Gmos : Genetically Modified Organisms Essay

1660 Words Apr 15th, 2016 7 Pages
GMOs (or “genetically modified organisms”) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering, or GE. GMOs have been a problem in the world for many years. GMOs have been affecting the world since 1994 when they were first introduced in grocery stores. GMOs cause major problems for humans; there is no solution for GMOs because humans are unaware of the effects GMOs have. Humans are not worried about what harm GMOs have because there are articles stating that scientist proved that GMOs are harmless. Although some researchers have concluded that GMOs cannot affect humans, but there is much stronger evidence to the contrary that GMOs can affect humans such as increasing the risk of diseases, GMOs also interfere with the human body, and GMOs overall not needed for human living. GMOs spread to humans from food, scientist inject animals with different chemicals so the animals can grow bigger which would produce more food. Scientists will also inject fruit so it will look bigger and better than fruit that is grown naturally. An example would be injecting a dairy cow with a chemical so it can produce more milk. This all seems like a great idea but GMOs have the potential to cause an increase of getting a disease for humans. There have been plenty of occasions where people would get sick from consuming a GMO. There is also proof of genetically modified food causing a new diseases that has never been seen…

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