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Ask the Expert: What concerns should I have about genetically modified foods and food allergies?

Scott H. Sicherer, M.D., responds: Genetically modified (“GM”) foods are those produced from GM organisms (“GMOs”), which are typically crops, including fruits, vegetables and grains. Prior to modern biologic techniques, farmers might have selected and bred better tasting or more hearty strains of their crops, a form of genetic engineering. In the past decades, it has become possible to insert genes that can,… Continue reading Ask the Expert: What concerns should I have about genetically modified foods and food allergies?