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Attention PR Folks: How Not to Do Your Job

A couple weeks ago, I published an article at Forbes titled “Keep Calm And Avoid Microbiome Mayhem.” The story covered the recent Microbiome Medicine Summit, an online event featuring speakers like …

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Cross Post: Please Don’t Eat Your Placenta

***Editor’s note:  This cross post from Grounded Parents is by Steph. Click through the link at the bottom to read the full post.*** I am guessing you clicked on this …

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Skepticism

Why the Food Babe Doesn’t Need Vanquishing: The Misinformation Hydra

  The 400-page tome The Fear Babe:  Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House, dubbed “the book the natural and organic food industries don’t want you to read” has been nearly a …

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Kevin Folta Blazes Sci Comm Satire Trail with Character Vern Blazek

Science:  The term may conjure images ranging from space flight to synapses; galaxies to gametes, and everything in between. Encompassing the vast body of knowledge from all of its branches, …

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Pre-order Your Copy of The Fear Babe: Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House

  With foreword by Dr. Kevin Folta, The Fear Babe:  Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House, due out on October 29th, is now available for pre-order. Dubbed “the book the organic …

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Jamie Oliver Says Organic Is “Normal”, Gets Ass Handed to Him

On September 25th, Jamie Oliver, British celebrity chef, media personality, and self-styled “food campaigner”, published a blog post entitled, “Vote for Organic Food”. And with it, sadly, he demonstrated his …

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Free Chapter 1 Download of “Fear Babe: Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House”

  Have you heard of famous food activist Vani Hari? You know, the blogger and New York Times bestselling author also known as “The Food Babe”, who abhors biotechnology, thinks …

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We Need Your Help to Reach Anti-GMO Celebs

I’m going to assume that you’ve all heard one or more of these names: Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ginnifer Goodwin, Sarah Gilbert, Jillian Michaels, Jordana Brewster.  I’d imagine that …

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