GMO: Myths and Facts with Robert Saik
Between the latest online fads and the crazy media headlines, it’s easier than ever to get confused about your health. If you want to make better decisions about your health today so you can feel better and live longer, you’ve come to the right place.
Do you try to avoid GMO foods in an effort to eat more healthfully? Are genetically engineered crops really as harmful as they are portrayed to be? Is it true that there is a beta carotene-rich golden rice that could solve Vitamin A deficiencies and cure blindness that is illegal to use in Africa? What information surrounding GMOs, glyphosates, and pesticides is true, and what is simply misinformation? I know you have a lot of questions and I want to make sure that we’re examining this topic from every angle.
I’m joined today by agrologist and professional agricultural consultant Robert Saik. He’s not part of any big farm conspiracy, but he has been invested in the industry for a long time. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Robert was becoming increasingly disappointed in the way that GMO crops were being portrayed by activists, and he decided to do something about it. Today Robert is on a mission to educate the broader consumer base on the importance of genetic engineering in agriculture, and he has joined me today to address all of your questions and concerns about GMOs, the butterfly label, increased cancer risks, and global sustainability. I was surprised by some of the facts that he highlights in our conversation, and I wanted to share them with you in the hopes that you can continue to sort out the myths that inundate this highly controversial topic.