Human Awareness Essay - Human Awareness Essay Should...

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Human Awareness Essay Should genetically engineered food be grown and sold in South Australia? Recently more and more foods that we buy from the supermarket are involved in the manipulation of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) also known as genetic engineering or gene technology. but should genetic engineered food be sold to us the consumers even if we don’t know that it has been altered? Like every issue genetic engineering has its good points and it’s bad points. It is good for financial reasons, it would create more jobs, it could create better quality foods for lower prices and help solve world hunger but in the long run it could turn out a disaster, causing pollution, killing crops, animals or even us, is it such a good idea to play with gods creations? Only you could decide. A lot of scientists believe that genetic engineering is a revolutionary brake through. With the use of gene technology it is possible to create a ‘perfect’ organism. Useful characteristics can be transferred from one species to another, this includes animals with plants and vice a versa. As a result it is possible to make foods with high resistance to whether, temperature, pesticides, etc. therefore crop quality and amount grown would increase. Another area of genetic technology involves inserting genes
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course ENGLISH 1301 taught by Professor Hunter during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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