Be a good kid and eat your GM vegetables

The following is an excerpt.

Foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) are called a lot of things, but “healthier” is not usually one of them. Our attitudes toward GMO foods range from outright hostility to, at best, apathy. GMO foods, like pesticide-resistant Roundup Ready soybeans and fast-growing AquAdvantage salmon, seem to exist primarily to pad corporate profits. But the purpose of GMOs is not only restricted to making something more convenient to grow in large quantities; scientists are exploring ways to genetically modify popular foods to make them more nutritious. In the near future, parents concerned about their children’s health may tell their kids to eat their GMO vegetables.

Read the full story here: Be a Good Kid and Eat Your GMO Vegetables

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