Publication: GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe

First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Michael Baxter takes out PGA 2014 Achievement Award - Farmonline National

Colin Bettles files the GM story of the year:INDOMITABLE Kojonup farmer Michael Baxter has been crowned winner of the WA Pastoralists and Graziers Association’s (PGA) Achievement Award for 2014.Mr Baxter received the prestigious prize at the PGA’s ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Harvard scholars explore transforming biology into an engineering discipline | Harvard Magazine Sep-Oct 2014

SynBio in the spotlight at Harvard Mag:...Traditional genetic engineering amounted more or less to biological cut-and-paste: scientists could, for instance, transfer a cold-tolerance gene from an Arctic fish into a tomato. Synthetic biology aims for ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

GENERA announces beta test launch

The GENetic Engineering Risk Atlas is proud to announce the launch of our website and the public beta test of our system. Today, for the first time ever, the public will be able to see what we have been working on for so long. Check out our press release ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Talking to a Vidarbha Bt cotton farmer | The Odd Pantry

Swadeshi fever (and much more at the original post) Indians have always had a persistent phobia about being swallowed up by the west (clearly certain events in our history have had something to do with this). I don’t think anyone believes that we ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law invalid - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A federal judge struck down a new law regulating the use of pesticides and growth of genetically modified organisms by large-scale commercial agricultural companies on Kauai. U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren decided Ordinance 960 (formerly Bill 2491) ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

David Tribe in narrated slide presentation about a major global health challenge -- moldy staple foods.

David Tribe taking about a serious malnutrition problem that affects millions in Africa, Central America and North Asia. Most important messages: Mold toxins are strongly implicated in causing cancer and other health problems in people repeatedly exposed ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about catastrophic ruin from GMOs but fail to examine their own assumptions against evidence

CLAIM: In nature no individual variation represents a large share of the sum of the variations. Natural boundaries prevent cascading effects from propagating globally. Cited evidence: Nil. Un-cited Counter-evidence: Influenza outbreaks and viruses ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tasmanian GMO moratorium: local farmers welcome state government's decision - The Land

21 August 2014 in The Land (Posted in the public interest)THE Tasmanian Farmers and Growers Association responded this week to the State government’s continuation of the moratorium on the use of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in Tasmania.“We ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Natural GMOs Part 204. Many hybrids between species and movements of genes characterised in the rapeseed genetic portfolio

 In plant genealogies genes cross between species many times over time, and also move to new chromosome locations: Editors comment: The genomic origins of rape oilseed Many domesticated plants arose through the meeting of multiple genomes through hybridization ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Genome, Rapeseed, Species
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Yield should be the focus for achieving global food security | ACIAR

Date Released: 08/05/2014The most effective way to advance food security and protect the environment from now is through continuing progress in crop yields across the globe. This is the key finding in a new book launched today (Thursday 8 May 2014) ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Seralini Rat Study Revisited -- Now in R Color with Confidence Intervals| Control Freaks

Andrew Kniss analysing the Seralini data.  July 214Anyone interested in the GMO debate has probably heard about the Seralini paper that I criticized a while back. That paper was eventually retracted by the original journal, and it has now been re-published ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Diet, Mortality, Powerful
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vandana Shiva’s Crusade Against Genetically Modified Crops

Michael Specter tells the full narrative about Vandana ShivaEarly this spring, the Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva led an unusual pilgrimage across southern Europe. Beginning in Greece, with the international Pan-Hellenic Exchange of Local Seed ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 18 2014]

