An Illusory Consensus behind GMO Health Assessment

  title={An Illusory Consensus behind GMO Health Assessment},
  author={Sheldon Krimsky},
  journal={Science, Technology, \& Human Values},
  pages={883 - 914}
  • S. Krimsky
  • Published 7 August 2015
  • Medicine
  • Science, Technology, & Human Values
Prominent scientists and policymakers assert with confidence that there is no scientific controversy over the health effects of genetically modified organisms (GMOs)—that genetically modified crops currently in commercial use and those yet to be commercialized are inherently safe for human consumption and do not have to be tested. Those who disagree are cast as “GMO deniers.” This article examines scientific reviews and papers on GMOs, compares the findings of professional societies, and… 
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