Van Eenennaam, Alison
Gains Foregone by Going GMO Free: Potential Impacts on Consumers, the Environment, and Agricultural Producers
Innovation in agricultural production is necessary to aid in combatting the negative effects of climate change and new pest and disease pressures that result from trade between geographical regions.
Although genetically engineered (GE) products are used around the world, the issue becomes contentious when they are present in our food.
Humans and animals have been consuming genetically engineered (GE) food from plants for decades, but the recent approval of GE salmon intended as human food has resulted in debate and some controversy. Many still have concerns about the environmental impact and food safety issues of such an approval.