English Composition 2
Sept 1, 2010
ENGL107-1004A-29 English Composition II
Unit 2 Individual Project
1 http://www.organicfoodinfo.net/ (Supporting organic farming and foods)
2 http://afsic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=2&tax_level=1&tax_subject=296 (USDA organic website)
3 http://www.organic.org/education (Supporting organic)
Evaluate sources: 1. The advantages of organic food, you are what you eat: An article about organic food and diseases in non-organic food 2. Organic production: The definition, USDA programs, Standards and Certifications 3. 10 reasons to support organic in the 21st century: …show more content…
GMO stands for genetically modified organism. The general molecular genetics techniques are used to create and experiment with slicing and dicing DNA into whatever is chosen. The method is commonly used for creating pharmaceutical drugs, agriculture and experiencing with medicines. Glofish, a genetically modified organism, was created using ordinary zebra fish embryo inserted with jellyfish DNA. The fish normally black with white strips now is a fluorescent bright color. B. Another very popular chemical used for the last decade in non-organic food, rBGH recombinant bovine growth hormone), also known as rBST (recombinant bovine somatotropin). This harmful chemical is used as growth hormones to incite cows for dairy products such as yogurt, milk and cheese. The Food and Drug Administration chooses not to disclose the labeling of this chemical on your products. Cows that are given this product have a fifty percent increase of develop leg and hoof problems; one quarter of them develop mastitis, and most often have animal reproductive problems. C. Dairy farmers are now treating cows that have mastitis with antibiotics that end up in your milk and residue may lead to serious allergies. Over time, the exposure to such antibiotics causes the body to build resistance and causes further issues such as breast, prostate and colon …show more content…
This means that when you purchase organic food with the official sticker on the front, you are buying REAL quality food. Your chicken taste like real chicken and doesn’t have additives what so ever. C. Non-organic food is artificially, chemically, synthetically and genetically produced, so most nutrients aren’t present.
Organic facts----Louise, Virginia. “The advantages of organic food, you are what you eat” Retrieved from http://www.organicfoodinfo.net/ (2010)
Bhopal disaster ---"Industrial Disaster Still Haunts India – South and Central Asia – msnbc.com". http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34247132/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/page/2/. Retrieved December 3, 2009.
Pesticides---- Lorenz, Eric S. “Potential Health Effects of Pesticides.” Ag Communications and Marketing (2009)
Puberty—Melanie. “Girls Hitting Puberty Earlier”. Parenting.com. (August 10,2010) http://www.parenting.com/new/blogs/show-and-tell/melanie-parentingcom/study-girls-hitting-puberty-earlier
GMO-- Fernandez-Cornejo, Gorge. “Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops in the U.S”. USDA Ecomimic Research Service(July 1, 2009) http://www.webcitation.org/5k2duJR3s rBGH--- Unknown author, The Center for Food Safety