Impacts of GMO corn: A meta analysis

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Italian researchers Elisa Pellegrino, Stefano Bedini, Marco Nuti & Laura Ercoli published a meta-analysis of the impacts of genetically engineered (GE) corn on the environment, agriculture, and toxicity. The fully study is publicly available: Impact of genetically engineered maize on agronomic, environmental and toxicological traits: a meta-analysis … Read More

Environmental impacts of GE crops

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So many people, including me, have talked about how glyphosate tolerant crops allowed replacement of more toxic herbicides. That was certainly true for a while, but that trend seems to be over, according to this “largest ever” study of the … Read More

How to avoid GMOs

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I received this question from a student: If someone wants to stop eating GMO food, what should they do? While I may not agree with most reasons for doing so, I understand that some people want to avoid GMOs. So, here is the … Read More

2015 Biofortified Blog Top Ten

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2015 has been an exciting year in food and agriculture. There have been some major advances in biotechnology and big news in science communication. Some of this breadth is on display in our most popular posts this year. Interspersed with … Read More

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