Unformatted text preview: genetically engineered beans were mixed with non contaminated genes. Once the incident was realized, 500,000 bushels of previously safe beans had to be destroyed. Another incident in 2002 was when 600 food products that had corn in them were recalled due to contamination. The corn was supposed to go to animal feed, but in the transportation it contaminated the other corn. The arguments against the claim are that producing the drugs could be much less expensive and be able to produce large quantities. The evidence in the article against the major claim is even the US government is now testing with GE plants. Biopharming could also eradicate any animal exposure, such as “mad cow disease.” The article should be accepted because the author used a lot of evidence to support his claim. He stated the benefits of GE plants, but outweighed the benefits with the risks. The writer had many scientist’s opinions and factual numbers backing up his claim....
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- Spring '08
- English-language films, Writer, Fodder, Non-food crop