Lord Dick Taverne
British peer with a background in PR who lobbies for GM crops. Chairs Sense About Science and was involved in setting up the Science Media Centre.
See also: LM group, Lord David Sainsbury, Science Media Centre, Sense About Science
Food czar at the FDA, formerly Monsanto employee. Taylor was also previously part of the FDA team that approved the use of Monsanto's GM growth hormone, and he formulated the controversial doctrine of substantial equivalence.
Article: Monsanto's Man Taylor Returns to FDA as food czar
Scientist who sits on the board of industry lobby groups AfricaBio and ISAAA. Was chair of SAGENE, South Africa's GM regulator.
See also: AfricaBio, ISAAA, Muffy Koch, South African Committee on Genetic Experimentation (SAGENE)
PR campaign promoting GM crops launched by the Agriculture Commodity Coalition and funded by the Council for Biotechnology Information.
See also: Agriculture Commodity Coalition, American Farm Bureau Federation, American Soybean Association, Council for Biotechnology Information, National Corn Growers Association, Kimball Nill
GM scientist notorious for his extreme support for GM foods and antipathy to organic farming.
Article:Prof Trewavas requires a health warning
Connects to: Royal Society, Scientific Alliance, John Innes Centre
Scientist who has promoted GM crops from the platform of the pro-corporate think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs and Academics Review.
See also:Klaus Ammann, Institute of Public Affairs, Academics Review, C.S. Prakash
Truth about Trade and Technology
Describes itself as a grassroots farm organization and lobbies for free trade and GM crops. Chaired by Dean Kleckner, who was formerly president of the Iowa Farm Bureau and then led the American Farm Bureau Federation.
See also: American Farm Bureau Federation, Iowa Farm Bureau, Dean Kleckner
Tech Central Station
Pro-free market website hosted by James Glassman, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and syndicated columnist for Scripps Howard News Service.
See also: American Enterprise Institute, James Glassman