DailyDirt: GMO, GMO, Wherefore Art Thou, GMO?

Genetically modifying animals and plants is a growing concern — with some people totally against the idea. And there are now a variety of biotech tools that make defining GMOs a bit less clear-cut for the general public. Taking a gene from a sea animal and putting into a pig sounds extremely unnatural, but does simply removing a gene sound as bad? Or what if farmers used traditional breeding techniques to get to a particular genetic end goal that was discovered by less “natural” genetic experimentation?

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