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GMO Debate Over; More China Calculations

GMO Debate Over Mark Twain may have said that a lie travels around the globe while the truth is putting on its shoes and the adage is truer today than ever before. There is also a maxim that the answer to misinformation is more information. Nobel Peace Prize winning journalist faults online social media for allowing a “virus of lies” but, eventually the truth overcomes. A prime example of this axiom is GMO’s. As noted by Sarah Evanega of the Alliance for Science, the GMO debate is over for five principal reasons: Evidence of their safety swamped the naysayers. Their benefits are increasingly being discussed. Younger people embrace technology. Farmers benefit from the technology. Over time, opponents have lost their...

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