Food prices would rise $14-24b without GMOs

New research shows if GMOs go away, it would take its toll on environment with higher emissions and bring yield declines.

Higher food prices, a significant boost in greenhouse gas emissions due to land use change and major losses of forest and pasture land would be some of the results if genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were banned in the U.S., according to a Purdue University study.

Wally Tyner, James and Lois Ackerman professor of agricultural economics; Farzad Taheripour, a research associate professor of agricultural economics, and Harry Mahaffey, an agricultural economics graduate student, w

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