Big Ag Allegedly Funded Stanford's "Spin" on Organics Study

Scientists Tied to Tobacco Industry Propaganda, and Funding from Monsanto, Turn Attention to Organic Food

A recent study by Stanford University researchers made international headlines when it claimed that organic foods are no more safe or nutritious than conventional foods. Organic researchers, farmers and advocacy groups immediately recognized the study as woefully flawed, and alleged underlying political motivations. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Tanya J. Maurer - Sep 14, 2012 - 12:27 PM PDT
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Stanford researchers had touted their independence by stating they had not received outside financial support for their study, but failed to delineate the close ties between their internal funding sources and industrialized agriculture and biotechnology interests.

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“There was just no way that truly independent scientists with the expertise required to adequately answer such an important question would ignore the vast and growing ... More »

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