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    Genetically modified foods are a cheap and efficient way for scientists and farmers to create food. The overall prices of genetically modified foods are normally cheaper than normally grown crops. With this being said people believe GMO 's are a no brainer. Genetic engineering is the process of artificially modifying genes by cutting and splicing DNA. These crops will be injected with certain genes so that plants can be grown without green houses to emit their toxic gases and with less chemical weed killers. Genetic engineering will eliminate the man hours that farmers put into growing crops. GMO 's can be bigger, healthier, and taste better than normal crops. Scientist will not be able to prevent genetically modified plant from breeding with…

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    Genetically modified food Nobody knows that how big the market of genetically modified foods will be in the future. Nobody knows that how serious the final effect of genetically modified foods will be. Nobody knows that how to deal with the damage for humans、animals and environment that caused by genetically modified foods. Despite all these, officials have long been aware of the problems in planting or eating genetically modified foods, according to news reports. In some cases, the most…

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    What is Genetically Modified Food? Genetically modified (GM) foods are defined as "foods 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" (WHO, 2015). Genetic engineering (also called modern biotechnology or gene technology) performs this modification. The specific genes selected from one organism are transferred to another within different species such as animals,…

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    Foods produced without GMOs are looked at as healthier and safer. While that may not hold true, more and more Americans are believing it. The world is rapidly changing, so it makes sense that technology and agriculture will change with it. GMOs can be used as stockpile food for largely growing populations, especially those in poverty. In the first half of this century alone, global demand for food is expected to grow by about 70 percent (Bones, 2011). The MIT technology review shows that for…

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    Im going against genetically modified foods because you never know what can happen to your body. When food is genetically modified, its genes are changed by scientists to produce new traits that farmers and consumers want from their food. For example, with genetic modification, a plant that is eaten by a certain type of insect could be changed in such a way that it tastes bad or is even dangerous to that insect. With genetic engineering, food items can become more resistant to disease and pests,…

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    earth by 2050. Even now with over 7 billion mouths to feed the food industry is struggling and is constantly being put under immense pressure to produce enough food to feed us and the issue is only exacerbating as the population continues to increase in size. - What is the solution/possible solutions? However, there is a resolution to fix the problem. The most current effective and efficient solution to this dilemma is Genetically Modified Food (GE). Genetically modified organisms is the…

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    Genetically modified foods, or GMOs, are foods whose DNA has been altered through genetic engineering. The goal of genetic engineering is to add DNA into an organism manually which will lead to new traits that weren’t in the original organism. This engineering can be done in either animals, bacteria, plants, or any type of organism and is performed to bring forth new traits along with having a better control over the traits. Genetic engineering is different from traditional breeding. Trait…

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    The issue of Genetically Modified Foods is a prominent topic. GMO’s are found in products that we consume often, have no effects and are better for the environment. “We have so many products (approximately 60-70%) lining the shelves of grocery stores that contain at least one genetically engineered ingredient: corn, strawberries, tomatoes, lettuce, soybean, canola oil, and potatoes” (Victorine). GMOs are tested for safety and allergen potential before they go to market. In addition,…

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    The Impacts of Modified Foods Genetically modified foods have an impact on everyone including animals. Anyone that is concerned with genetically modified foods shouldn’t worry. It mostly impacts humans in both good and bad ways, but mostly in a positive way. Many may agree that genetically modified foods are bad for anyone who eats it. Some will argue that we shouldn’t tamper with the organism, but we’ve been modifying organisms since the beginning of time. Genetically modified foods are good…

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    Fake Food… to Eat or Not to Eat Throughout the world, foods are being genetically modified to improve production, lower price, and make the food more resistant to insects ( Agadoni). However, along with the use of genetically engineered crops follows controversy. Genetically modified foods, or GM’s, have a big support group but also an equally as big opposition. The use of genetically modified foods in the global supply should be limited to need based situations and only after more than…

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