Whole Health: Genes & a Suit

With its recent decisions to deregulate genetically modified alfalfa and sugar beets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture sent a strong signal about its confidence in the safety of GM crops. Consumers, though, aren't feeling reassured. According to a food safety survey by The NPD Group, 73% of shoppers have at least some awareness of genetically modified foods, and nearly half say they are somewhat

With its recent decisions to deregulate genetically modified alfalfa and sugar beets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture sent a strong signal about its confidence in the safety of GM crops.

Consumers, though, aren't feeling reassured. According to a food safety survey by The NPD Group, 73% of shoppers have at least some awareness of genetically modified foods, and nearly half say they are somewhat concerned that such foods pose a health risk. Fifteen percent say they are very concerne

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