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Old 09-11-2019, 05:45 AM
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To the OP, "food is safe." Until it's not. I can conventionally breed food to make it unsafe. It's been done. I could CRISPR something to make it unsafe, although doing that accidentally certainly stretches the imagination.

Genetic modification of corn reduced pesticide application from from ~200 g/ha in 1996 to ~10 g/ha in 2010. While yields went up, requiring less agricultural land to produce more food.