Essay about General Idea Of Gm Foods

811 Words Feb 19th, 2016 4 Pages
GM foods are foods that derived from organisms whose genetic material (DNA) has been modified in a way that does not occur naturally, e.g. through the introduction of a gene from a different organism. (“Food, Genetically modified” 1) You may not familiar with it because it is a new technology and not yet wildly promoted. People’s views on GM foods are controversial. Some of them think GM foods are harmful, but some does not. Therefore, I plan to conduct a research on genetically modified (GM) foods and find out whether GM foods should be promoted. In the research paper, I will talk about the production, regulations of GM food and the effects of producing them. People who do not know much about science may find it difficult to understand how GM foods are produced. Also, people who have no idea on this issue may find it hard to understand. Hence, before talking the effects of GM foods, I would start introducing the general idea of GM food. I will use more concrete examples and metaphor, so that my audience can understand the idea easily. The first time I heard of GM food is when I was in high school. I learned the topic of GM food in my Liberal Studies class. As it was not a science, we did not focus much on how the GM foods are produced. The teacher generally introduced GM foods and talked about the effects of them, such as they can produce higher crop yields, which helps by feeding more people in developing countries, and reduce the needs for pesticides and…

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