An Introduction To Agriculture, Genetically Modified Crops

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An Innovation to Agriculture, Genetically Modified Crops Most of the produce that are being sold in grocery stores are genetically modified; they make up about seventy to eighty percent of the produce individuals consume. These genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are “safe and nutritious as conventional crops”; however, there are many misconceptions about them (Manila Bulletin). Many people believe that the creation of the GMOs pose a threat to the wellbeing of individuals; though, GMOs are clinically proven to be highly nutritious, and are approved by the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA. In addition, these crops have been modified to be resistant to pests, and are able to sustain its health in various climates, making harvesting crops convenient. With this in mind, crops can be harvested all across the world and will eventually solve Earth’s major issue, world hunger. These harmless, pest resistant, modified crops not only benefit society, but also the modernized farmers. The genetically modified crops increase the yield in crops, saving money on resources and increasing profit. There are many controversy about genetically modified crops; however, these crops are proven to be beneficial and are necessary to our society. A common misconception regarding genetically modified crops is that it is not safe for humans to digest and can be life threatening. Those who are skeptics about this scientific breakthrough are usually misinformed, or have bias against GMOs. For
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