The Health Impacts Of Eating Foods

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Humans have long since possessed the tools for crafting a better world. Where love, compassion, altruism and justice have failed, genetic manipulation will not succeed. Gina Maranto, Quest for Perfection.
Genetic modification (GM) uses the method of genetic engineering, to manually add new DNA to an organism. With genetic modification one or more new traits are added to the organism that is not present. This modification is either advantageous to the producer or consumer. Food is genetically modified to give or take specific characteristics and traits. It has been proven by a number of scientists that eating genetically modified foods are safe. However this can be contradicted by studies conducted by other scientists and researchers. A great number of research conducted regarding the safety of GM foods have shown the serious impact GM foods have on people. Not only do they create allergies in children and adults there are unknown effects to human health. This essay with draw on, the health impacts of eating GM foods as well as the technology and companies used for genetic modification, how a tomato is modified, the benefits of modification in other countries and patenting genes and its consequences. The human consumption of GM foods is considered unsafe by many. (Whitman, D. B., 2000).

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