“Safe to Eat”


The National Academy of Sciences this week issued a report largely dismissing purported harmful effects of genetically engineered (GE) food.  The report states, “Genetically-engineered crops are as safe to eat as their non-GE counterparts, they have no adverse environmental impacts, and they have reduced the use of pesticides.” The National Academy of Sciences is a group funded by the U.S. Congress to provide expert scientifically-based advice on a wide range of issues.