Genetically Engineered Crops (podcast)

GAO Podcast IconGenetically engineered crops, while controversial in some circles, have become commonplace in commercial agriculture. USDA and industry groups estimate that 90% of major commercial crops such as corn and soybeans are genetically engineered varieties. But as demand for organic and non-genetically engineered ingredients has increased, so have concerns about the mixing of GE and non-GE crops.

Listen to Steve Morris, a director in our Natural Resources and Environment team, discuss federal agencies’ oversight of genetically engineered crops, and their potential effects on other crops.


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