The Economics and Ethics of Gene-edited Food

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Scientists and agriculture-industry executives say using Crispr technology in plants could transform agriculture and help feed a growing global population. Organic farmers and natural-food companies say it may pose risks to human health and permanently alter the environment.

Sales of products made without GMOs have increased to $25.5 billion in 2017, from $349 million in 2010, according to the Non-GMO Project, a Washington state-based group that promotes and certifies foods made without genetically engineered crops. 

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