Frankenfood or Modern Miracle? What Are GMOs?

With all this talk about GMO’s, it’s worth taking a moment to explain what exactly makes a food product GMO or not. Essentially, GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) are plants and animals that has had its DNA changed to produce a certain outcome, often helping plants fight off bugs and other potential risks, which in turn ensures a stable yield for farmers.

The problem is that GMOs are largely untested in humans and have been shown to cause cancer in animals. With no labeling on products, the pervasive nature of these modified foods makes them difficult for consumers to spot and avoid.

Watch the video to learn more about what makes a food a GMO.

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