Educational Resources for GMO Information

Curious about GMO?

GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, have been developed with genetic engineering. Humans have been making changes to plant and animal DNA for thousands of years. Currently, there are eight GMO crops available in the U.S.

To find out more information on GMOs, head to GMO Answers where you can find information about how GMOs are made, why farmers plant GMOs, how they are regulated, as well as information about their health and safety.

You might also be interested in these additional resources:

Genetic Literacy Project: GMO FAQ Frequently asked questions about agricultural biotechnology

Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects. (2016) The National Academies Press

GENetic Engineering Risk Atlas (GENERA) Searchable database of peer-reviewed research on the relative risks of GMO crops

Best Food Facts Scientific Experts provide food facts

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