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    Reaction Paper 1 Are Genetically Modified Food Safe to Eat? In the United States 75% of the grocery stores shelves are full of food products containing one or more genetically modified ingredients. Genetic modification is the technology that allows genetic food to be created. This technology allows specific genes to insert or change in living organisms. The specific organism in which being tested can be also named genetically modified‚ transgenic‚ or genetically engineered. With these tests

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    Outline Genetically Modified Foods Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about genetically modified foods in Canada. INTRODUCTION Did you know that most of the food and fibre that we consume on a daily basis is in some way genetically modified? Are we really getting the nutritional value that is promised to us on the labels of these foods? The percentage of our daily consumption that is modified seems incredibly high‚ so today I would like to explain what genetically modified foods like plants

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    INTRODUCTION Genetically modified food (GM food) is crop‚ plants or just food are created by using the latest molecular biology techniques in laboratories to have the desired traits such as resistance to pesticides and many more. For a period of 10 years‚ between 1995 and 2005‚ the amount of land cultivated with Genetically Modified Organisms had increased from 4.2 million acres to 222 million acres. In 2003‚ the countries that grew 99% of the world’s genetically modified food were the following

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    Controversial Issues – Genetically Modified Foods Genetically modifying foods might seem very unorthodox with the changing of traits and genes within the foods‚ but genetically modifying foods does not hurt the consumer in any way. Earlier in the 1990’s‚ genetically modified foods were announced by the Food and Drug Administration to not be “inherently dangerous”. However‚ when a type of transgenic corn was pulled from the market when it was mistakenly entered into the open food supply in 2000 that

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    with food‚ in order to improve the nutritious quality‚ less use of chemicals such as pesticides and adding flavor. Genetically modified food is considere4d one of the modern production improvements and the largest food experiments in the world’s history. Virtually every crop we eat has undergone hundreds of years of genetic modification by farmers and scientist in search of desirable traits. The Benefits of gene technology in terms of food production are enormous. The most common genetically engineered

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    By Wendy Du GM Foods as a possible solution for world hungry 1. Introduction Genetically modified foods are foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOS). GMOS have had particular turns led to their DNA by genetic engineering techniques.In fact‚GM foods are already becoming a part of our life.(Maessen‚ 1997) The 2010 estimate‚ the most recent‚ says that 925 million people were undernourished in 2010 (FAO 2010). There are clearly some very real issues that need

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    Genetically Modified Foods. Everywhere where you go‚ there are fast food companies advertising their products. You take a road trip to your family’s house‚ and what do you see? Rest stops filled with fast food restaurants. According to Google maps‚ there are close to 50‚000 fast food chains across the United States. (with Mcdonald’s being the largest restaurant chain.) Fast food companies go above and beyond to lure you to buy their

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    by consuming genetically modified foods. Genetically modified crops‚ foods etc. are made when scientist combine genes from different organisms to get desired traits in a certain organism. Scientist uses this in fruits and vegetables to help make them more nutritious or help with insect resistance. Some of the first GM foods were corn‚ cotton‚ soybean‚ canola and alfalfa. In the last two decades there has been a spike in the cultivation of transgenic crops. Since the very first GM food marketed (a

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    The Benefits and Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods Elizabeth Oh Pin Hui (B1101785) HELP University * * * * * Outline Introduction Opener: What are genetically modified foods (GMF)? Thesis statement: Genetically modified foods have both benefits as well as dangers to human health‚ the environment‚ and economy. Genetically modified foods have contributed to better foods in terms of food quality and human health. * higher nutritional value

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    Genetically Modified Food In 1994‚ the first genetically modified food was tested and sold out into the market. Since then‚ over 35 countries and establishments from all around the world have started producing genetically modified foods. Genetically modified foods should be permitted because of it’s health benefits and advantages to the economy. Genetically modified foods‚ also known as engineered foods and biotech foods‚ are foods whose DNA has been modified in ways that do not naturally occur

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