I ran across this gem this morning. A good, short read with entertaining comments.
So much for telling myself I wasn’t going to blog until Monday.
On September 6th, Scientific American’s editorial board wrote an article in which they come out against labeling Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) food.
And that’s good enough for me. Maybe it will put an end, once and for all, to the irrational hysteria over GMO.
As the editors of Scientific American correctly point out, we’ve been eating GMO food since the dawn of agriculture through a long process of selected breeding. All the food that you enjoy today once started out as something you wouldn’t recognize, such as a scraggly-looking grass that we now know as corn.
With the advent of genetic engineering, scientists as far back as 20 years ago have been using modern tools to tweak and improve genes of plant crops that allow them to resist drought and not wither and die under the use of…
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