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Readers debate GMOs

12:45pm, March 23, 2016

Unending debate

Foods containing genetically modified organisms have been on grocery store shelves for decades, with plenty of evidence that eating them is no more dangerous to health than eating conventional foods, Rachel Ehrenberg concluded in “GMOs under scrutiny” (SN: 2/6/16, p. 22).

Reader response to the article was overwhelming, with many thanking Ehrenberg for her well-balanced approach and other readers still not convinced of the story’s conclusions. Again and again, readers expressed worries over potential health risks associated with the commonly used herbicide glyphosate. Ehrenberg, who discussed some of these concerns in a recent news

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