Evidence matters to the public

Join us on 1st November at Parliament to make the case

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What Works Global Summit. Register now.

Putting evidence at the heart of policy and practice. 26th - 28th September.

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Plant Science Panel

Insecticides, biofuels, GMOs …

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'The Ugly Truth'

by Tracey Brown, director of Sense About Science

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Food and agriculture

Sense About Science is frequently contacted by members of the public and civic organisations to help them make sense of myths and misconceptions around food and agriculture. Through our plant science panel, a series of online Q&As with plant and environmental scientists and also on our food additives forum, we have tried to address some of these questions related to food and agriculture further. We also respond to those news stories that misrepresent scientific evidence in our For the record section. 

Those interested in Food and Agriculture may also be interested in the Making Sense of GM and Making Sense of Chemical Stories guides. Making Sense of Organic is due to be published soon.