Lab Report 5

Lab Report 5 - Melanie Larson BIOL 101 GL Kiran Sapkota...

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Melanie Larson BIOL 101 GL Kiran Sapkota February 19, 2010 Genetically Modified Organisms Introduction Genetically modified organisms are organisms that have been adjusted with the help of genetic engineering. This involves the process of eliminating genes from “organism A”, then transferring beneficial genes from “organism B” and altering them into the gene sequence of “organism A”. According to BHC (2008) the foods that can be genetically modified and produced are products derived from corn, soybeans, potatoes and canola. Though a lot of foods may be undergoing genetic engineering, they cannot be put on the shelves yet because they promote certain risks. Some of the concerns are caused because, in the process of genetic engineering of foods, they are modified with proteins which can cause un-labeled allergic reactions to the buyer. The list of concerns develops on and on even further into ethical and social issues. White rice is a custom to many cultures because of the history behind it. Many people live off of rice alone, but it lacks
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