Food Disparities

The Controversy Behind Genetically Modified Organisms

The Controversy Behind Genetically Modified Organisms

Contributor:  Dania Baraka

Genetically modified organisms is a rapidly developing and changing field in the technology and science sectors as well as in the business world. There has been a dialogue surrounding GMOs, but it’s not entirely positive. Most people are vaguely familiar with GMOs but are not exactly sure what they are and are therefore skeptical...

What's in a Name?

What's in a Name?

Contributor:  Dania Baraka

If you are a frequent reader of the Food Disparities blog here at MedEq, you most likely have realized a consistent pattern in our posts and our outside endeavors: “How do we tackle the ‘food desert’ that is Detroit?” I put ‘food desert’ in quotations because it seems that there has been talks about the validity of food deserts. Are they overhyped? Do they even exist...

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