Silicon Food

Do you know the consequences of calling some food “organic” and others not organic?

Comic from Cowbirds in Love by Sanjay Kulkarni. h/t Nathaniel Ginder

Written by Anastasia Bodnar

Anastasia Bodnar is a science communicator and science policy expert with a PhD in plant genetics and sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University. Anastasia has had various risk analysis roles in US government and military service. She serves as BFI's Director of Policy and as Co-Executive Editor of the Biofortified Blog.


  1. Bear with me a moment. Robots run on electricity, it is their equivalent of food. Electricity does not contain DNA. So clearly downloading our brains into robots is the only way we can enjoy a natural lifestyle free from modern “industrialized” food?

  2. I don’t know about all you folks, but I always make sure I eat inorganic food. Yep, nothing but inorganic redox reactions to give me my energy. Sure it limits what kind of food I can eat. But it’s the price I have to pay to live up to my standard of misunderstandings.

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