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We’re Asking The Wrong Questions About GMOs

The scientific community has reached a consensus: It’s generally safe for genetically-modified organisms to be in our food. But most people aren’t buying it.

The gap between the scientific world’s stance and the public’s beliefs is wider on GMOs than it is on more than a dozen other science-related topics, according to a 2015 report from the Pew Research Center.

Is there good reason for the public’s suspicion? Are there valid, unbiased reasons not to fall in line with the overwhelming majority of scientists’ view on the heavily studied matter? The answer, environmental writer McKay Jenkins argues, may not be as simple as you might think. In Food Fight: GMOs and the Future…

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