Analysis: Scientists agree GMOs are safe, but unlikely to convince skeptics quickly

gmo-monsanto-protest-torontoEarlier this week, the National Academy of Sciences — a science group founded by the U.S. Congress— issued its latest report on genetically engineered crops.

The report concludes that GMOs, genetically modified organisms, are safe to eat.

But even before it came out, the report and the NAS were criticized by Food & Water Watch, a consumer rights group. It accused some members of the committee that prepared the report of receiving research funding from biotech companies, or having other ties to the industry.  Continue reading…

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