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Retract the Flawed 'Organic Study' Linked to Big Tobacco and Pro-GMO Corps
  • Petitioned Stanford University

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Stanford University

Retract the Flawed 'Organic Study' Linked to Big Tobacco and Pro-GMO Corps

    1. Anthony Gucciardi
    2. Petition by

      Anthony Gucciardi

      Austin, TX

By Mike Adams, The Health Ranger & Anthony Gucciardi:

The fatally flawed Stanford study claiming that organic food is the same as conventional was conducted by Ingram Olkin, a known statistical 'liar' for Big Tobacco companies. It failed to examine key food issues such as the use of GMOs, high-fructose corn syrup, mercury in the food supply, and countless other factors.

Stanford University has also been found to have deep financial ties to Cargill, a powerful proponent of genetically engineered foods and an enemy of GMO labeling Proposition 37

The study was authored by the very many who invented a method of 'lying with statistics'. Olkin worked with Stanford University to develop a "multivariate" statistical algorithm, which is essentially a way to lie with statistics.

This research ultimately became known as the "Dr. Ingram Olkin multivariate Logistic Risk Function" and it was a key component in Big Tobacco's use of anti-science to attack whistleblowers and attempt to claim cigarettes are perfectly safe.

This study needs to be retracted, investigated by an independent third party, and the mainstream media needs to acknowledge its failures. Writers for the New York Times have used the erroneous study to call organic consumers 'narcissists' and attack them directly.

It is essential that we make enough waves within the media to force Stanford and the mainstream media to issue a retraction. Otherwise, the very validity of real science is smeared and an unknown number of families around the world will endanger their health by eating toxic foods containing GMOs, mercury, and aspartame on a daily basis.

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    Reasons for signing

    • Laurie Tuttle GREENSBORO, NC
      • almost 2 years ago

      Pesticides cause death to insects, birds, animals and humans.

    • Terese Ohnsorg RHINEBECK, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      I object to misleading "science" that is funded by the beneficiaries of its findings and harms people.

    • Jenny Sheets MADISON, WI
      • almost 2 years ago

      Any studies done on organic foods should be comprehensive since this is such a new area.

      • almost 2 years ago

      Protecting our food supply, and by extension, our environment, is the most immediate issue we face. We need information we can trust, from institutions we can trust.

    • Adrin Smith ROLLING MEADOWS, IL
      • almost 2 years ago

      I believe this study to be in err. I believe that Organics are far more nutrient dense than conventional foods.


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