Are Gmos Safe Or Not? Essay

768 Words Oct 27th, 2015 4 Pages
Are GMOs Safe “They Say”
When it comes to the topic of the safety of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) most of us will readily agree that it is a highly debatable, and controversial topic. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is the question of whether GMOs are safe or not based on numerous scientific studies. Whereas some are convinced that GMOs are health threatening for us humans and pose an environmental danger, others maintain the idea that the usage of GMOs is harmless and can beneficial. In my own opinion regarding to Genetically Modified Organism, I believe that Genetically Modified organisms are safe, considering that there has not been a credible study proving otherwise.
Generally, when most people think about GMOs they tend think negatively the reason why is, because of the lack of knowledge we as consumers have about GMOs. Genetically Modified organisms are organisms whose DNA has been altered by taking he desirable traits from one organism and adding them to another it is done by Biotechnology. Altering the DNA of organism to another is safe as well as fascinating, it opens doors for new organisms to be created. According to biotechnology expert Dr. Josh Arnold, Ph.D., “In the U.S, GM food products must be rigorously tested before they can be sold, for more so than conventionally breed crops.” (Arnold) Basically, Dr. Josh Arnold, Ph.D. is saying that they just don’t make new products and they automatically become available to anyone. The testing…

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