August 7, 2020
An article in “The Week” magazine discusses the pros and cons of scientists releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida.
Non-GMO is a label we see on foods to assure consumers who are fearful GMO products pose health risks. Sometimes referred to as “Frankenfoods,” the government required disclaimers on all food products containing genetically engineered ingredients in 2016.
The label, like some other government mandates, is misleading. Thinking about genetically engineered foods exposes the fact that we have been doing so for centuries through selective breeding. Wheat, g...