Crop production science and innovation led to new technologies that averted a predicted global starvation catastrophe

Why genetically-enhanced crops contribute to a better world

Technological advancements on the farm mean lower supermarket prices, better environmental sustainability and less land use

Why genetically-enhanced crops contribute to a better world
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BARTLEY: Technological advancements on the farm mean lower supermarket prices, better environmental sustainability and less land use

Burying Monsanto could give GMO science a new lease on life

By having science on its side, Monsanto seemed to believe there was no need to answer public concerns – and that was a huge PR mistake

Burying Monsanto could give GMO science a new lease on life
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CHARLEBOIS: By having science on its side, Monsanto seemed to believe there was no need to answer public concerns – and that was a huge PR mistake

Genetically-modified salmon set to hit the market

Labelling regulations need to be modified so consumers have final word on the technology

Genetically-modified salmon set to hit the market
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CHARLEBOIS: Labelling regulations need to be modified so consumers have final word on the technology