Mark Lynas put forward some very interesting arguments in favor of GM food in the Oxford Farming Conference 2013. He overthrew any speculations that suggested that genetically modified food product could cause health damages. However, he did not elaborate on the reasons why he thought so, but he did give reasons for his arguments in his interview, the link to which has been pasted here. He also said that a lot of tests are done on any modified food before it is brought out in the market for human consumption. To know more about what Mark Lynas has to say regarding this issue, do read the entire article.