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CNBC Poll: Are Genetically-Modified Foods OK?

Food Economics - A CNBC Special Report
Food Economics - A CNBC Special Report

When it comes to genetically modified food, you may envision something monstrous, perhaps even bordering bordering on the inorganic, but there's a lot more ordinary GM food out there than you think.

Much of the corn and soybeans grown today has been modified to better resist pests and other threats from nature, and thus increase crop yields.

In some quarters, the increase in biotechnology is a good thing; some say it can help food safety, which, as recent outbreaks of salmonella and e-coli, can be costly and deadly.

What do you think about GM foods?

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