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…