Category: Food & Drink

The Biggest Concerns About GMO Food Aren’t Really About GMOs

The Biggest Concerns About GMO Food Aren’t Really About GMOs.

I’ll take the science over the hype any day. Are there pro’s and con’s? Of course, as with any issue. Meanwhile, two quotes simplify the matter rather well.

“I really don’t like that these companies own so much of American agriculture. But genetically modified crops only date back to the 1990s, and we’ve had industrial agriculture long before that. Banning or embracing GMOs is just rearranging deck chairs.”

“In other words, GMOs were a red herring all along.”

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