GMOs: Trust The Science, Not The Food Fad

GMOs: Trust The Science, Not The Food Fad

GMOs: Trust The Science, Not The Food Fad

FORBES

/ August 12, 2016 /

Consumers go through continual food fads: High-carb, low-carb, Mediterranean diet, Atkins diet, gluten-free – the list is long. The newest is, “non-GMO” labeling.

Despite many studies showing the safety and merits of food made from genetically modified (GM) crops, or the endorsement from over 270 scientific societies and national agencies, a series of negative stories have produced a public unease about these technologies.

Other than it somehow involves DNA, surveys show most people have little idea what is a genetically modified organism (GMO). Not surprisingly, polls also show concern about any food containing DNA (virtually all food).

Some marketers use anti-GMO promotions as a means to boost sales, and trade associations use anti-GMO campaigns to promote memberships and donations.

Visit: http://www.forbes.com/sites/gmoanswers/2016/08/12/gmos-trust-the-science-not-the-food-fad/#687828666ef3 to read the full article.

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