Battling misinformation about agriculture biotechnology

Article by Michael Robin On Campus News, University of Saskatchewan

Whether it is hormones in beef and preservatives in bacon, or pesticides and genetically modified foods, Stuart Smyth wants to be part of the conversation. “If someone’s looking for information about genetically modified corn or genetically modified canola, so much of the information on the internet is provided without a lot of

“If someone’s looking for information about genetically modified corn or genetically modified canola, so much of the information on the internet is provided without a lot of accuracy or factual details,” he said. “(Readers) are influenced by Dr. Phil or Dr. Oz or Food Babe or this type of thing.”...

Read the full article on page 3 of April 10, 2015 issue of On Campus News