Genetically Modified Foods Research Paper

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GM foods are foods that derived from organisms whose genetic material (DNA) has been modified in a way that does not occur naturally, e.g. through the introduction of a gene from a different organism. (“Food, Genetically modified” 1) You may not familiar with it because it is a new technology and not yet wildly promoted. People’s views on GM foods are controversial. Some of them think GM foods are harmful, but some does not. Therefore, I plan to conduct a research on genetically modified (GM) foods and find out whether GM foods should be promoted. In the research paper, I will talk about the production, regulations of GM food and the effects of producing them. People who do not know much about science may find it difficult to understand how GM foods are produced. Also, people who have no idea on this issue may find it hard to understand. Hence, before talking the effects of GM foods, I would start introducing the general idea of GM food. I will use more concrete examples and metaphor, so that my audience can understand the idea easily. The first time I heard of GM food is when I was in high school. I learned the topic of GM food in my Liberal Studies class. As it …show more content…
What is GM food? How foods are genetically modified? What are the effects of the GM foods? What are the views of different stakeholders on GM foods? Should GM foods be promoted? What are the regulations of GM food in the United States? Based on the meaning of the words, GM food means the food that is genetically modified. They can increase crop yield, so that people in the developed countries can have enough foods. Also we do not need to use pesticides. However, once people plant GM foods on the land, the land cannot be used to plant normal crops. I believe that people who care about food safety and vegetarians against GM food. Businessmen may support it because they can earn more by selling GM foods and

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