Treat Yo’ Self Thursday #3, I’m in Love with the COCOA

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Me too little girl, me too. Image via Giphy

Ancient civilizations drank and worshipped it, the wealthy flaunted it and wars were fought over it (even today); it’s no exaggeration to say that the cocoa bean is one powerful little seed. And as a wise uncle once famously said, “With great power, comes great responsibility.”

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GMOh No: The Great Nutritional Divide

The History and Controversy Behind Genetically Modified Organisms

By Lesley Rozycki  (Journalism Capstone Project)

Photo: Lance Cheung, USDA

Photo: Lance Cheung, USDA

For thousands of years, we have played with our food. Whether to create a hardier, disease-resistant crop, or a juicier apple, modifying the genes in our fruits and vegetables is nothing new, but how it is done has changed.
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