The Problem Of Genetically Modified Crops

1805 Words May 4th, 2015 8 Pages
It’s well known since 1994, genetically modified crops were introduced to U.S. markets. At first, scientists thought GMOs will create revolutionary remarks. GM crops are genetically fixed to be resistant against pests, disease or harsh weather conditions. They may sound like one of the greatest inventions. However, don’t let all the alleviating word deceive you. There has been several researches showing negative impacts that GMOs are capable of potentially. They are significant that majority of people think. Moreover, the reason that people don’t hear negative things about GMOs is that they are rather smaller scale researchers and government suppresses them. However, on the other hand, GMOs could be our key to resolve universal conflicts such as food shortages or hunger in third world countries. This continuing debate over GMOs once and for all. It is fact that U.S.’s crop yield tripled over a half century. There’s been study that global population is increasing exponentially each year. Provinces for growing population increases every day. However, farmland decreases. The author emphasizes significance of GMO products by stating. “The number of people fed by a single U.S. farmer has grown from 19 to 129. Despite this stunning advance, intractable health and nutrition problems remain. The world 's population continues to grow even as available farmland shrinks” (Bond). The conflicts of the food shortages and health problem still prevails due to the fact that our population…
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