But First… What Are GMOs Anyway?
Do GMOs Cause Health Problems?
Let’s go back for a second… to a time when we thought Beanie Babies would make us millionaires and the Macarena was the height of cool. We’re talking the 1990s. That’s when genetically modified crops first hit the market, and since then, not a single food safety or health issue associated with GM crops use has been confirmed. That means all of the bad things you’ve seen about GMOs on Facebook aren’t true — and aren’t supported by two decades of historical evidence or by credible scientists.
Even though a genetically modified crop is virtually identical to a similar non-modified crop, all GMOs nevertheless go through rigorous safety testing at every stage — from research planning to field-testing to food and environment safety assessment — before going on the market.