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UD professor’s book explores all sides of GMO controversy

UD professor’s book explores all sides of GMO controversy

University of Delaware Prof. McKay Jenkins began researching the topic of genetically modified organisms — GMOs — in an effort to answer the same simple question that many Americans have about these controversial foods: Are they safe to eat?

But he found that the answer was far from simple. And in fact, he decided, that might not even be the right question.

>Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet, Jenkins first examines GMOs themselves and the process of genetic engineering, but he moves on to much broader issues involving the U.S. diet, food supply and agriculture industry.