This past November, esteemed and notably pro-GMO scientist David Tribe regaled us with this Google+ post: https://plus.google.com/u/0/107650585863836196372/posts/Y2ygQN1TQui. Please browse to the post and watch the video - it is only 5 minutes long.
|For the last couple of years, I have had a dream that there is no reason to be leery of GMOs or the science behind them.|
I decided to do some investigation. Here is what has transpired so far.
I submitted some questions to Dr. Denneal Jamison McClung through the bestfoodfacts.org site's "Ask an Expert" page; she graciously responded and subsequently, we communicated directly by email (If you wish to see my verbatim conversation with Dr. Jamison McClung, dates included, please look at this file). The results follow (I am CC and the doctor is DJM):
CC: How, exactly, does the FDA review and approve a new GM crop/food?