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Is it time to rethink GMO foods?

Is it time to rethink GMO foods? GMO foods, sometimes called Frankenfoods have been thought of as-synthesized food that was made in a laboratory and can do harmful things to us. Foods have been genetically modified naturally for years and more recently, with the use of genetic engineering of  DNA. Some of these foods have been associated with companies like Monsanto, which makes Roundup. However, many of these foods have been shown to have health benefits beyond the regular food it was derived from. The NY Times just did an article on GMO foods, citing that many of these foods Read More »

Genetically modified (GMO) food; The NY Times, Papaya, and GMO food on Hawaii.

      Genetically modified (GMO) food; The NY Times, Papaya, and GMO food on Hawaii. Depending on who you talk to, GMO food has a poor reputation. Monsanto is typically the company that comes to mind when GMO foods are discussed, and they are often seen as an opportunist when crops are damaged by a virus, or some other disease that harms crop yields. Do GMO foods solve these problems safely? The NY times explores this and its relationship to the papaya, one of the most delicious fruits many of us enjoy. Read about this here; A Lonely Quest Read More »