Episode 105: Are GMO's or Frankenfood? (Rebroadcast)

11.13.2017 - By 2 Docs Talk: The podcast about healthcare, the science of medicine and everything in between.

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One of the latest technological advances in food production is the introduction of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, to the food supply. They have the potential to offer many benefits including increased productivity, pest and herbicide resistance, longer shelf life, and the list goes on. But many are concerned that this relatively new technology isn’t safe – for health, the environment or the economy. We dig into the evidence surrounding GMOs in this episode. We might even share an opinion or two on whether the crops are just GMOs or Frankenfood. Resources: Primer on the retracted study that indicated GMOs caused tumors How GMOs are tested for safety Be sure and subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher if you haven’t already.  And you know we’d appreciate it so much if you would tell your friends about 2 Docs Talk! Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher  

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