Essay Labeling Of The Food Industry

801 Words Dec 9th, 2015 4 Pages
The food industry was created with the intention of helping to sustain people around the world. Farmers are tasked with growing crops and raising livestock to provide the general public with food. However what was believed to be something pure in nature was tampered with by the hand of science. From injecting growth hormones into animals and genetically engineering vegetables and fruits to produce their own pesticide. The safety and purity of our food are in question because of this. It is because of this people have been demanding the right for these genetically modified be labeled so the choice can be made to but these products. However, these major companies are reluctant to label the GM food in many areas of the United States and even the world. It is time people look for a new option. To avoid as much of these modified produce items as possible, communities should have gardens to offer citizen an organic, GMO-free option. Many people already are making the choice to go organic and avoid as many GMO based products because of the possible health risks. It is common knowledge that the chemicals used to kill insects are hardly safe for humans to breath let alone consume. As stated in The Problem with Pesticide, " Pesticides have been linked to a wide range of human health hazards, ranging from short-term impacts such as headaches and nausea to chronic impacts like cancer, reproductive harm, and endocrine disruption." ( The Problem with Pesticide). While the intended…

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