genetically engineered foods


Is the Long-Term Safety of Genetically Engineered Food Settled? Not by a Long Shot.

, former senior scientist, Food and Environment

One of the most contentious issues surrounding the controversy about genetically engineered (GE) foods is whether there may be long-term safety risks, and whether current regulations are sufficient to prevent such risks from occurring. Read more >

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A Contrary Perspective on the AAAS Board Statement Against Labeling of Engineered Foods

, former senior scientist, Food and Environment

As a long-time member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and as a scientist, I was disappointed at the inaccurate information in the statement by the Board against labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Read more >

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Genetically Engineered Crops in the Real World – Bt Corn, Insecticide Use, and Honey Bees

, former senior scientist, Food and Environment

One of the most frequently mentioned benefits of genetically engineered crops is a reduction in chemical pesticide use on corn and cotton. Read more >

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Just Label It

, former senior scientist, Food and Environment

Genetically engineered (GE) foods have been in our groceries for years, and are found in most processed foods in the U.S. But there is nothing on a box of corn flakes that tells you whether there are GE ingredients in that food—and the GE industry wants it to stay that way. Read more >

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