What Are The Negative Effects Of Gm Foods

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Mark Lynas. A name that once opposed the existence of GM foods. But this name among millions have converted to genetically modified foods (Abbreviated G.M. Foods or G.M.O. for genetically modified organism). In the past Lynas has opposed GM foods and 15 years ago, even participated in vandalizing field trials in Britain. after writing two books on the the science of climate change he realized that he couldn’t oppose a scientific consensus on the issue of climate change while opposing the consensus on genetically modified foods. Lynas also talks of his travels to Nairobi, Kenya where he met Mohammed Rahman, an eggplant farmer. Rahman has been growing pest-resistant eggplants that were produced via genetic modification. A gene transferred from …show more content…
Chipotle has stated that it will no longer serve GM foods. The negative impact to the public 's view of GM foods has been enormous. Chipotle has made GM foods seem hazardous and since many of today 's youth dine at Chipotle, they will of course think that since Chipotle has stopped serving GM foods, there is something is wrong with perfectly good food. Chipotle was a great influence to those who go. Now thanks to Chipotle 's “scientific” beliefs even more posts GM foods. Rebecca Spencer, West Coast director at the Center for Food Safety, says, “Chipotles move is a very big deal. They 're setting an example for others that GMO free can be done.” It is a big deal. They are setting an example for the world because if a food establishment won’t serve something there must be something wrong with …show more content…
PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has claimed over the years of the immoral removing of horns for bulls and cows alike. The scientist answered back with hornless cows that don 't need to be de-horned. Gene tampering has been happening for centuries. Maybe not in a lab but on the fields of farmers. Farmers have been taking the desired traits in plants and animals alike and then bread them accordingly. Cows never gave so much milk before and the meat wasn 't always so tasty. Farmers have been using what 's called artificial selection to pick the traits that were sought after and more beneficial to humans. In the lab they do the same thing, except they can go several generations and make an organism that would have surpassed its precursors nutritional values

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