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Unbelievable Truth Of Gm Food

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Unbelievable truth of GM food

To begin with we will provide a brief background on the GM food. Elders always told to me that do not eat GM food since I was a child. Those words are deeply buried in my memory for long time. What is GM food? Do GM food really bad to us? Actually, the full name of GM foods is “Genetically modified foods”. It is a kind of foods produced from organisms that have had specific changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering. (Genetically modified food) It means that GM food is plants and animals have parts of their DNA from other creature. The genetic engineering of animals and plants is becoming one of the greatest and most complex environmental challenges of the 21st Century. With the development of genetic technology, GM foods are getting more and more common in our daily life. Lots of countries allow producing genetic plants and foods since genetic engineering has been developed especially United States. According to research, currently, up to 93% of U.S. corn is genetically engineered (GE), as are 94% of soybeans and 96% of cotton (cottonseed oil is often used in food products), (Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops in the U.S) which means more than half foods on supermarket shelves, from soda to soup, crackers to condiments, may contain genetically engineered ingredients. GM foods are so close to us that people have to quest the safety of genetic food. Does eat GM food safety to human beings or not? There is
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