Why Should Gm Food Be Banned

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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 …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 …show more content…
I want to know more effects of how GM foods affect human’s health. I will find more information on the website, science magazine and books. Also, I want to know how people view the issue, like who will support or against it. I want to know the regulations of GM foods the United States. Hence, I will go to the government website, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for more information. I think people who care food safety and scientists will be interested in this issue. As I have said before, people who care about food safety and vegetarian may against GM food; businessmen support it. The positions of scientists vary because they have different views on the harm of GM foods. When I find resources, I will aware the background of authors and not to use biased information. All in all, we all care about our health; we want to eat healthily. I believe that understanding more on GM foods can help us to choose healthy foods. I cannot wait to conduct a research on GM foods and discover this new

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