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What D2D is Reading

Food Companies Can’t Figure out What Americans Want to Eat 
Non-GMO salt exploits Americans’ scientific illiteracy

The organic industry relies on these partners to spread fake science

Honeybee population isn’t ‘crashing’ and seed pesticides are not driving health problems—and here’s why.
Farm technology is getting CRISPR
Are hormones or steroids added to chicken?

These Eggs or Those Eggs?
Crispr’d Food, Coming Soon to a Supermarket Near You
The naturopath whistleblower: ‘It is surprisingly easy to sell snake oil’

A Tale of Two Tariffs, Global Farmer Network
What do fishing poles, Disneyland, and Monsanto’s Roundup all have in common in California?
Ripe for a rethink: Why the anti-GMO crowd can’t have it both ways.

U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses
After Two Decades, Scientists Find GMOs in Corn Are Good for You. Seriously.
AquAdvantage Salmon: its history, demand and political complications
USDA: Pesticide Residue pose no risk to consumers
Is organic really better? 4 Food Myths Debunked

Could 2018 mark the end of the anti-GMO movement?
Despite Industry Efforts Americans Keep Drinking in the Sugar
Ag venture capital: Here’s what investors are watching in 2018
Markets Dealing with Multitude of Drivers
Preserving and updating NAFTA is crucial for America’s farmers

Stonyfield-Gary Hirshberg fiasco grows over video with young girls spreading misinformation about farming and GMOs
Gene editing – and what it really means to rewrite the code of life
Nutrition Myths Debunked
What is the Health and Nutritional Value of Mushrooms?
Navigating the Uncanny Valley of Food

What is Sustainable Agriculture?
Glyphosate, Top-Selling Weed Killer, Wins EU Approval for 5 Years
“Food Evolution” – the ever evolving science
Top Five Ways Plant Science Benefits Nature
What Innovations in Food Production are Likely to Have Significant Impact in the Next Decade?
The Great “Non-GMO” Deception: How To Sell Politically Correct Chocolate Chip Cookies

Scientists in China Race to Edit Crop Genes, Sowing Unease
Are You Anti-GMO? Then you’re Anti-Science, too
What Happens if You Drink Coffee & Tea All Day?
Senate Agriculture Commitee Passes Farm Bill
Preserving our Honey Bees Means Protecting Our Food Supply
12 Bad Grilling Habits Your Should Break This Summer
Confession of an anti-GMO Activist (Wall Street Journal)
Flying cameras can spot lethal disease sweeping through world’s olive groves (The Guardian)
Here’s What Your Diet Would Look Like If You Ate Based on Internet Headlines (Food Insight)
Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak is over as new evidence points to tainted water. (Washington Post)
Is The Produce At The Farmers Market Local? Turns Out, Not Always. (Huffington Post)
Is Vertical Farming Really the Future of Agriculture? (Eater)
Got Nut Juice? FDA to Crack Down on Alternative Milk Products (The Farmer’s Daughter)
Is The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Food List Really So Dirty After All? (Huffington Post)

10 ways CRISPR will revolutionize environmental science (Cornell Alliance for Science)

Goldfish, Ritz Bits, and other snacks are being recalled because of a potential salmonella contamination, and the FDA is warning more could be on the way (Business Insider)
10 Things about Harvest Most Non-Ag People Don’t Know (MN Farm Living)
An anti-scientific cult has way too much control over non-GMO food labels (Washington Examiner)
The world’s first floating farm making waves in Rotterdam (BBC News)
5 Innovative Agricultural Practices That Are Changing the World (Innovation Excellence)