We can feed the world! We can poison the world! Those are the approximate extremes of the arguments in favor of, and in opposition to, the use of genetic modifications in food crops.
McKay Jenkins, journalist and journalism professor, sought to find the true pros and cons of GMOs. The fruit of his research is the book Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet.
The analysis points to some issues with the American food system that pre-date the GMO controversy.
The author visited in 2017, an interview we revisit here.