Eating “GMO-free” is a luxury

| November 21, 2012 |
In this modern age of plenty, we no longer worry about what to eat. Now, we agonize over what not to eat. Since starvation is no longer a threat to our survival, food itself is the new hazard. And born from the luxury of a full stomach, anti-science and alarmist beliefs have grown into prominence. Outspoken activists urge us to avoid all manner of eatable evils -- dairy, gluten, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for example. Live life "dairy-free," "gluten-free," or "GMO-free," they declare. I never realized that milk, bread, and corn had me in chains.

In this modern age of plenty, we no longer worry about what to eat. Now, we agonize over what not to eat. Since starvation is no longer a threat to our survival, food itself is the new hazard. And born from the luxury of a full stomach, anti-science and alarmist beliefs have grown into prominence. 

Outspoken activists urge us to avoid all manner of eatable evils — dairygluten, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for example. Live life “dairy-free,” “gluten-free,” or “GMO-free,” they declare. I never realized that milk, bread, and corn had me in chains.

View the original article here: Pseudoscience from the Luxury of a Full Stomach