Growing genetically engineered crops to feed the world has turned into an empty promise according to recent evidence.
Emily Cassidy is a Research Analyst at Environmental Working Group in Washington, D.C. Her research focuses on the environmental impact of food production. Prior to joining EWG, she earned her master’s and bachelor degrees in natural resources science from the University of Minnesota. Emily has co-authored several peer-reviewed studies on global agriculture, including the highly cited paper “Solutions for a Cultivated Planet,” which investigated how to sustainably feed 9 billion people.