Unformatted text preview: Lesson 6 Assignment 1 The debate over the agricultural biotechnology and the development of genetically modified foods remain controversial. The topic is divided into two groups. There’s the side that strongly advocates GMOs as a solution to the global food shortage; then, there’s another side of the issue that opposes GMOs as being detrimental on the environment, human health, and the economy. Although the two opposing arguments both have a reasonable argument supporting each side, I am more inclined towards the side opposing the widespread use of GMOs because I believe that the current use of agricultural biotechnology for the production of GMO crops does more harm than good to our society. As previously mentioned, supporters for GMOs argue that the current agricultural biotechnology may be helpful for providing additional food sources for countries in hunger. It is true that the biotechnologically produced genetically modified foods are lucrative sources of sustenance because they...
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- Summer '07
- Nutrition, Genetically modified organism, genetically modified