What’s all the fuss about GMOs? A lot, for starters

Hand of God GeneticsA friend of mine, who’d recently been vacationing in a highly educated and upscale part of New England, told me many folks in that area don’t know what GMOs are.

This prompted me to sit down and write, in a very simple way, just what all the fuss is regarding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).  Continue reading

GMO Answers – It’s all how you ask the Question

World GMO production

World GMO production (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The biotech industry recently launched a GMO Answers website as a place for consumers to get their information on genetic modification. The site is funded by the Council for Biotechnology Information with companies that include BASF, Dow Agro Sciences, DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, America Farm Bureau Federation, America Soybean Association and the National Cotton Council. Continue reading