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Fellows of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry condemn the Clinical Report (12/3/23) of the prestigious journal Pediatrics, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, for strongly implying that parents should not feed their children foods containing ingredients from genetically engineered (GE) crops.

The conclusions of the clinical report are not supported by evidence. On the contrary, 30 years of intensive research provide no legitimate evidence of undue risk from ingredients derived from GM crops. After nearly half a century of use, thousands of independent studies, and regulatory evaluation by dozens of countries (including re-approval by the EU in December 2023), there is no direct evidence that glyphosate is carcinogenic at dietary or occupational exposure levels. 

CSI: "Unjustified vilification of a technology under the authority of a trusted, major journal breaks consumer trust and ultimately harms progress in sustainable food production, especially for the food insecure. Pediatrics must correct this record".

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