This is the final episode of our first series. Today we're bringing the story full circle by looking at what happens when we have a genetically engineered plant on our plate. We walk through how our bodies digest and interact with things we eat, like proteins and DNA. We also discuss major concerns, like allergies … Continue reading GMO’s: What’s on the menu?
GMO’s: This little seed went to market
We're in episode 2 of our first series. In this episode we talked a few people at both ends of how a GMO seed gets from development to field. Wesley Bruce is a scientist at a company that researches how to make improved plants. He told us how all the steps that go into genetically … Continue reading GMO’s: This little seed went to market
GMO’s: What’s in a name?
"GMO" has become a word that's used all the time. We see "non-GMO" products on boxes in the store and labels above our vegetables. Picture from GMO AwarenessWe see pictures of a mysterious gloved hand poking a needle into a tomato, adding mysterious substances to our food. But do we really understand what this all means, both the term … Continue reading GMO’s: What’s in a name?