Effects Of Legalization Of GMO Labeling
07 April 2016
How does Legalization of GMO labeling affect the economy?
GMO production has led to many benefits within the economy, but lately it seems like the daily GMO consumption has become alarming in large populations. The economy has been mandating for facts about their daily eats of genetically modified foods, being denied by the government time after time. The lack of GMO labeling has made a controversy within the economy. It has come to the point where the government will not change its debate with keeping GMOs hidden. Enforcing their debate, the government has told the economy that legalization of genetically modified food labeling could lead to a rise in prices, consumer health, and …show more content…
economy: corn and soy. GMOs stand for “Genetically Modified Organisms”, whose DNA has been altered through genetic engineering creating produce that does not occur naturally. Because they are an abnormal produce, many have come to believe the evidence of health problems that occur with GMO consumption. The Legislation, passed a bill called 275-150 or “The People’s Right To Know Genetically Engineered Food Act” (Huff)., which would enable states to specify the presence of genetically modified organisms. Large food companies continue saying that genetically modified foods are safe and that if labels were mandatory, they would be misleading and confusing towards consumers. “Nearly 90 percent of Americans want mandatory labeling on genetically modified foods.” (“Consumer Reports...”). The report shows that many consumers are in support of GMO labeling, so why is the government still banning this …show more content…
Having labeled GMO products will increase the health benefits of the economy, since it is still unknown exactly how these genetically modified products act on humans, though with the information contained from experimental animals it is true that these genetically modified foods have a negative affect in a human body. A rise in price would particularly not be considered, for there would still be a few people within the economy that have little facts about what genetically modified foods actually are or certain people would just not consider genetically modified foods as harmful that both organic and GMO foods would still be bought equally. Though with the large amounts of negative affects on the environment due to toxin obstructions on GMO foods, this should be avoided due to its harm and cause of endangered species. GMO plants have been altered in the cycles they generally proceed through that it has caused nectars, water sources, and air to become problems within our