QWhere is the website that has non-industry people answering the questions? Like maybe one with independent scientists and/or health professionals who DON'T have a connection to the biotechnology industry. Because that's where I'd like to get my answers

Where is the website that has non-industry people answering the questions? Like maybe one with independent scientists and/or health professionals who DON'T have a connection to the biotechnology industry. Because that's where I'd like to get my answers from. Sorry if I seem a little skeptical, but really, any industry is going to spin...this looks like nothing more than a big old PR campaign for GMOs.

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Posted on February 18, 2018
Plant breeding technologies have systematically increased variation in major food crops by using a variety of scientific tools, such as crossing, mutation, genetics and statistics. Take corn, the most produced grain in the world, as an example. Numerous varieties of field corn, sweet corn and popcorn have been developed through plant breeding technologies. From hundreds of varieties, farmers choose the best ones suited for their soils, climates and cultivation systems to grow in their areas...
Posted on February 18, 2018
For more information on plant breeding techniques we invite you to check out the below similar questions that have been answered before. Kevin Folta, Professor and Chairman, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, discusses the cross-pollination and reproduction of plants in this response. A snippet is included below. “A species is defined by the ability to reproduce viable offspring, so any two plants within a species generally have the potential to cross pollinate.... Read More
Posted on February 7, 2018
Many people have commented on this, offering a variety to reasons for the opposition to GMOs and GM crops. They offer examples such as the detection of BSE in British cattle and the UK Minister for Agriculture publicly announcing British beef was perfectly safe to eat to the detection of dioxins in chocolate, all of which occurred in the late 1990s. At this time, GM food products were entering the market and in some instances even labelled as being GM products, such as GM tomato paste in the... Read More
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