The Pros And Cons Of Labeling Organic Food

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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 …show more content…
This food is already opposed on nearly every level as is, but hiding the fact that something has been modified won 't increase their chances of being bought. While GM foods aren 't being labeled the organic ones are. People would just assume that those unlabeled foods are GMO and avoid them when only one small aspect is modified. Weighing this with the price of organic food, the choice to have a community garden would be the smartest option. Having GMO foods labeled would only allow for people to make a more educated purchase. As consumer people only wish to know what they are consuming, depriving the of that would only cause more issues. Since people would know what was in the food grown in the community garden they would be more likely to eat something grown there. It is simply the fact that GM foods are products of the unknown that make them less

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