Avoiding GMOs isn’t just anti-science. It’s immoral.
Of the several claims of "anti-science" that clutter our national debates these days, none can be more flagrantly clear than the campaign against modern agricultural technology, most specifically the use of molecular techniques to create genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Here, there are no credibly conflicting studies, no arguments about the validity of computer models, no disruption of an ecosystem nor any adverse human health or even digestive problems, after 5 billion acres have been cultivated cumulatively and trillions of meals consumed.
Originally published: December 27, 2017
Author: Mitch Daniels
Institution: Purdue University
Published by: The Washington Post