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GMOs The World’s Worst Food
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WHAT ARE GMO’S? Genetically modified foods (GM foods or GMO foods) are foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Plants are modified in the laboratory to enhance desired traits such as increased resistance to herbicides or improved nutritional content.
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History of Monsanto First put on the market in 1996 US-based It is the world's largest conventional seed company. Currently being criticized for their:
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How is it done?
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CONTROVERSY Safety Issues Ecological Concerns Economic Concerns
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ADVANTAGES Pest resistance Herbicide tolerance Disease resistance
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DISADVANTAGES Environmental hazards Unintended harm to other organisms Reduced effectiveness of
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ECONOMIC CONCERN Lengthy and Costly Patent Enforcement
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Motives "There's nothing they are leaving untouched; the mustard, the okra, the bringe oil, the rice, the cauliflower. Once
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Unformatted text preview: they have established the norm: that seed can be owned as their property, royalties can be collected. We will depend on them for every seed we grow of every crop we grow. If they control seed, they control food, they know it - it's strategic. It's more powerful than bombs. It's more powerful Finances $10,502,000,000 net sales- significantly less than 2008 and 2009 Personal debt on the rise Monsanto currently failing financially: Climate Change Growing dislike of the compnany Regulations FDA does not require tests to determine safety FDA does not approve the safety of its engineering FDA only acknowledges that the developer of the food has asserted it as safe. Conclusion GMOs are BAD! America is the biggest producer No labeling wheres our choice? Time to stop producing GMOs...
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