Food Modification Research Paper

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Food Modification Dr. Art Dunham a veterinarian for farm animals believe that Genetically Modified foods are the leading cause of food borne illness outbreaks. For several years, he believed GM foods destroy animals’ and human’s health. In one of his studies, Art Dunham observed herds with manganese( element necessary for bone formation, absorption of calcium , and proper functioning of the thyroid gland) deficiency and dead calves with deformation in their bones. After a couple of tests on dead calves he found little or no manganese in their livers, He found that during the genetic modification when glyphosate bind to nutrients in plants they cause these plants to become manganese deficient making them vulnerable to diseases, then when animal …show more content…
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