The failures of anti-GMO bullying

Not many people like to think of themselves as bullies, but when groups of individuals gang together to hurl insults and try to force their own demands on others, it’s an apt description. This behavior is made even easier by social media; and just because the target is a company, not one specific person, doesn’t mean it’s not bullying. A few weeks ago, a coordinated attack from Green America, Organic Consumers Association, Friends of the Earth, Food Democracy Now and other anti-GMO groups swarmed social media demanding that Starbucks switch to organic milk. As outlined in the Delta Farm Press,
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Misperceptions of consumer intentions

When General Mills announced they would be removing all biotech ingredients from their original Cheerios®, it was a pretty big story. The media loves controversy and the anti-GMO critics appeared to have won a major battle. In reality, though, the opposite may be true! A number of recent articles have shared some interesting news – making Cheerios GMO-free has done nothing to boost sales! This comes on the heels of reports that Cheerios and Grape-Nuts (which also recently switched to non-GMO) are now “certainly less nutritious” than before and have lost vitamins like B12, D, A and Riboflavin and sourcing
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