November 9, 2017

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From The Official Website:

Today’s episode features Natalie Newell of the documentary “Science Moms” discussing GMO labeling and science awareness.

First, we begin with an “Andrew Was Wrong” segment that updates some previous stories, including good news from the Jane Doe v. Wright decision discussed in Episode 117 and some clarification regarding the Manafort indictment from Episode 118.

After that, Natalie Newell joins us for a lengthy discussion on GMOs in light of legislation passed in 2016 requiring uniform national labeling.

Finally, we end with an all-new Thomas Takes the Bar Exam Question #49.

Show Notes & Links

  1. Here is the press release regarding Jane Doe’s abortion.
  2. The GMO labeling law we discuss is the “National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard Act of 2016,” 7 U.S.C. § 1639 et seq.
  3. And you can (and should!) check out “Science Moms” by clicking here and listen to Natalie’s podcast, The Science Enthusiast.

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  • [00:00:00] Intro
  • [00:02:05] Andrew Was Wrong: Abortion laws and fetus viability and correction from Randall Eliason about the Manafort indictment
  • [00:09:20] Interview: with Natalie Newell
    • [00:15:00] How "Science Moms" started
    • [00:18:20] Monsanto distrust
    • [00:20:20] What is the problem with labeling all GMO products
    • [00:26:45] GMO misconceptions
    • [00:29:00] National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard Act of 2016
    • [00:35:50] Nutrition
    • [00:44:15] Politics
    • [00:54:50] Wrap up and plugs
  • [00:59:30] Patron Hall Of Fame
  • [01:01:25] Thomas Takes the Bar Exam: Furniture dealer tries to repossess property after buyer fails to pay uses a defense of unconscionability (question)
  • [01:06:30] Outro