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Digging into GMOs: Mintel's Megan Stanton

Dirt to Dinner talked with Megan Stanton of Mintel's Food & Drink division to hear why consumer perceptions on GMOs are changing.

Food Regulations & Policy


Goodbye “GMO”, Hello “Bioengineered”

Have you seen the new GMO labels? As of January 1st, the USDA requires food companies to label products as “bioengineered” if any ingredients are genetically modified. What will this mean for GMOs and consumer acceptance?    

Food Regulations & Policy, Health


5 Differences Between GMO and CRISPR

GMO and CRISPR technologies help farmers grow food with fewer pesticides, less water, and less impact on the environment. But, there are differences between the two. Do you know what they are?


5 Benefits of GMOs

GMOs are one of the most controversial topics in mainstream culture, even though they are proven to have many benefits for our farmers, consumers, and the environment.


Public Opinion: A Misguided Discussion on GMOs

It started as pleasantries in a small-town parking lot, but when GMOs came up, the conversation took a turn for the worse. What happens next is a clash between science, opinion, and its effect on our food system.

Food Technology


Are GMOs Bad for the Environment?

On the contrary. In fact, here's a different way to spell the word green: GE – Genetic Engineering. GE technology includes genetically modified organisms, which some critics claim harm the environment. But in reality, GMOs help farmers use pesticides responsibly, conserve water and increase soil health while increasing their crop yield.

Food Technology, Soil and Crop Management