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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 GMO Foods Pros Of GMOs Cons of GMOs - Genetically modified plants are resistant to insects. - Good for the environmentbecause they do not needto pesticide - They are more nutritious thanregular foods. - GMO foods can lead to new allergic reactions. - The long term side effectsof GMOs are unknown. - The traits in the GMOs could be passed on to other plants, which could create super weeds United States grows 69.5 million hectares of GMO crops 37% of Americans fear that GMOs are dangerous, and cause cancer, even though studies have show otherwise In a New York Times poll, 93% of Americans said that foods containingGMOs should be labeled Brazil grows 36.6 millionhectares of GMO crops GMO producer Monsanto made $126 millionin profit. In North America, over 80% of our food contains GMOs. What is a GMO? - GMOs are organisms that have had genes from other organisms added into their existing genes. - Using genetic engineering organisms can be given new characteristics, that improve how they function. - A common use for GMOs is food, GMO foods have new traits added into them that make them healthier and improve harvest yields. Using GMOs scientists will be able to help feed the worlds population,and attempt to solve world hunger Argentina grows 23.9 millionhectares of GMO crops Thesis Statement - I believe that GMO foods are good because they provide many benefits, and there isnt any proof that they are dangerous. Concluding Statement Canada grows 11.6 hectares ofGMO crops GMO foods are a growing business in the world, and a large amount of the foods we eat have GMOs. There are many Different countries that are growing GMOs. Even though there is no evidence that GMOs are dangerous, some people are still afraid of them. However, most people agree that GMO foods should be Labeled. In the future GMO crops can hopefully be used to help solve world hunger, by making foods healthier and increasing harvest yields Works Cited http://www.livestrong.com/article/213053-pros-cons-of-gmo-foods/http://organic.lovetoknow.com/GMO_Statisticshttp://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/science/strong-support-for-labeling-modified-foods.html?_ r=0http://www.nongmoproject.org/learn-more/gmos-and-your-family/
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