The concept of GMOs as a “category” of food to be embraced or rejected, in whole or in part, is silly from a science point of view. The term “GMOs” is both meaningless and misleading. GM is a process. Each GM crop is unique.
Jon Entine, executive director of the Genetic Literacy Project, is a Senior Fellow at the World Food Center Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy, University of California-Davis. Entine is author of the books Abraham’s Children: Race, Identity, and the DNA of the Chosen People (Grand Central Publishing, 2007) and Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports And Why We’re Afraid to Talk About It (Public Affairs, 2001). Follow @JonEntine on Twitter
Posts by Jon Entine
The real Elvis is American, remember, and America is a consumer society. The desires we project, the stuff we buy—that is what feels real to us. It lets us have any Elvis we want. He left plenty of kitsch in his wake, plenty of pseudo-religion, plenty of Elvis jokes—but he was not, is not, a joke. He lived our contradictions, released our inhibitions, and lost himself in the process.