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Jeffrey Smith is the leading consumer advocate promoting healthier non-GMO choices, and the author of the world’s bestselling book on the health dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
His first book Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You’re Eating masterfully combines the art of storytelling and investigative reporting. His second book, Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods, is the authoritative work on GMO health dangers. It includes 65 health dangers, linking GMOs in our food to toxic and allergic reactions, infertility, and damage to virtually every internal organ studied in lab animals. The book expertly summarizes why GM foods must urgently become our nation’s top food safety priority.
Mr. Smith has counseled leaders from every continent, campaigned to end the use of genetically engineered bovine growth hormone (rbGH or rbST), and influenced the first state laws in the United States regulating GMOs. An admired keynote speaker around the globe, Mr. Smith has been described as “a life-changer”. Mr. Smith has lectured in 30 countries and has been quoted by world leaders and hundreds of media outlets including The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC World Service, Nature, The Independent, Daily Telegraph, New Scientist, The Times (London), Associated Press, Reuters News Service, LA Times, Time Magazine and Genetic Engineering News. Mr. Smith is also a popular guest on influential radio shows and television programs, such as the BBC, NPR, Fox News, Democracy Nowand the Dr. Oz Show.
Former US National Institutes of Health scientist Candace Pert describes Jeffrey as “the leading world expert in the understanding and communication of the health issues surrounding genetically modified foods.”
Mr. Smith has united leaders to support The Campaign for Healthier Eating in America, a revolutionary industry and consumer movement to remove GMOs from the US food supply.
He is the executive director of the Institute for Responsible Technology, which informs policy makers and the public around the world about the risks and impacts of GMOs on health, the environment, agriculture, the global economy, and the problems associated with current research, regulation, corporate practices, and reporting.
Mr. Smith is producer of the films Hidden Dangers in Kids’ Meals and Your Milk on Drugs—Just Say No! He writes an internationally syndicated column, Spilling the Beans, and has a regular blog in the popular Huffington Post.
He lives with his wife in Iowa, surrounded by genetically modified soybeans and corn.