Readers Respond To Our July 2014 Feature About GMOs

A breakdown of the feedback from readers like you on our recent coverage of genetically modified organisms.

We were not at all surprised that “Core Truths,” our July feature about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), garnered a large response—nor were we shocked that much of it was critical. We don’t have the space here to do your dozens of letters and emails justice, but here’s a breakdown of reader opinion:


To address some of your comments and concerns about this complex topic in a nuanced way, writer Brooke Borel has devoted a set of blog posts to GMOs. Read more at

_This article originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of _Popular Science.