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Genetically Engineered Foods

In terms of the quality of the food, there is no single way in which all genetically modified (GM) foods are different from all “regular” foods. GM foods can be modified in many different ways to...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2013 3:48 am UTC

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Genetically modified (GM) plants can be made resistant to disease through genetic engineering techniques. Basically, the scientists find genes that can help the plant combat a particular disease...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2013 2:45 am UTC

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The benefits of using genetically modified organisms (GMO) for food are generally economic (with some possible health and environmental benefits). The costs of using GMO crops and animals are (if...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2013 9:02 pm UTC

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Not all genetically modified organisms (GMO) that are used for food increase the food quality. Some GMOs are manipulated so as to be easier to grow. For example, genes may be inserted into plants...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2013 3:37 am UTC

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There are two main reasons for which many people oppose the creation of genetically modified organisms (GMO) and their use in food. First, there are people who oppose these kinds of plants for...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2012 9:15 pm UTC

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The advantages associated with genetically-modified foods start at the farm, where genetically-engineered seeds are more resistant to diseases that can decimate crops -- a particularly important...

Latest answer posted July 2, 2013 9:35 pm UTC

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The creation of genetically modified organisms (GMO) is a very controversial subject today. The main pro to the creation of these organisms is that they are economically very beneficial. The main...

Latest answer posted July 22, 2013 8:02 pm UTC

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There are at least two ways to look at this question. First, we can say that the existence of genetically modified organisms (GMO) as crops is significant because of its potential positive...

Latest answer posted January 17, 2013 12:41 am UTC

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First of all, please note that genetically modified organisms (GMO) are not banned in food in California. As this link will show, Californians rejected an initiative just this past November (of...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2013 12:41 am UTC

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The most important debate point on the safety of genetically-modified foods is the nature of the sources. Most of the anti-GM voices from from fringe groups and untested theories; many of them...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2012 8:36 pm UTC

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There are many arguments that can be made in favor of the use of genetically modified foods. These sorts of foods can be very beneficial (one can argue) to us in both economic and environmental...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2013 1:31 am UTC

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