Scientists Supporting the Consensus Thinking Regarding GMOs

  • Dr. Ken Folta
  • Dr. Martina Newell McGloughlin
  • Dr. Pamela Arnold
  • Dr. Alan McHughen, a plant molecular geneticist at U.C. Riverside
  • Dr. Cami Ryan

Anti-GMO Activist Kooks

  • Jeffrey Smith (and his Institute for Responsible Technology)
  • Vandana Shiva
  • Gary Null (producer of Seeds of Death)

Anti-GMO Scientists

  • Dr Ray Seidler
  • David Williams, a cellular biologist Williams concedes that he is among a tiny minority of biologists raising sharp questions about the safety of GM crops. But he says this is only because the field of plant molecular biology is protecting its interests.
  • David Schubert, an Alzheimer’s researcher who heads the Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif.
  • The European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER)

Kniegel Holmes of Nodes of Science has published a good list of the usual suspect Anti-GMO personalities in the the GMO debate developed by by Richard Green & Marc Brazeau linked to below (i.e Gilles-Éric Séralini, Charles Benbrook, Judy Carman, Stephanie Seneff & Anthony Samsel, Vandana Shiva, David Suzuki, Don Huber, Theirry Vrain and of course Jeffery Smith)

The GMO Rogues Gallery

Skepti-Forum members Are you interested in writing about a science related topic? Then check out our information on becoming a guest writer . Richard Green and To sum up: Marc Brazeau have brought together prominent critics of genetically engineered crops to quickly highlight how these pillars of the anti-GMO movement all seem to have feet of clay.

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