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US: Report: genetically modified crops pose no health risks

Food Safety Magazine: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has discovered that, after extensive research, there is no distinct difference between food crops that are genetically modified (GM) and those that are conventionally grown. Their research also uncovered no clear difference in risks to human health or the environment between the two types of crops.

Proponents of GM are satisfied with NASEM’s findings and continue to believe that genetic alteration is beneficial to various sectors–consumers, the farming industry and the overall environment. However, critics are still skeptical because crops that have been GM fail to yield more food, which is a disadvantage for one of the today’s most prevalent problems–world hunger.

Read the full article at Food Safety Magazine