Community Manager

CBI

Community Manager

Moderator for GMOAnswers.com

The GMO Answers Community Manager is the website moderator who helps answer your questions by linking to resources on GMO Answers and other online content which addresses GMOs and biotechnology. The Community Manager also ensures the dialogue among the community members remains constructive and respective of all viewpoints. If you have questions about how the community is managed, please visit our house rules, http://gmoanswers.com/house-rules.

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Posted on July 21, 2017
Response from Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • June 9, 2017
Thank you for your request. Actually, 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 behind the safety of GMOs. Extensive and continuous studies on GMOs are being conducted to ensure their ongoing safety for consumption.    Click here to find thousands... Read More
Posted on October 28, 2016
Response from Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • October 28, 2016
There are currently only nine GMO crops that are commercially available. The badia chia seed is not a GM crop.   WHAT CROPS ARE GENETICALLY MODIFIED? While nearly all foods today have been genetically modified or altered in some way over thousands of years through selective breeding, there are only nine commercially available GMO crops in the U.S: soybeans, corn (field and sweet), canola, cotton, alfalfa, sugar beets, summer squash, papaya and potatoes. GMO apples have also been... Read More
Posted on June 11, 2016
Response from Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • July 12, 2016
While nearly all foods today have been genetically modified or altered in some way over thousands of years through selective breeding, there are only nine commercially available GMO crops in the U.S: soybeans, corn (field and sweet), canola, cotton, alfalfa, sugar beets, summer squash, papaya and potatoes.   GMO apples have also been approved to be grown and will be coming to market soon. The chart below explains why each of the nine GMO crops – which are commercially available... Read More
Posted on May 23, 2016
Response from Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • July 21, 2016
Thank you for your question. Our expert, Joe Guenthner, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics at the University of Idaho has answered a similar question discussing the sweet potatoes in Sweden and Spain. Read the full response here. To better understand why GMOs were initially created in agriculture and the evolution of crop modification we encourage you to read more here. If you have any additional questions, please ask!
Posted on May 14, 2016
Response from Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • August 4, 2016
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... Read More

STUDY: Biotech/GM Crops Surge to a New Peak of 185.1 Million Hectares in 2016

By Community Manager (CBI) on May 30, 2017

Global GMO crop production was up in 2016, a new report from ISAAA shows. Click here to learn more about this report.