QIs there good evidence that inserting genes of allergenic organisms into those that dont normally contain them will not cause allergic reactions in people sensitive to specific allergens, e.g. soy?

Is there good evidence that inserting genes of allergenic organisms into those that dont normally contain them will not cause allergic reactions in people sensitive to specific allergens, e.g. soy?

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Posted on October 20, 2017
We assume your question is about altering plants, not the “planet” – and in terms of plants being altered, humans have been modifying the genetics of plants (and animals) to feed ourselves for thousands of years. For more information on agricultural changes to plants, get to know GMOs and see how food is modified here. And to better understand why GMOs were initially created in agriculture and the evolution of crop modification we encourage you to read more here.... Read More
Posted on June 27, 2017
You may have heard about “pink pineapples” (made by Del Monte Fresh Produce) and this article from last year explains more about them and the details/review process surrounding them.   “(Del Monte’s) new pineapple has been genetically engineered to produce lower levels of the enzymes already in conventional pineapple that convert the pink pigment lycopene to the yellow pigment beta carotene. Lycopene is the pigment that makes tomatoes red and watermelons pink, so... Read More
Posted on June 22, 2017
This site is dedicated to presenting the facts and research behind GMOs, agriculture and biotechnology. We work with appropriate experts, scientists and academia to get answers and information to any and all questions submitted to the website.   GMO Answers was created to do a better job answering your questions — no matter what they are — about GMOs. The biotech industry stands 100 percent behind the health and safety of the GM crops on the market today, but we... Read More