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Questioning Academic Research Ethics...

posted Dec 28, 2015, 1:02 PM by Mike Stamper   [ updated Dec 28, 2015, 1:07 PM ]

In January of 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Oakland organization U.S. Right to Know requested email records between academics, scientists, and representatives of Big Agriculture.

The FOIA requests were sent to 14 scientists at four public universities, requesting information on communications and email records.

The FOIA findings included communications of well-known, staunch proponents of GM crops like Kevin Folta, a professor and chairman of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Gainesville, who received a $25,000 grant from Monsanto. The emails reveal the funds could “be used at [his] discretion in support of [his] research and outreach projects”.

..Read the rest of the article here:  http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-08-18/independent-gmo-researcher-forced-admit-25k-grant-monsanto

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