Genetically Modified Foods And Its Impact On The Agricultural Industry Worldwide

1639 WordsApr 20, 20167 Pages
Norman Borlaug once said, “Man 's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.” Throughout the history of mankind, the global food supply has become a battleground for politicians, scientists, and farmers. Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, have been in the spotlight throughout much of the last four decades, offering a viable solution to world hunger issues. It is through genetic engineering that scientists can achieve the creation of genetically modified crops, creating new crop varieties designed to yield more products with less inputs. Genetically modified foods offer numerous benefits, such as boosting our economy, eradicating hunger and malnutrition, and also provide a safe food source for a growing population. Genetically modified foods are economically viable, able to help ease world hunger issues and are in fact safe to eat. Genetically modified foods have a major positive economic impact on the agricultural industry worldwide. The Monsanto Corporation is a United States based agricultural biotechnology corporation, and one of the world’s leading producers of genetically modified seeds and crops. The Monsanto Corporation is also a global leader in scientific research, development and also studies assessing the economic impacts of genetically modified foods designed for human consumption. “Agri-businesses are seeing greater profits due to the increase

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