The American Academy Of Environmental Medicine Essay

1930 WordsOct 9, 20168 Pages
I found the reference for the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) through another source I was using. The website of this organization defines their mission as promoting health for every individual and to serve the public in educating them about the interactions between humans and their environment. Each physician at AAEM have either earned an MD or DO and specialize in environmental medicine. The work they have done in regards to GMO food’s is beyond anything I could have done myself. They have the funding, the knowledge, and the care to find out the effects of genetically engineered foods within the environment and the human body. I plan to use the research from this group to show that there is enough evidence to show probable harm may occur among humans when consuming GMO foods. Cummins, Ronnie. “Genetically Engineered Food Is Dangerous.” Genetic Engineering, Edited by James D. Torr, Greenhaven Press, 2001, pp. 109-118. This is an article that capitalizes on the unpredictable nature of the genetic engineering of foods as well as the dangers to the environment when growing these genetically engineered foods. The research behind both Dr. Arpad Pusztai, a biochemist, and Dr. Michael Antoniou, a molecular scientist, offer the insight behind the unexacting science that is the bioengineering of food. Another concern shared in this article is the residual effect on our environment when we use GMO foods designed to either be weed or pest resistant. I contend that
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