Tim Schwab

Tim Schwab is a food researcher at Food and Water Watch. With a background in journalism, Tim worked as a reporter and as a researcher on a variety of projects before joining Food and Water Watch. He has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He can be reached at tschwab(at)fwwatch(dot)org.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 11:45am
Spinning a Consensus on GMOs
Journalist Keith Kloor, always a busy beaver advancing the biotech industry’s agenda, linked to Food & Water Watch in a recent blog, portraying us as part of the “GMO Fear Train” that’s going off the tracks. His post centered on New York Times’ writer Mark Bittman’s recent statement that GMOs...
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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 3:49pm
On the Brink of Irrelevancy: Is the Honeymoon Over for FDA and AquaBounty?
In 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) put forward a shockingly favorable regulatory review on AquaBounty Technologies’ genetically engineered salmon, offering preliminary determinations that the fish are healthy, of little threat to the environment and safe to eat.
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Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 12:58pm
GE Salmon Growing in the Dark in South Dakota
Last week, the Washington Post reported some unwelcoming news to AquaBounty Technologies, the producers of http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-new-method-agains
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Monday, October 22, 2012 - 8:20am
Of Course Monsanto Says It’s Safe
If you’ve been paying attention to the news about food lately, you’ve probably read about the now infamous “ Seralini study ,” in which University of Caen (France) molecular biologist Gilles-Eric Seralini demonstrated major health issues associated with eating Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) corn and the herbicide used in conjunction with it, RoundUp.
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