Chemophobia tends to really irritate me. Such as when people avoid products because of perfectly good ingredients which happen to be marked with a number.
How to inoculate people against pseudoscience? Teach them logical fallacies, says John Cook. It’s like a weaker version of nonsense.
We already know GMO foods are nothing to be afraid of, health-wise. Nature makes them herself – all sweet potatoes are genetically modified.
There are pages whose content you should not share because they are pits of pseudoscience. But some things, like the gender of capsicums, can be trickier.