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Why Should We Ban Gmos

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Food is crucial to every human being alive. It has become a necessity for every human being. The nutrients and vitamins that we obtain derives from the food that we consume. In fact, it is so crucial that without it, one can simply die in a matter of three weeks at most. It has been scientifically proven that is necessary in order to prolong one’s lifetime. But what if the food being eaten came from virus-infected plants? Or what if there was a corn drought? It could potentially cause a malicious pandemic. The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) help reduce the risk that could arise from certain crops. But is the consumption of genetically modified food acceptable within the Catholic Church? With unleavened bread and pure grape wine being eaten and drunk during the Eucharistic event of Mass, and even the sacrifice of sheep during many different offerings throughout the Bible, it seems as if food should be eaten at it’s most purest and organic form. Food should be eaten in it’s purest and most organic form because of the health, environmental, and the moral issues that result from GMOs. It may seem as if organic vegetables and even fruit won’t harm the human body, but in actuality, it does. Many plants contain toxins that are harmful to humans. Then why do humans eat them? Although the toxins are harmful to humans, humans…show more content…
This gift of grace is abused when we consume food that is harmful to us. But when we eat healthy food, that same food provides us with nourishment (Bishop). This is the true definition of food according to the Catholic Church. In the Bible it says, “God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day” (American Standard Bible, Gen. 1.31). God said it Himself, “...it was very good”. That nothing else could make it better than what it is. There is no need for any alterations of this
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