Arguments Of Proponents And Opponents Of The Safe And Accurate Food Labeling Act

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After presenting the arguments of proponents and opponents of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act. This paper will now analyze each issue to determine the strengths and weakness of each side’s argument. One argument that proponents make about genetically modified food is that they are no different than natural foods. An argument that opponents make is that genetically modified organisms have not been tested enough because they are fairly new and some scientist truly don’t have an understanding of how it will affect humans bodies differently than natural foods. Proponents argue that genetically engineered foods have no needs for labeling; it would lead to consumer confusion. Opponents argue that consumers have the right to know what is in the foods they are eating and supporting. Analysis and evaluation of proponent 's evidence The analysis and evaluation the proponent’s use for of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act come from many scientific organizations and governmental organizations. Proponents believe that it is more important to try to feed the world, and solve world hunger than it is to worry about labeling genetically engineered foods. Since their argument is about how genetically engineered foods should not have a labeling requirement due to the fact these foods are no different it would essentially cause more confusion to the public. Some studies conducted by the companies producing the biotech crops like Monsanto, did not show any negative effects on mice

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