Health and Medicine

Neil deGrasse Tyson Annihilates Anti-GMO Argument

August 1, 2014 | by Lisa Winter

Photo credit: Screen shot from YouTube video by Neil deGrasse Tyson Videos

There has been a considerable amount of discussion and debate regarding the safety of genetically modified food. Though the topic has been researched over and over again, there isn’t evidence that eating conventional produce will cause disease, despite whatever the scientifically-illiterate Food Babe has to say. In fact, over 2000 studies have found GM food to be perfectly safe. Genetic modification is simply a tool, and like all tools, it's how you use it that matters. 

Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson takes down the anti-GMO argument swiftly and deftly, in a way that only he can. 



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