Genetically And Genetically Modified Organisms Essay

1098 Words Jan 15th, 2016 5 Pages
Have you ever thought about if you are eating a food that has been genetically modified? I can guarantee you eat a few food that have been genetically modified about every day. You may not know what a GMO organism is well let me explain. A genetically modified organism, or GMO, is an organism that has had its DNA altered or modified in some way through genetic engineering. On average, people eat an estimated 193 pounds of genetically engineered food during a 12-month period. That is 193 pounds that you may not know what you are even all you know is that it 's tasting very good and you are hungry enough to not know if you are eating a food that has been genetically modified or not.
I think that all GMO foods should definitely be labeled in the US. Some people in the US are very biased and wanna know what they are eating at all times if it 's not labeled then how would they know. They also may get very mad because they don 't know what they are eating and in a different perspective way that is like not telling the whole truth about it. They put it in the food so shouldn 't the person eating it have a right to know what they are eating? This is one of the main reason I think that GMOs should be labeled they make them modified so that they are cheaper, better, and they get more out of the product that they grow or produce.
There is no reason to divide America into two groups. One group that watches out for GMOs and is very aware of them vs. a group that doesn 't care what they…

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