GMO debates

More calls for labeling

February 23, 2011

Over at Grist, the ever-reliable Tom Philpott recently collected the best of the latest online debates about food reform, including Mark Bittman’s New York Times op-ed demanding to know why GMO products aren't labeled for consumers, Doug Gurian-Sherman’s Los Angeles Times op-ed calling for the same thing, James McWilliams’s latest Atlantic attempt to buck the conventional agricultural wisdom, and Sam Fromartz’s dismantling of McWilliams's pro-GMO arguments on his blog.

Philpott also analyzes Bryan Walsh’s recent Time article about food reform and environmentalism, and sums up the disastrous efforts by Vinod Khosla to produce cellulosic biofuels. Oh, and Philpott’s gotten himself embroiled in a debate over diet soda. Keep ‘em coming, Tom.

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