Will Hungary be the first EU country to ban GMOs?

The growing anti-GMO movement has gained traction in Europe as Hungary aims to be the first European Union nation to end the cultivation of genetically modified crops.

Earlier this year, the EU decided to allow its member states to ban genetic modification in their respective agriculture industries and Hungary is leading the way. While the Hungarian government works to make the new regulations law, the Hungarian Farm Ministry will introduce a new labeling system to identify products such as meat, fish, eggs, milk, and honey that has been certified as GMO-free and livestock have been fed GMO-free food.

As the anti-GMO movement spreads beyond companies like Chipotle and Cheerios to entire countries, it begs the question of what threat GMOs actually pose and who stands to gain from the burgeoning movement against them. READ MORE.

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