Welcome to GMO Answers
Skeptical about GMOs? We understand. We are here to answer your questions. More than 200 experts have contributed to this site including independent experts in leading academic institutions, industry groups and representatives from member companies. Ask us anything about GMOs.
Is the amount of Roundup used on Roundup Ready crops safe for human consumption, particularly human gut flora? How can eating a plant sprayed with Roundup be healthy for humans? There does not appear to be more than anecdotal evidence available to prove Glyphosate safety, how do I know a GMO is safe to eat in this case? All of these questions and more are addressed here by GMO Answers experts.
Humanity is facing a looming crisis. As the world’s population grows bigger so does the number of people without enough food. 11.3% of the population, roughly 805 million people, do not have enough to eat on a daily basis. 526 million of those live in Asia. By 2050 there will be another two billion people on Earth to feed. So, what can we do to solve this problem? Here are five ways we can fight world hunger.
Walk into any grocery store and you’ll see lots of different labels plastered across a variety of food packaging. And without additional information accompanying these labels (what does “all natural” actually mean?), they may cause more confusion than clarity, as well as increase the cost of a food product. We know you have questions about GMOs – from the safety of GMOs, to why farmers and food companies use them, to what foods (or food ingredients) were developed using genetic engineering. Here we break down 10 things you should know about GMOs so that you can decipher any non-GMO and GMO labels with ease.
Complementary reports released by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and PG Economics examine the continued widespread adoption of global crop biotechnology, and the significant positive socio-economic and environmental impacts of this adoption by farmers and communities around the globe.