Americans Are Wary Of Genetically Engineered Foods

Guess which one of these fish has been genetically modified:

Source: AquaBounty Technologies

Would you eat a genetically engineered salmon? Are you even sure what the difference is between the regular variety and one that’s been tweaked to grow faster?

Don’t feel bad if you’re unsure. Only a quarter of Americans say they fully understand what genetically engineered food is all about, according to a survey of more then 3,000 people conducted for NPR by Thomson Reuters last month.

Read the rest of the commentary from NPR here.

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