Welcome to GMO Answers
Skeptical about GMOs? We understand. We are here to answer your questions. More than 200 experts have contributed to this site including independent experts in leading academic institutions, industry groups and representatives from member companies. Ask us anything about GMOs.
Is the amount of Roundup used on Roundup Ready crops safe for human consumption, particularly human gut flora? How can eating a plant sprayed with Roundup be healthy for humans? There does not appear to be more than anecdotal evidence available to prove Glyphosate safety, how do I know a GMO is safe to eat in this case? All of these questions and more are addressed here by GMO Answers experts.
Humanity is facing a looming crisis. As the world’s population grows bigger so does the number of people without enough food. 11.3% of the population, roughly 805 million people, do not have enough to eat on a daily basis. 526 million of those live in Asia. By 2050 there will be another two billion people on Earth to feed. So, what can we do to solve this problem? Here are five ways we can fight world hunger.
The U.S. is fortunate to have the safest food supply in the world. Texas farmers produce a significant amount of that food, leading the nation in the number of farms and ranches, with 248,800 of them covering 130 million acres. But even with our exemplary food safety record, people still have concerns, including about genetically modified, or GMO, crops. With government-mandated GMO food labeling on the horizon, it’s even more of a hot topic these days.
A report released by The Boston Consulting Group examines the current state of food waste globally and how corporations can contribute to the ever-growing issue through different veins of technology and improved sustainability efforts.