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Anti-GMO Consumers Don't Know What GMOs Are, Show Finds

October 15, 2014

In an episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live", a TV show in the US, the TV host sent a camera crew to a local farmers market to interview consumers on their stand and understanding of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The majority of those interviewed said that they do not want to buy GMOs because of the possible effects on their health. However, when these individuals were asked about what the letters GMO stand for, they were not able to say the correct answer, indicating lack of understanding about the issue.

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