Archive for April 15th, 2009

Genetically Modified Food Labeling

Consumer responses and public attitudes are the factors that will define the role of genetic modification in our society in the long run. So it’s important to look at public responses and attitudes towards biotechnology applied to agriculture and food. One of the major issues is the labeling and packaging of GM foods.How would you know that what you eat is genetically modified?You can’t taste, see, or smell that your potato or rice has been genetically engineered. But you can check the packaging…