Do you wonder what the deal is with GMOs and genetic engineering? Do you wish someone could explain the basics with a level head and without trying to convince you of their perspective?
GMOs are a HEATED topic these days. But it doesn't have to be! Grab a coffee, or a beer, and have a listen as Julie does her best to explain what GMOs are and what the current evidence is regarding their effects on our health and the environment. All in 25 minutes, of course!
In typical "Julie style", this episode is full of the practical, evidence-based nutrition information that you crave. With none of the sensationalism, guilt or pseudoscience. Get your info from the expert!
HELPFUL EVIDENCE-BASED RESOURCES ON GMOs:
National Academy of Sciences May 2016 Report: Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects - http://nas-sites.org/ge-crops/category/report/
The Genetic Literacy Project
Info on golden rice: Golden Rice, Part 1: The story of a GMO crop that could save 2 billion lives
Center for Science in the Public Interest Biotechnology page
CSPI's Straight Talk on Genetically Engineered Foods: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
SciMoms Introduction to GMOs
2018 Meta-analysis: Impact of genetically engineered maize on agronomic, environmental and toxicological traits: a meta-analysis of 21 years of field data
Julie's articles on GMOs -
GMO Foods: Why You Should NOT Freak Out!
Don't Freak Out about GMO Foods Part 2
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