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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ARTICLE: Opposing GMOs just got harder

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 2/04/2016 2:26 pm

Did it just get harder to oppose GMOs? This Denver Post article explores the latest scientific and industry developments on the GMO landscape.
  • Business Practices
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Labeling
  • Government Oversight and Product Approvals
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VIDEO: What is a GMO?

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 2/03/2016 5:50 pm

What's a GMO? And what's genetic modification and mutagenesis? Get answers to these questions by watching this video by Piffle.
  • Science and GMO Basics
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ARTICLE: Cutting Through the Clutter on Glyphosate

By Community Manager (CBI) on Tuesday, 2/02/2016 12:36 pm

Like many consumers, you might be wondering what glyphosate is and why we seem to be concerned about it. This Food Insight article cuts through the clutter and relays what scientists have to say on the matter.
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
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ARTICLE: Master Gardener: FAQs about GMOs, hybrids and heirlooms

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 1/28/2016 10:48 am

Can you buy GMO seed at a nursery or garden center? Is hybrid seed the same as GMO seed? Melody Hefner of The Reno Gazette-Journal answers these questions in her gardening FAQ about GMOs, hybrids and heirlooms.
  • Science and GMO Basics
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ARTICLE: 9 Things This Farm Mom Wants You to Know About Food

By Sarah Schultz (Independent Expert) on Tuesday, 1/26/2016 12:10 pm

Sarah Schultz, blogger of Nurse Loves Farmer, provides 9 things to consider if you are skeptical about modern agriculture, GMOs and the technologies used on farms today.
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Science and GMO Basics
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ARTICLE: To Feed and Sustain the World, We Need Common Ground

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 1/21/2016 8:18 pm

This article by Dr. Robert T. Fraley discusses how we already have the biotechnological solutions to feed the world, but we need common ground to tackle this global challenge.
  • Impact on Society
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ARTICLE: Modern agriculture, including GMOS, helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 1/21/2016 8:08 pm

Modern agriculture and biotechnology (GMOs) help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Find out how in this article by Mark Lynas.
  • Impact on Environment
  • Science and GMO Basics
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9 Things You Need To Know About GMO Salmon

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 1/20/2016 11:05 am

There is big news in the world of biotechnology…the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved genetically engineered AquAdvantage® Salmon for human consumption. Here are the nine things you need to know about the GMO salmon.
  • Impact on Farms
  • Science and GMO Basics
  • Government Oversight and Product Approvals
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Looking Back on 2015 and Forward to 2016 and Beyond: What We’re Reading

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 1/13/2016 9:01 pm

In December, we read a number of fascinating articles on the latest GMO developments and biotechnology innovations. We take a look back on progress made in 2015 and what we can look forward to in the world of biotechnology in 2016.
  • Science and GMO Basics
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Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt): human and environmental safety

By Tony Shelton (Independent Expert) on Wednesday, 1/06/2016 6:37 pm

Tony M. Shelton, Professor of Entomology at Cornell University, provides the facts of Bt and how it works as an insecticide.
  • Impact on Environment
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
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