BIO: It’s not too late to change the conversation on GMOs

The following is an edited excerpt.

When it comes to winning hearts and minds on the merits of genetically engineered foods (and whether to alert consumers to their presence on food labels), it’s fair to say the biotech industry has not done a great job.

But it’s not too late to change the conversation, says Cathy Enright, executive vice president of food and agriculture at Washington-based Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).

“We haven’t spent enough time talking about the technology, the benefits, the products. It’s safe and it can create a cleaner environment, but we need to do a better job of explaining why,” says Enright.

Read the original article in its entirety here: BIO: It’s not too late to change the conversation on GMOs.

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