Critical Essay

The Organic Fetish: Why the Negative Reaction to GMOs is Unfounded

3 pages | 610 words

The 'organic fetish' is a chapter in the book titled Denialism by Michael Specter. The chapter analyses the organic food movement and their negative reaction towards GMOs. It discusses how the organic movement is largely driven by wealthy elites who are out of touch with the realities of food production, and how their negative reaction to GMOs can have negative impacts on poor farmers and consumers.