Doug Gurian-Sherman
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Doug Gurian-Sherman, PhD, is an Independent Consultant with Strategic Trainings and Expansion. Previously, he was Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Senior Scientist for the Center for Food Safety. Prior to that, he was Senior Scientist in the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. He is a widely cited expert on biotechnology and genetically engineered food. Previously, he was the founding Co-Director and Science Director for the biotechnology project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest. He also worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) where he was responsible for assessing human health and environmental risks from transgenic plants and microorganisms and developing biotechnology policy.

“Food Evolution” Documentary Supports GMOs, but Not Science

The recently released documentary “Food Evolution” fails at exploring the central issue of the safety of the most common genetically engineered (GE) crops. Any reasonable discussion about the science of GMOs and the products they were designed to use must include such debate.

The Trump Administration’s False Promise to Rural America

If future GMO crops are to play positive environmental and social roles, they must be developed and deployed under policies and other conditions that favor and value agro-ecology, rural society, food sovereignty, and the environment over corporate control and excessive profit.

Money Talks, Muffling Dissenters

Public scientists legitimizing industry perspectives, intimidating dissenters.

Dirty Money, Dirty Science

The recent New York Times expose of Big Ag money corrupting research is just the tip of the iceberg.