The Green PolkaDot Box

Bad Science in the Paper ‘a Long-Term Toxicology Study on Pigs Fed a Combined Genetically Modified (GM) Soy and GM Maize Diet’

August 11, 2013 // 16 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Peter About three weeks ago I was contacted by the Green PolkaDot Box – an organic food company who sells organic food in big green polkadot boxes. Like most organic food companies, they claimed that GM-foods are dangerous to humans. When asked for research that backs up their claims, they sent me a link to a questionable review of the herbicide roundup (glyphosate) which is an analogue of glycine and not a genetically modified organism (GMO). When challenged [...]

The Green PolkaDot Box and Cookie Cutter Anti-GMO “Research”

August 3, 2013 // 6 Comments

 By: Myles Power Edited by: Peter I recently wrote an article critical of a review sent to me as the ultimate proof that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are dangerous from the anti-GMO food delivery company Green PolkaDot Box. This was after they tweeted me telling me that we need to know the “real dangers” of GMOs. I was curious about what dangers they were referring to, and therefore tweeted the company back, asking to see the peer reviewed data they are basing their [...]

Roundup Ready Crop and the Green PolkaDot Box

July 25, 2013 // 11 Comments

 By: Myles Power Edited by: Peter I recently uploaded a video to YouTube critiquing an american advert asking people to vote yes for proposition 37. For those who don’t know, proposition 37 was the failed attempt calling for the mandatory labelling of all genetically modified food in California. To try and get people to vote yes, the advert mislead the viewer into thinking that GM-food poses a threat to human health and that Bt delta endotoxins are not safe for human consumption (even [...]