Reader Dario, a food scientist from Italy, wrote in with this to say about last week’s agriculture flap:
I read your “series” on Pollan and GMO, and I agree with you. I have just finished writing a book on GMOs in Italian to be published in the fall. I know the subject very well and I thought you might find these two reports useful. You can even suggest them to your readers as a bedtime reading.
Well THAT makes me feel a little better after all the hate mail I’ve been receiving! For those with a serious interest in the impact of GMO crops around the world in the decade since they’ve been introduced, Dario offers one report from the European Commission Research Center:
…and another from the USDA Economic Research Service:
You weren’t going to do anything this weekend anyway.