"We have such a miserably poor understanding of how the organism develops from its DNA that I would be surprised if we don't get one rude shock after another." ~Richard Lewontin, Professor of Genetics at Harvard University

Claims and Realities surrounding Genfood crops

There are many issues regarding genfood and these claims listed below are perhaps the most commonly heard. There are links to sites at the bottom of the page that offer further study into the myths and concerns of Bioengineered food.



Ag Biotech InfoNet
Biotechnology Myths ~ Miguel A. Altieri, Ph.D.  University of California, Berkeley ESPM-Division of Insect Biology
ETC Group
Food First Institute for Food and Development Policy
The Genetic Engineering Debate
Monocultures, Monopolies, Myths and the Masculinisation of Agriculture
Genetically Altered Food: Myths and Realities ~EarthSave
Genetically engineered food Safety Problems ~Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Application of Science and Technology
Horizontal Gene Transfer and Implications for the Risk Assessment of Plasmids
Institute of Science in Society
The Professor Who Can Read Your Mind


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