Source: The Fading Meaning of ‘GMO’: The National Academy of Sciences Urges People to Reconsider – The Atlantic
How many people could define the term?
When it is possible to speak of genetically engineered crops as a broad category, it’s of about as much use as reporting that cars are safe, or that pets are safe. Both of those things are generally true, but the statements are so expansive as to be meaningless. (And there are enormous caveats.)
The National Academy of Sciences is urging people to focus less on the process and more on the product.