Bahl: GMOs present solution, not threat

10.03.2014

What are GMOs? Are they bad for us? Are they unnatural and harmful? There is a lot of confusion about the concept of GMOs, otherwise known as genetically modified organisms, and whether they are harmful to our health. GMOs generally get a bad reputation because they are labelled as unnatural and inorganic, which is true — they are neither natural nor organic. People fear them because there is a persisting belief that they are unhealthy and should not be consumed. Contrary to popular opinion and understanding, the benefits associated with the use of biotechnology and GMO crops are necessary in our world and are not as terrible as most people may think (...)