Genetic Engineering Pros And Cons Essay

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Genetic engineering has been one of the most innovative applications resulting from great discoveries in genetics genetic engineering occurs when an organism's genes are directly manipulated by the use of biotechnology while very complicated to perform successfully this technique has become quite mainstream and the various controversies has guaranteed wide publicity whether one believes this practice is necessary and beneficial or to the contrary harmful it is something that definitely will not disappear in the years and decades to come genetic engineering has already made a significant footprint in many fields such as agriculture research medicine and industrial biotechnology Gmos are plant, animal, insect, bacterium or yeast that have undergone genetic modification or genetic engineering, meaning their genes have been mutated by altering, removing, or adding a gene from another organism the …show more content…

The percentage of Americans with three or more chronic illnesses jumped from 7% to 13% in just 9 years food allergies skyrocketed, and disorders such as autism, reproductive disorders, digestive problems, and others are on the rise. Although there is not sufficient research to confirm that GMOs are a contributing factor, doctors groups such as the AAEM tell us not to wait before we start protecting ourselves, and especially our children who are most at risk due to the lack or restrictions on GMOs these are all major disadvantages of GMOs for the consumer This is why I personally don’t agree with the use of GMOs and here’s why my family has never like artificial foods or GMO’s when I was young I was told that if I wanted to live a long happy life I needed to take care of my body eat healthy foods and get lots of rest and work out regularly and I still try to do this today GMO’s can cause cancer digestive problems reproductive problems and a whole lot of problems that we do not know of

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