Pros And Cons: Why Are Genetically Modified Food?

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While genetically modified organisms have been around since the 90 's, they are still a highly debated topic all the way into 2016. The use of many GMOs create a hot bed of debate, but the pros of GMOs far outweigh the cons. The struggle for the population control and world hunger are evident and also uncontrollable, as we approach 9 billion people it is eminent that we will run out of needed resources such as food, gas, and space. What if I told you that the issue of food could be easily solved with GMOs, are you willing to take the risks of a few to feed millions?

For every nine people in the world, one is going undernourished. Another statistic gathered from the WFP (World Food Program) is that 795 million people go starving. In America, we are often times blind to the hunger that is present in developing countries, and even some developed countries. Thus the issue of world hunger can easily be ignored, but let me ask you this; who are we to hold back important bio-engineering advances from those who go starving, simply because I choose not to
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Is this natures way of saying that we shouldn 't be doing this? Or is it only one simple downfall to the many pros? Unfortunately, there isn 't much research to back nor defeat GMO 's, which raises another question. Do we really know what were handling? The genetic code and DNA sequencing of an organism is very gentle and delicate, one base off and situations such as Cystic Fibrosis occurs. Yet, we 're able to handle it carefully and with enough care to create apples that will never bruise, or tomatoes that will never freeze. The wisdom of the genetic research is safe in certain hands, and unsafe in the hands of those who plan to do

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