Genetically modified foods are a touchy topic. Cloned cows or pigs haven't been approved for public consumption, obviously, but pest-resistant corn can cause its fair share of controversy. How much do you know about genetically modified foods?
When were the first genetically modified foods available in the United States?
What was the first genetically modified food to be sold commercially?
What is triple-stack corn?
corn that has three times the kernels of regular corn
corn that has been genetically modified to have extra vitamin C
corn that has built-in insect and weed control
What nutrient is golden rice packed with?
Researchers have produced genetically engineered pigs whose meat has elevated levels of what?
omega-3 fatty acids
What is the most commonly genetically modified crop in the United States?
According to the USDA, what percentage of the soybeans grown in the United States are genetically modified?
About how many genetically engineered food crops have been approved by the USDA?
What's one way that cheese can be genetically engineered?
It can be made "vegetarian."
It can be mold-resistant.
It can have 20 percent extra protein.
In 2008, a large group of investors led a protest against what genetically engineered crop?