Eating “GMO-free” is a luxury

In this modern age of plenty, we no longer worry about what to eat. Now, we agonize over what not to eat. Since starvation is no longer a threat to our survival, food itself is the new hazard. And born from the luxury of a full stomach, anti-science and alarmist beliefs have grown into prominence. 

Outspoken activists urge us to avoid all manner of eatable evils — dairygluten, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for example. Live life “dairy-free,” “gluten-free,” or “GMO-free,” they declare. I never realized that milk, bread, and corn had me in chains.

View the original article here: Pseudoscience from the Luxury of a Full Stomach

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