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Rep. Frank Lucas talks GMOs and UF Hort

Horticulture Department Chair Dr. Kevin Folta and students Chris Barbey and Alejandra Abril Guevara spoke about genetic engineering at a bipartisan roundtable in the House Science Committee this past June.  This discussion was led by Congressional Representative Frank Lucas of Oklahoma. Citing the disparatity between scientific consensus and pubic opinion, Rep. Lucas wanted our department to address some of the unscientific misconceptions surrounding GM crops.

Read Rep. Lucas describe the meeting in his own words: http://www.stwnewspress.com/opinion/columns/rep-frank-lucas-perception-of-gmo-foods-underserved/article_1f33e538-2dc6-11e5-bb29-6b2137526872.html

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