This week’s episode tackles the controversial topic of genetically modified organisms (GMO). A GMO is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering technique. As per the organic regulation, the use of GMOs are not permitted in organic production. We’ll be discussing GMOs, their role in modern agriculture, and their potential effects on our environment.
Fresh Take is your weekly roundup of all things related to organic and sustainable living. Join Florida Organic Growers staff and guest experts as we discuss everything you need to know about sustainable living, organic agriculture, and how to make the best lifestyle choices that benefit you and the environment. So if you’re an eco-warrior, a dedicated farmer, or just someone looking to make more conscious decisions, tune in every Friday to get your Fresh Take.
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