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...He said the Liberal Agriculture Minister Ken Baston also spoke on the motion and described the Act as "a piece of legislation purely designed for prohibition...@  Motion moved to repeal WA GM Act - Agriculture - Cropping - General News - Farm Weekly :"
...Suggesting a coherent approach on information and knowledge sharing on Bt brinjal in Bangladesh, Minister Chowdhury emphasizes that "we accord the highest priority to the safety and benefits to the society but shun any activity that intends to spread misinformation and misguide the public about Bt brinjal or other products that are evaluated by public sector research institutions."  Presenting the field level experience and evidence, Brief 47 also encapsulates the testimonials of experts and farmers attesting the benefits of Bt brinjal...
..."They’re talking about scientific testing but the natural processes and ecosystems have been tested over 3 billion years. "Read more:In GeneticallyGenetically modified grass for dairy cows sparks concern DateJune 20, 2014 The Age, Fairfax Press, Clare Kermond The Pundit's thoughts: Much better food safety rules: Scientific evidence about safety and history of safe human use as a food. Farming itself, and certainly ploughing, is not natural, but organic farmers do it."
..."This is just a textbook example of a center of origin for a pathogen, and it's a real treat," Grunwald said. "I can't think of another system so well understood. This should allow us to make significant headway in finding additional genes that provide resistance to P infestans." Finding ways to genetically resist the potato late blight, scientists say, could help reduce the use of fungicides, and the expense and environmental...

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Michael Baxter takes out PGA 2014 Achievement A... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 31 2014]
GENERA announces beta test launch [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 29 2014]
Harvard scholars explore transforming biology i... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
Talking to a Vidarbha Bt cotton farmer | The Od... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law inva... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 25 2014]
David Tribe in narrated slide presentation abou... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about cat... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
Tasmanian GMO moratorium: local farmers welcome... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
Yield should be the focus for achieving global ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 204. Many hybrids between spe... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 22 2014]
Seralini Rat Study Revisited -- Now in R Color ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 18 2014]
Vandana Shiva’s Crusade Against Genetically Mod... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 18 2014]
Naive version or non-naive, the precautionary p... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 17 2014]
Mr Juncker, do not scrap science! [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 15 2014]
Motion moved to repeal West Australia GM Act - ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 15 2014]
Toxicological evaluation of proteins introduced... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 09 2014]
European science under siege | Cosmos [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 06 2014]
Fair for who? The crisis of Fairtrade for coffe... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 05 2014]
Statement of EFSA: Statement on an emergency me... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 02 2014]
Can we regulate gene editing without killing it... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 02 2014]
Oxitec do Brasil opens its first mosquito produ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 30 2014]
Good Morning Whole Foods Customers: Have We got... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 26 2014]
Oh what tangled web we weave — Forensic Dissect... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 26 2014]
Cereals 2013: Syngenta expects doubling in hybr... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 26 2014]
Details of the field performance of South Asia’... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 25 2014]
Organic food is still not more nutritious than ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 25 2014]
Still no good evidence that most complementary ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 25 2014]
Fruits and Vegetables Are Trying to Kill You [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 24 2014]
ISAAA BRIEF 47: THE STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BT... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 203. Viral relics show cancer... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
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Michael Baxter takes out PGA 2014 Achievement A... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 31 2014]
Colin Bettles files the GM story of the year:INDOMITABLE Kojonup farmer Michael Baxter has been crowned winner of the WA Pastoralists and Graziers Association’s (PGA) Achievement Award for 2014.Mr Baxter received the prestigious prize at the PGA’s ...
GENERA announces beta test launch [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 29 2014]
The GENetic Engineering Risk Atlas is proud to announce the launch of our website and the public beta test of our system. Today, for the first time ever, the public will be able to see what we have been working on for so long. Check out our press release ...
Harvard scholars explore transforming biology i... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
SynBio in the spotlight at Harvard Mag:...Traditional genetic engineering amounted more or less to biological cut-and-paste: scientists could, for instance, transfer a cold-tolerance gene from an Arctic fish into a tomato. Synthetic biology aims for ...
Talking to a Vidarbha Bt cotton farmer | The Od... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 28 2014]
Swadeshi fever (and much more at the original post) Indians have always had a persistent phobia about being swallowed up by the west (clearly certain events in our history have had something to do with this). I don’t think anyone believes that we ...
Judge: Kauai genetically modified crop law inva... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 25 2014]
A federal judge struck down a new law regulating the use of pesticides and growth of genetically modified organisms by large-scale commercial agricultural companies on Kauai. U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren decided Ordinance 960 (formerly Bill 2491) ...
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