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

Preventing escape of GMO salmon

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It’s been a long time coming. The FDA has finally released their decision about fast-growing, genetically engineered salmon. They state: “After an exhaustive and rigorous scientific review, FDA has arrived at the decision that AquAdvantage salmon is as safe to eat … Read More

The experiment begins!

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Many people have started getting their experiment kits for The GMO Corn Experiment. Let us know when you’ve gotten yours by Tweeting @franknfoode or using #GMOexperiment, or share in the comments below! If you already ordered an experiment kit – When … Read More

Are you a bully?

Are you a bully online? It’s so easy to fall into bad habits when we can’t see each other’s faces. The internet can unfortunately bring out the worst in even the best of us. Jef Rouner has written an excellent guide … Read More

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