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.
The following is an excerpt of an op-ed by GMO Answers expert Kent Bradford on the The Hill discussing the FDA’s new “milk” guidelines and the GMO Labeling standard up for finalization in the coming weeks, while taking a critical look at food labeling misconceptions that he sees in California.
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.
The following is an annual study released by the United Nations detailing the rise of global hunger and what actions can be taken to eradicate it.