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UF Survey Shows Most Floridians Want to Know More about Genetically Modified Foods

Fewer than half of 500 Florida consumers surveyed say they would purchase genetically modied food or clothing, even if it cost less or was their favorite food.  Source: UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education. While almost half of Floridians acknowledge buying genetically modified foods, a recent survey by the Center for Public Issues Education in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/01/uf-survey-shows-most-floridians-want-to-know-more-about-genetically-modified-foods/

Genetically Modified (GM) Crops: Straight Talk on Complex, Often Controversial Technologies.

The use of genetics to create plant varieties with desirable traits is not a new agricultural procedure, however, the technologies available to scientists today are leaps and bounds beyond traditional plant breeding practices, and the use and safety of today’s genetically modified (GM) crops is not without its own set of uncertainties and debate. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/27/genetically-modified-gm-crops-straight-talk-on-complex-often-controversial-technologies/