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New Technologies
on April 2, 2020

Education needed to help consumers accept gene-edited foods

A new study surveyed consumers’ willingness to try foods created with the new technology.

Consumers are largely unaware of the environmental and animal welfare benefits of gene-edited vegetables and meat, a survey of 5,000 U.S. food shoppers has revealed. However, they were more willing to purchase these foods once they learned more about the technique.

The survey defined gene-edited products as vegetables or…

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