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

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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 - 9 hours ago]
Publicerad 12 hours ago - uppdaterad 12 hours ago - 1 rapporter

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 - 12 hours ago]
Publicerad Aug 22 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 22 2014 - 1 rapporter

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]
Entiteter: Genome, Rapeseed, Species
Publicerad Aug 22 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 22 2014 - 1 rapporter

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]
Publicerad Aug 18 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 18 2014 - 1 rapporter

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]
Entiteter: Diet, Mortality, Powerful
Publicerad Aug 18 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 18 2014 - 1 rapporter

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]
Publicerad Aug 17 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 17 2014 - 1 rapporter

Naive version or non-naive, the precautionary principle is downright dangerous

Kurt Goedel was one of the most eminent and deep thinking mathematicians of the last century and justly famous for clarifying the distinction between certainty and truth. It would be hard to accuse him of being a proponent of a naive version of the ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 17 2014]
Publicerad Aug 15 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 15 2014 - 1 rapporter

Mr Juncker, do not scrap science!

We should be worried that the European Commission’s chief scientific adviser position is under attack as an incoming EU president prepares to review legislation on GMOs, write Marcel Kuntz and John Davison Marcel Kuntz is the research director ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 15 2014]
Publicerad Aug 15 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 15 2014 - 1 rapporter

Motion moved to repeal West Australia GM Act - Farm Weekly

Changes in the pipeline in West Australia:CUNDERDIN grain grower and Liberal Party member John Snooke wants WA's Genetically Modified Crops Free Areas Act removed amid fears Labor could re-use the laws to strangle future grains industry growth.Mr Snooke ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 15 2014]
Publicerad Aug 09 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 09 2014 - 1 rapporter

Toxicological evaluation of proteins introduced into food crops

AbstractThis manuscript focuses on the toxicological evaluation of proteins introduced into GM crops to impart desired traits. In many cases, introduced proteins can be shown to have a history of safe use. Where modifications have been made to proteins, ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 09 2014]
Publicerad Aug 06 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 06 2014 - 1 rapporter

European science under siege | Cosmos

John Davison and Marcel Kuntz:Politics are winning at the expense of science in France and now the entire European Union faces a similar fate. On Tuesday 22 July 2014 nine “green” anti-GM organisations demanded that the incoming European Commission (EC) ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 06 2014]
Publicerad Aug 05 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 05 2014 - 1 rapporter

Fair for who? The crisis of Fairtrade for coffee farmers

By Sanjay Lanka , University of Essex and Steffen Böhm , University of Essex, March 2014Two weeks of campaigning to raise awareness of Fairtrade products have come to a close. But coffee farmers around the world face an ongoing crisis that the ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 05 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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Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about cat... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 9 hours ago]
Tasmanian GMO moratorium: local farmers welcome... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - 12 hours ago]
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]
149 Publicly funded risk studies on gene techno... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 21 2014]
Natural GMOs Part 202. Real management of a rea... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 20 2014]
NGOs usually considered trustworthy, but often ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 18 2014]
A-maize-ing double life of a genome | Universit... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 16 2014]
Evolution theory used to predict amazing food s... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 16 2014]
‘Foreign Entities not letting India become food... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 13 2014]
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