A Case Of Food Allergies Essay

831 Words Feb 25th, 2016 4 Pages
GMO, or Genetically Modified Organisms, are organisms in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally by mating or natural combination. It is widly believed among the public that Genetically Modified foods will result in people walking around like zombies with large tumors. They don’t have a clear understanding of GMOs. Through advertising on T.V., talk on social media, and even by listening to the news people have been led to believe that GMO foods are dangerous. People believe that GMOs cause food allergies, there has yet to be a case of food allergies related to GMOs. In fact GMOs are thoroughly tested for their allergic potiential. Most people believe that the crops uses to many pesticides which will harm their organs, or cause cancer. No studies confirm this. Genetically Modified crops actually create their own pesticide, which is not harmful to humans. The picture that is going around on social media with men in white suites spraying crops is simply propaganda. It’s causing people to be fearful and causing harm to countries who desperately need help. In some developing countries, the leaders refused food donations. Last year Zimbabwe and Tanzania, two African nations with starving people refused thousands of tons of perfectly nutritious food. The EU will not accept Genetically Modified food therefore starving nations are forced to reject food aid. Millions of people are starving because of GMO propaganda. Just two years…

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