Getting social about ag-biotech

Like learning about medical concerns, it’s difficult to obtain accurate, easy-to-understand information about ag-biotech. The science is complex, and even more challenging, much of the information available is either polarized or just plain wrong. So how do you separate the wheat from the chaff? Biotech supporters often point to the hundreds of peer-reviewed studies, which can be overly complicated, while opponents tend to over-simplify by claiming biotech crops “aren’t natural” (a flawed argument) and use scary, fabricated imagery of syringes and animal-plant hybrids rather than by providing evidence. One solution is to simply trust the independent experts, such as the
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@ArcticApples TwitterView with @PythaCrank

Last week, Okanagan Specialty Fruits participated in a live, interactive Twitter interview (TwitterView) with blogger @PythaCrank. Many topics were covered, from what it’s like being a small fish in such a big pond, to the safety and science behind Arctic® apples; and it’s all wrapped in a decidedly tongue-in-cheek tone! We always do our best to emphasize transparency and open communication in all we do, and were thrilled to answer @PythaCrank’s hard-hitting questions. Agricultural biotechnology can often be complicated and overly politicized, but we think you’ll find this interview proves it definitely doesn’t have to be dry or boring! We
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