Gmos Argumentative Essay

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It’s a popular topic on the media that GMOs are bad for the human body. Well, little did the they know that ninety percent of corn grown in the US is genetically modified (Margie Kelly), and the body can 't even distinguish between GMOs and non-GMOs! There are people debating that GMOs are unhealthy, bad for the economy and even the environment.These people must be uneducated on this topic. Genetically modified crops improve our society because they allow farmers to yield a larger crop, improve the quality their crop, and lessen the negative environmental impacts of their crops. With superior positive environmental impact, quality and quantity of GM crops, why would anyone oppose them? The reason to support genetically modified crops is that they produce a superior amount of whatever they supply. Ian Murnaghan says that the increased production could be used to feed people in developing countries or overpopulated areas where enough food is not steadily available. The seeds of these plants may cost more, but the maintenance cost decreases significantly. Each type of seed was designed by bioengineers, who in a way “Copy and Pasted” the desired genes and traits, which is why they cost more. For example, they can alter the DNA of a plant to increase the rate of fruit production. Another way that they increase the production is to change the DNA to allow the plants to grow close to each other, which would would produce more from the same amount of land. Ian …show more content…

Genetically modified foods have been receiving a lot of unjustified hate from the media recently. This is unjustified because GM foods are superior for three main reasons; They produce far more food than un-altered crops, the negative environmental impact is decreased, and the overall quality of GM foods is increased. This should be far more than enough to debunk the myths of GM foods being bad. The consumer, being anyone from an industrial farmer to a small family, can rest assured buying, eating or growing

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