As part of Biology Fortified’s serious The Promise of GMO‘s, geneticist Anastasia Bodnar, the co-founder of the website, asks: Have GMOs lived up to their promises?
We often hear: “Biotech is helping to feed the world by: Developing crops with enhanced nutrition profiles that solve vitamin and nutrient deficiencies; Producing foods free of allergens … and Improving food and crop oil content to help improve cardiovascular health.”
While all of the nutrition-related claims about biotechnology are certainly possible, there are no crops with these types of traits available on the market yet.
Verdict: Promise not yet met.
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