The following is an edited excerpt.
April Dávila, a writer for Yes! magazine, tired to see if she could go one month “without consuming any Monsanto products.” By day two, she writes, “I realized I was in way over my head.” That is one way to put it.
Now what interests me about this exercise is that is has since become fodder for a Yes! magazine essay contest geared to students in middle school, high school and college. What should concern anyone is the premise of the essay, which implicitly and incorrectly suggests that GMOs are harmful to public health.
View the original article here: What If You Spent a Month Being Open-Minded About GMOs?