TOP 10 CONSUMER QUESTIONS ABOUT GMOS,ANSWERED. GMO Answers and the Council for Biotechnology Information conducted a nationwide survey to answer consumers’ most pressing questions about genetically modified organisms (GMOs). We compiled the top 10 questions and reached out to scientists, farmers, economists and other experts to provide answers.
May 18, 2016 · Corn, potatoes, apples, soybeans... about 80 percent of the food in America's grocery stores is genetically modified, and a new report from a leading science organization finds it's generally safe ...
Feb 20, 1999 · A group of scientists from 13 countries has supported calls for a moratorium on the release of genetically modified foods after endorsing unpublished research that has raised fears of potential health hazards. The British government has come under pressure to act after an announcement by the 22 ...
Aug 01, 2018 · “It’s a quagmire of crap,” says Charles Long, who studies livestock diseases at Texas A&M University, when asked about genetically engineered animals getting regulatory approval in the US. Long, too, is using transgenic technologies to create solutions to farm animal diseases.
Aug 26, 2018 · Despite all the clamor about GMO foods, only 10 GMO crops are commercially approved in the U.S.: field and sweet corn, soybeans, cotton, canola, alfalfa, sugar beets, papaya, squash, potatoes and ...
In addition, sweet potatoes can be adapted to replace traditional potatoes in almost any recipe, and are great for juicing. This article details an easy way of growing sweet potatoes in your own home so you can cook up delicious and nutrient preparations that will feed a crowd.
Despite the confirmed safety of biotech crops by the EC, European Academy of Sciences, and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), public anti-GMO sentiment remains prevalent throughout the EU, impacting the rate of approvals for new GM crops and farmers’ access to biotech seeds. The EU, however, continues to import vast amounts of GMO grains for livestock, and farmers in four EU countries grow GMO maize.
Aug 15, 2016 · GMOs – genetically modified organisms – have been the topic of many food discussions. With so much talk of GMOs and GM foods, you may be surprised to know there are currently only eight genetically modified crops available in the United States and Canada. Three more have been approved but are not yet available in the market.
Jul 22, 2015 · Sweet potatoes are actually 8,000 year old GMOs. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock. Take the sweet potato, for example. A recent study found that sweet potatoes were bred some 8,000 years ago out of the swollen parts of regular potato roots. In other words, they didn’t exist until humans tinkered with them.
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