Cummins Ronnie Genetically Engineered Food Is Dangerous Genetic Engineering

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Cummins, Ronnie. “Genetically Engineered Food Is Dangerous.” Genetic Engineering:
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Lindenschmidt 2 Opposing Viewpoints, by James D. Torr, Greenhaven Press, 20041. This article from Opposing Viewpoints is written by Ronnie Cummins, a credible author and activist. As well as being the director of the Organic Consumers Association, he also has started movements about the harmful effects of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The article discusses how GMOs affect our health, our environment and the economy. On page 111 he declares, “60 million acres have already been genetically engineered and 500,000 cows have been injected with hormones” In contrast, people have become more conscious of their health so organic alternatives have also began to compete with the genetically modified ones. Although it is an older book, the general concepts and ideas about the use of GMOs are still prevalent. Even with a strong bias against GMOs, his argument is still valid because it is not based on opinions. " Genetically Modified Food." Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection, Gale, 2018. Opposing Viewpoints in Context, 37305&sid=OVIC&xid=e8a4278e. Accessed 9 Jan. 2019. This article was found on, Gale, a well respected reliable research database. Supported by librarians and teachers alike, this site has been helping people learn and explore for over 60 years. This article describes what a GMO is and how they are used in our everyday life. It mentions that “In 2009, clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)” made genetic engineering more efficient and cost less. This process involves the transfer of DNA from
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