Genetically Modified Organisms : An American Agricultural Corporation And The World 's Largest Producer Of Genetically

991 Words Oct 14th, 2014 4 Pages
Most people hate having to eat healthy vegetables because they complain that they taste bad. But, Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Organisms, vegetables, fruits, boxed meals, and animal products make everything taste better than ever. Monsanto is an American agricultural corporation and the world’s largest producer of genetically modified seeds, which have caused much concern because most people would consider their food unhealthy and toxic. Corn is a staple food used in many ways throughout the food industry. Growing it takes time, money, and lots of pesticides to protect the crops from bugs, vermin, and fungus. Pesticides made from big biotech companies are harmful for humans, animals, and the environment. Because bugs usually affect crops, Monsanto developed genetically modified seeds that would resist their weed killer Roundup. It offered farmers a convenient way to spray their fields with their weed killer without affecting the crops. GM scientists are putting the pesticides right inside the crops, killing the vermin on the spot. The plant produces a toxin from the newly inserted bacteria, which destroy insects. There have been many outbreaks of protest against this method of growing crops because the company has no testing results to prove that these chemicals being inserted into the food are safe. Just recently, there have been confirmed health issues to the people of Molokai, Hawaii. Monsanto has taken over 2,000 acres of land to grow the corn crop. When the…

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