How many G.M.O.s do we eat daily? not just processed foods
Submitted by: katelynmount_FFA
Expert response from Andy Hedgecock
Former Director, Scientific Affairs, DuPont Pioneer
Friday, 05/15/2015 17:01
“GMO” stands for genetically modified organism. GMOs are used for a variety of purposes, such as to produce , , or . GMO Answers is focused on GM crops for agriculture. Currently, less than 10 GM crops are commercially available, including field and sweet corn, alfalfa, canola, cotton, soybeans, sugar beets, papayas and some summer squash. GMOs are not ingredients or processed foods. Rather ingredients in the foods you eat may be made using one or more GM crops or processes. In terms of fresh produce, only a handful of crops are available as GM varieties in the fresh produce section of your grocery store, including some sweet corn, papayas and summer squash.