Posts made in February, 2018

Does GMO corn increase crop yields? 21 years of data confirm it does—and provides substantial health benefits

Posted by on Feb 26, 2018 in Activities, News | 0 comments

Does GMO corn increase crop yields? 21 years of data confirm it does—and provides substantial health benefits

            Paul McDivitt | Genetic Literacy Project | February 19, 2018   While many studies show that genetically modified crops contribute to yield gains, GMO critics say that they don’t. Such claims, they say, are industry talking points drawn from industry-funded studies. Most recently and notably, The New York Times’ Danny Hakim asserted in a 2016 front-page analysis that “genetic modification in the United States and Canada has not...

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After Two Decades And 6,000 Studies, Scientists Find GMO Corn Is Actually Good For You

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Activities, News | 0 comments

After Two Decades And 6,000 Studies, Scientists Find GMO Corn Is Actually Good For You

            There is a great deal of misinformation out there regarding genetically modified organisms (GMOs). From monikers like “Frankenfoods” to general skepticism, there has been a variety of biased reactions to these organisms, even though we as a species have been genetically modifying our foods in one way or another for approximately 10,000 years. Perhaps some of this distrust will be put to rest with the emergence of a new meta-analysis that...

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