Continued concern about GMOs
The debate over the effects of tinkering with Mother Nature at a genetic level hasn't gone away in the 17 years since the first genetically modified seeds were approved for commercial planting. The ag industry of the U.S. has not found a way to calm the fears of a vocal consumer minority in the U.S.
Although efforts to label foods containing GMO products failed in California last fall, other state legislatures have debated requiring labeling of any food that might have GM ingredients, and this isn’t something that makes the ag industry happy.
Anti-GMO activists who have been vocal and organized since the first GM seed was registered, continually blame seed giant Monsanto for contaminating and destroying the environment.
"We have not done a very good job of talking about GMOs and how our food is grown," Cathleen Enright of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, a group representing the major agricultural seed and chemical companies, told CNBC.
A general discussion about GMO and biotech as necessities for feeding a rapidly increasing world population and what the pro-GM advocates are saying was compiled in a CNBC report. Read the article by clicking here.
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