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Posted by: Amrit Nagra
A: Thank you for your question regarding the health and safety of GMOs. Our experts have answered similar questions in the past – please see below for a comprehensive overview on this topic which should help address your question.   ARE GMOs SAFE? Yes, GMOs are safe. Many consumers are led to believe that GMOs can cause cancer, autism, gluten intolerance and other illnesses. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Every leading health organization in the world stands... Continue Reading
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Posted by: Amrit Nagra
A: Thank you for your question regarding the health and safety of GMOs. Currently, studies show that GMOs are safe and they also provide dozes of benefits. Our experts have answered similar questions in the past – please see below for a comprehensive overview on this topic which should help address your question.   ARE GMOs SAFE? Yes, GMOs are safe. Many consumers are led to believe that GMOs can cause cancer, autism, gluten intolerance and other illnesses. However, this couldn... Continue Reading
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Posted by: Edith
A: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES We have a variety of other resources available throughout the GMO Answers website and encourage you to explore more. We have provided you with a link to ISAAA on impacts of biotech crops on growers in developing countries vs. developed.     If you have additional questions, please let us know. Also, feel free to contribute to the discussion in the comment section below. Continue Reading
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Posted by: Jonesbec
A: No nutritional value is lost in GMO food in comparison to non-GMO food. Simply put, there is no nutritional difference between GMO and non-GMO food.  However, there have been some cases when GMO-products have had their nutritional content highten perposfully.  Monsanto Lead, Angela Hendrickson Culler highligts that "There are many instances of variablity content (or composition) due to variety and enviornment." "As an example of effects of enviornment... Continue Reading
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Posted by: Henrietta
A: GMOs are an important tool for many countries as well as local farmers in addressing issues like food scarcity. Without getting into the politics, it appears there are two parts to your question.   FOOD SCARCITY: Robert Bertram, Chief Scientist in USAID’s Bureau for Food Security, explains, “the impact of first-generation GE crops (especially those with insect resistance traits) has been starkly different in places with access to high-quality chemical inputs vs. those... Continue Reading