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Cameron Barth 3/5/2008 Che 101 Essay #3 As of lately it seems very little hasn’t been effect by man and or technology in some way shape or form and the way we go about growing our food is no acceptation. Although, many Americans don’t realize it there is a huge debate going on to determine whether or not genetically engineered foods should be aloud to be produced for wholesale. Few realize just how potentially harmful some of these genetically engineered foods can be for our bodies. Yes, it’s true that these genetically engineered crops can produce larger total crop yields and larger products, but will the sacrifice to our bodies really be worth the extra gain in size and total number. Genetically engineered crops have the potential to create a great deal more food at a much cheaper cost, but if the proper tests are not run on these crops before they are placed in the
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Unformatted text preview: market, what is the point? According to reports, back in 1992 the FDA did little or nothing to regulate the production and sale of genetically engineered foods. This is a major problem considering studies have shown GE foods to cause, organ damage, thickening of the small intestine, and poor brain development. It wasn’t until 2000 that the U.S congress finally began to pass bill to require testing of these GE goods before they can be sold in stores. I personally am a large supporter of organic foods. However, these can be quite pricey at times and hard for some people to afford, but if the FDA and other organizations can be absolutely positive about the safety of these GE foods. I feel they could be a huge help to the U.S. and the rest of the world. Providing greater overall crop yield as well as, larger more healthy fruits, vegetables, and live stock....
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