Genetically Modified Foods Are A Problem Essay

1679 Words Feb 10th, 2015 7 Pages
Monique Chavez
Professor Wenzell
English 100
11 February 2015
Paper #1
Genetically Modified Foods Are a Problem In the past couple of years Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) have been taking over America at an increasing and alarming rate. Over the past few years many Americans, including myself, have been concerned about GMO foods and if it’s safe for people to consume. With this in mind, more than sixty other countries ban or require GMO labeling on their food products. GMO products, such as tomatoes can last longer on display without rotting as well as other vegetables. Americans are concerned with GMO food products along with the health issues related to them. This is why so many people are buying organic products. American consumers are wanting labeling on GMO products so that they know what they are buying and where the products are coming from. GMO foods and products are a problem and are related to many health issues; that is why Americans believe GMO products should be labeled, use non toxic pesticides, and be banned, or if that is not possible, then labeled. GMO food products should at least be labeled in the United States (US) because Americans demand to know what is in their food. Over the past few years many Americans have been wanting labels on all GMO products so they can understand what is in their food, where it comes from, and what the animal fed on. Sixty-four other countries enforce labeling for GMO products, although, the Food & Drug Administration…

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