Scientific Literature on GMOs
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- 1 Prominent GMO Critics
- 1.1 Environmental claims
- 1.2 Health claims
- 1.2.1 Mike Adams (Natural News)
- 1.2.2 Mark Bittman
- 1.2.3 Thomas Bohn (Bøhn)
- 1.2.4 Judy Carman
- 1.2.5 Consumers Union
- 1.2.6 Z El-Shamei
- 1.2.7 ENSSER (European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility)
- 1.2.8 Environmental Working Group
- 1.2.9 Vani Hari (Food Babe)
- 1.2.10 Don Huber
- 1.2.11 Samuel Leblanc & Aziz Aris
- 1.2.12 Manuela Malatesta
- 1.2.13 Joseph Mercola
- 1.2.14 Belin Mezzomo
- 1.2.15 Mehmet Oz (Dr. Oz)
- 1.2.16 Arpad Pusztai
- 1.2.17 Stephanie Seneff
- 1.2.18 Gilles-Eric Seralini (Séralini)
- 1.2.19 Jeffrey Smith (Institute for Responsible Technology)
- 1.2.20 Sándor Spisák
- 1.2.21 Siriporn Thongprakaisang
- 1.3 Socioeconomic Claims
- 1.4 Multiple Claims
- 1.4.1 John Fagan and Michael Antoniou (Earth Open Source)
- 1.4.2 Mae-Wan Ho (Institute of Science in Society, ISIS)
- 1.4.3 Organic Consumers Association (Millions against Monsanto, Ronnie Cummins)
- 1.4.4 Henry Rowlands (Sustainable Pulse, GMO Evidence, GMO Seralini, GMO Carman, Global GMO Free Coalition, GM Watch)
- 1.4.5 Thierry Vrain
- 2 Prominent GMO Advocates
- 3 ToDo
Prominent GMO Critics
chief scientist of the Organic Center in Oregon, wrote a much-quoted paper claiming that transgenic crops increase pesticide use.
NGO interested in a range of topics including not only GMOs but irradiation and nanotechnology. Recent campaigns include activism on AquaBounty's transgenic salmon.
has released several popular-level reports critical of transgenics.
researched the potential for monarch butterfly caterpillars to be harmed by transgenic Bt-expressing pollen.
a respected scientist and science communicator until his retirement in 2001, has made public statements against GM foods.
an economist interested in the Precautionary Principle.
best known for their report, "Failure to Yield".
researched mineral uptake in Roundup Ready plants.
Mike Adams (Natural News)
the "Health Ranger", runs a website dedicated to alternative medicine and conspiracy theories.
food journalist and NY Times columnist, has written several anti-GM articles.
Thomas Bohn (Bøhn)
wrote a paper on glyphosate contamination of GM soybeans.
wrote a study on GM feed and pigs.
publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, which has recently come out as anti-GM.
wrote a paper describing minor cellular-level differences in rats fed GM feed.
ENSSER (European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility)
best known for their statement on a lack of scientific consensus for GM safety.
most famous for their annual "Dirty Dozen" report on pesticide residues, but they also have multiple other consumer reports.
Vani Hari (Food Babe)
has a popular blog questioning the safety of GM products and many other standard food practices.
claimed to have isolated a new pathogen associated with glyphosate.
claimed to have found Bt toxin in pregnant women and in fetuses.
claimed to have found cellular-level differences in mice fed GE soy.
an alternative-medicine web entrepreneur.
was popularly portrayed as having shown that Bt toxin causes leukemia.
Mehmet Oz (Dr. Oz)
a surgeon and TV doctor who is outspoken about GMOs as well as many alternative therapies.
was portrayed as having shown that GE potatoes have mysterious harmful effects not linked to the proteins they produce.
blames glyphosate for "most of the diseases and conditions associated with a Western diet."
has written many anti-GM papers. His most famous one involved photographing rats with huge tumors.
Jeffrey Smith (Institute for Responsible Technology)
most famous for "Seeds of Deception" and "Genetic Roulette".
did not actually study transgenics, but has been used by anti-GMO activists because he is believed to have found that DNA from our food can wind up in our bloodstream.
researched a possible link between glyphosate and breast cancer.
of the Center for Food Safety, wrote a paper on regulation of transgenics.
is an organization that publishes many anti-GM works and promotes conspiratorial origins for pro-GM organizations.
food writer famous for "The Omnivore's Dilemma", "Botany of Desire", "In Defense of Food", "Food Rules", and other works; advocates policy changes.
an ecofeminist and public figure who is interested in "Terminator genes" and Indian farmer suicides.
John Fagan and Michael Antoniou (Earth Open Source)
best known for the book "GMO Myths and Truths".
Mae-Wan Ho (Institute of Science in Society, ISIS)
most famous for the "800+ scientists against GMOs" letter, but has written several other anti-GM pieces.
Organic Consumers Association (Millions against Monsanto, Ronnie Cummins)
best known for their project Millions against Monsanto, but have many other campaigns.
Henry Rowlands (Sustainable Pulse, GMO Evidence, GMO Seralini, GMO Carman, Global GMO Free Coalition, GM Watch)
is primarily known for running anti-GM websites.
a retired plant and animal scientist, known for his TED talk about GMOs.
Prominent GMO Advocates
a USDA entomologist who performed a meta-analysis of transgenic Bt's effects on honeybees.
her review focused only on GMO feeding trials that were multigenerational and/or long-term.
reviewed scientific literature on the effect of GMOs on livestock health, dating from the introduction of GMOs.
reviewed only EU-funded research on GMOs.
provided comprehensive examinations of GMO use in the United States.
reviewed all available literature on GMO environmental and health safety.
Center for Food Safety
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