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GMOs, Gene-Editing, and Synthetic Biology: What’s the Difference?

The Non-GMO Project reports:

“There’s still a lot of confusion about what a GMO is — and what it isn’t — due mainly to the speed at which the biotech landscape evolves. It’s not surprising. As science leaps forward, regulation lags behind… Meanwhile, new products continue to enter the market. 

Traditional GMOs represented only a handful of crops, but they’ve had a massive impact on North American acreage and the food supply. Today, most conventional prepared foods in the grocery store contain ingredients and inputs derived from GMOs. Meanwhile, new GMOs are proliferating in the supply chain. The techniques used to produce them are cheaper and more accessible than transgenic technology, leading to a dramatic increase in the number of biotech developers exploring the field…” 

Learn more: What Is A GMO?

Read more about the biotech industry hiding GMOs in food: Hiding GMOs in Food