GM feed: No risk to animal health

GM feed: No risk to animal health

Examination of 30 years of scientific data leads to conclusion that GM crops don't adversely affect animal health.

THE safety of genetically modified (GM), or genetically engineered (GE), crops remains a controversial social, political and global topic.

Seeking to provide some resolve to the debate, a newly published article — the most comprehensive to date — in the peer-reviewed Journal of Animal Science has concluded that feeding livestock diets that contain GM crops has no impact on the health or productivity of those animals.

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