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Christina Sarich – 2 Recent Developments Bring Fresh Concerns Over GM Crops

Could it be that premier scientific journals are finally conveying the truth about GMOs? In a relatively recent exploration of ‘ubiquitous’ GMOs that have taken over our food supply, the New England Journal of Medicine tackles 2 new concerns over genetically modified organisms and the pesticides used to grow them. As the journal points out, the omnipresence of GMOs are taken …

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Philip J. Landrigan & Charles Benbrook – GMOs, Herbicides, and Public Health

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not high on most physicians’ worry lists. If we think at all about biotechnology, most of us probably focus on direct threats to human health, such as prospects for converting pathogens to biologic weapons or the implications of new technologies for editing the human germline. But while those debates simmer, the application of biotechnology to …