Gmo Labeling As The Choice Debate Topic Essay

1285 WordsSep 9, 20166 Pages
Title: GMOs and why you need to know Purpose: To convince peers to vote for GMO and GMO labeling as the choice debate topic. Thesis: With the impending push for more widely available genetically modified or engineered organisms (GMOs), and the recent re-regulation of the labeling of such products, GMOs are an important topic worthy of class debate. Introduction Attention material: Featherless chickens, web-spinning goats, and glow-in-the-dark kittens; these organisms all have a common factor, and it’s not science fiction. These animals are all a product of genetic modification. By definition genetically modified organisms are organisms whose genome has been engineered in a laboratory to favor the expressions of desired traits, or the production of a desired biological product. (Diaz) The same processes used to give these animals their superpowers are used to modify everyday fruits and vegetables at your local grocery store. Thesis: With the impending push for more available GMOs, and the recent right re-regulation on the labeling of such products, GMOs are an important topic worthy of class debate. Preview: It is important for us to take an interest in GMOs as a debate topic as it directly pertains to each and every one of us. Both the arguments for and against the labeling of GMOs have valid and reasonable concerns, and by educating ourselves more on both sides, when faced with the legislature on the subject, we can make educated decisions. Body (Transition: We
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