Why do some skeptics still claim GMOs unhealthy despite abundant contrary evidence?

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The real question is whether [genetically] modified foods have been shown to cause harm in adults and children…

Jon Entine, author and founder of the Genetic Literacy Project has written:  “every major international science body in the world has reviewed multiple independent studies—in some cases numbering in the hundreds—in coming to the consensus conclusion that GMO crops are as safe or safer than conventional or organic foods.” He points out a review… which looked at 1,783 studies on GM foods… and “couldn’t find a single credible example demonstrating that GM foods pose any harm to humans or animals.”

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[Toyo Garber, of the Non-GMO Project] raises concerns about how GMOs have been studied. “At this point, there have not been long term feeding studies…

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…[W]hat … constitutes “long term”? …[I]n the research world… anything longer than 90 days [is] “long term.” But for some activists, this is not long enough. Layla Parker-Katiraee, PhD, …outlines why there are no long term studies of GMO in humans… no food (including organics) is ever really studied in the long term…

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The question remains why anti-GMO activists are so adamant that modified foods are harmful to humans…

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Read full, original post: GMO Foods: Are they really bad for us?

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