Tag: Robert Wager

CBC runs a story smearing University of Saskatchewan professor for alleged ties to Monsanto

As universities encourage researchers to collaborate with industry, activists are looking to discredit¬†academics they declare to be compromised. ¬†This week, an American anti-GMO activist organization, U.S. Right to Know, convinced someone at CBC that University of Saskatchewan professor Dr. Peter Phillips has been compromised by Monsanto. The attack is similar to others carried out by… Read more »

Tide Changing on Attitudes About Genetic Engineering?

Headlines in mainstream news last week declared that genetically engineered (GE) crops are no more dangerous to humans than conventional crops following the release of a major study looking at the risks and benefits of GE crops. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published what many have called the most thorough review to… Read more »