Studies and Articles

There is an abundance of information about GMOs and biotechnology in agriculture available to consumers. On the internet, in news outlets, and peer-reviewed journals, there are many articles, blog posts, studies, infographics, and videos about a variety of topics related to GMOs. Here, we’ll look to bring these resources together for you, providing content from our GMO Answers experts and other contributors who will discuss current events in media, simplify complicated study findings, and demystify the science behind GMOs.

 

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INFOGRAPHIC: The GMO Potato: from Farm to Plate

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 4/26/2017 2:29 pm

GM potatoes reduce food waste via the non-browning/non-bruising trait. Potatoes bruised during storage and transport contribute to 400M lbs. of food waste each year.
  • Impact on Society
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ARTICLE: A Useful Guide to Understanding GMOs

By Community Manager (CBI) on Tuesday, 4/25/2017 10:54 am

Genetically modified food resources are helping farmers, food manufacturers, and companies produce safe, healthy, great-tasting and environmentally-friendly foods. Check out these insightful resources to help you understand how GMOs are shaping our food supply.
  • Impact on Society
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Science and GMO Basics
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INFOGRAPHIC: Take A Bite Out Of Food Waste With The GMO Apple

By Community Manager (CBI) on Friday, 4/21/2017 12:44 pm

GM apples are non-browning, eliminating superficial issues that cause people to unnecessarily throw them away – reducing food waste.
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RosBREED, A Project To Improve Some Of Our Favorite Fruits

By Ksenija Gasic (Independent Expert) on Friday, 4/21/2017 11:55 am

Dr. Ksenija Gasic talks about a fascinating project being conducted across 14 institutions in the U.S. called RosBREED. It applies modern technology tools in breeding programs to improve some of our most favorite fruits, like peaches, apples and strawberries.
  • Future of GMO
  • Science and GMO Basics
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STUDY: I Have a Dream: Organic Movements Include Gene Manipulation to Improve Sustainable Farming

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 4/20/2017 12:15 pm

Can GMOs and organic farming co-exist? This researcher thinks so. Find out how!
  • Impact on Environment
  • Impact on Farms
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ARTICLE: Genetically-Modified Crops Are The Future: Here’s Why

By Community Manager (CBI) on Monday, 4/17/2017 2:57 pm

GM crops have been cultivated in almost 30 countries for the past 20 years without a single proven instance of any harm to any human or animal being. The bogey of genetic contamination and genetic pollution by GM crops has been misused by anti-GM activists for too long without any scientific basis.
  • Impact on Environment
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Future of GMO
  • Science and GMO Basics
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Play Ball!: What We’re Reading April 2017

By Community Manager (CBI) on Friday, 4/14/2017 9:02 am

What did GMO Answers find interesting to read last month? Stories about plant breeding, new GMO corn research, and Princess Anne supporting GMO technology.
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  • Impact on Society
  • Impact on Farms
  • Future of GMO
  • Science and GMO Basics
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ARTICLE: 3 Disease Resistant GMOs Could Address Climate Change and Save Farmers Billions

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 4/13/2017 10:29 am

Scientists are always working to find new ways to fight plant diseases. Check out three of the most promising new breakthroughs.
  • Impact on Farms
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Future of GMO
  • Science and GMO Basics
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ARTICLE: Ending the Ag vs Enviro Divide

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 4/12/2017 7:43 am

There’s good reason to end the agriculture versus the environment fight. Find out why and how.
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  • Impact on Farms
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Weigh GMOs With Facts, Not Fear

By Karri Hammerstrom (Independent Expert) on Monday, 4/10/2017 1:35 pm

Karri Hammerstrom, a mom and farmer, explains the importance of making food choices based on meaningful information grounded in facts and science.
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