GMOs in Italian Artisan Foods: Traditions Impacted by Biotech?

FLORENCE, Italy—Parmesan cheese and other beloved Italian food exports give the issue of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in Italy international breadth. Though GM crops are banned from Italian fields, much of the country’s livestock is fed with GM soy imported from Brazil and Argentina. On May 21, the Italian Senate unanimously voted against permitting GM…

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