Yes, GMOs are safe to eat. That is the overwhelming consensus of scientific experts and major scientific authorities around the world, including the World Health Organization, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and American Medical Association. ...Read More
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SOCIAL TILE: Get to Know GMOs(MAGE/JPEG, 0B)
SOCIAL TILE: The GMO Innovation Contest(MAGE/JPEG, 0B)
INFOGRAPHIC: The History of Genetic Modification in Crops(PPLICATION/PDF, 0B)
SOCIAL TILE: MYTH vs. FACT: GMOs & Allergies(MAGE/JPEG, 0B)
SOCIAL TILE: MYTH vs. FACT: GMOs’ Impact On Pollinators(MAGE/JPEG, 0B)
Posted on May 14, 2017Response from Community Manager
Before they reach the market, crops from genetically modified seeds are studied extensively to make sure they are safe for people, animals and the environment. Today’s genetically modified products are the most researched and tested agricultural products in history. In fact, genetically modified seeds take an average of $130 million and 13 years to bring to market. Bringing a new GMO to market involves comprehensive safety and environmental review by regulatory bodies around the world. In addition to the review process conducted in the United States by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), other nations conduct their own rigorous certification processes and regulatory approvals. Currently more than 75 countries certify genetically modified products for cultivation, importation and/or field trials and testing.Read More
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By Michael Stebbins September 05, 2017
The following is an excerpt of a press release from Cell Press announcing a new study about modified crops that could act as their own pesticides. ...
By Michael Stebbins October 10, 2017
The following is an excerpt of a study published in the open access journal Nature Scientific Reports which showed that a genetically modified soybean induces less obesity and insulin resistance than conventional soybean oil. ...
By adminold January 08, 2014
From: “The Lowdown on GMOs According to Science”What if there was a way to farm that spared the rain-forests, cut down on toxins in our soil and waters, and provided healthier, more nutritious food?Sounds like organic farming, right? But actually, it’s GMOs.The goals of organics – farms that cause less damage to the environment and grow food that’s better for you – are great. But organic isn’t living up to that potential.In terms of nutrition, the consensus of multiple analysis of all...
By adminold January 08, 2014
From: “The Lowdown on GMOs According to Science”If one takes the basic premise that nature makes stuff better than we do—arguably the root of those who eschew GMO produce—and follow it through to its logical conclusion, we find something interesting. Starting at the beginning: some 3.5 to 3.8 billion years ago, there existed a single-celled replicator that was, most likely, the common ancestor of everything alive today. Now, if you are anti-GMO, harken back to the thought that...