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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.  ...

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In all cases, users of a pesticide should refer to the affixed product label prior to use. This label should contain advice about planting restrictions. If this label isn’t available or questions remain, the user should contact the manufacturer of the product to obtain information about the proper application, restrictions and safety of the specific product prior to its use.

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There are currently only nine GMO crops that are commercially available. The badia chia seed is not a GM crop. ...

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WHAT CROPS ARE GENETICALLY MODIFIED? ...

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Thank you for your question regarding the benefits 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. ...

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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. ...

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Thank you for your question. In 2013, GMO Answers answered a similar question that asked about the cost and time associated with bringing a hybrid to market with one or more transgenic traits. As cited in 2013, the discovery, development and authorization costs to introduce either a new biotechnology plant hybrid or variety is reported to be $136 million with a timeframe of around 13 years. Please see this question and answer here.

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This is one of the most popular questions on the website and thus is part of the top 10 questions on GMO answers. See the top 10 questions and more specifically see this post which addresses your question on bees and other pollinators.

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Thank you for your question. The lack of impact by GMO plants on bees and other pollinators has been previously answered on this web site. See one of the top 10 consumer questions about GMOs, as they relate to bees, as a starting point. The impact of herbicides has not been addressed completely but there are good places to start beginning with the answer to this question here: Do neonicotinoids and Roundup affect the wild bee populations? If so, how are you working to stop this bee killoff?...

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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. ...

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