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Genetically Modified Crops
The Genetically Modified Crops are the foods that have a gene extracted from a living thing and placed in a different food by a scientist or an expert. The main aim of Genetically Modified Crops is to create a food that is able to survive even if any harmful chemicals or pesticides or herbicides are sprayed. Another purpose of genetically modified crops is to make food stay fresh for a long time.

Gene technology is a type of modern biotechnology that makes use of living things to make or change product.Some of genetically modified crops and food are corn, tomato, beets, potatoes, sprouts, aldalfa, soyabeans.canola oil, rice, wheat, meat, poultry, Processed Foods like Convenience Foods, Condiments, Salad Dressings, Juice, Soda, Vitamins, Chocolate including many frozen meals, heatand serve meals.

Meal Mixes
 Frozen Pizza, Canned Foods, Food in Jars, Soups, Baby Foods, Bread, Cereal, Breakfast Foods, Soy Lecithin, Soy Protein, Soy Oil, Cotton, Cottonseed Oil, Energy Bars

Advantages

  • The agricultural process is kinder to the environment, by using less pesticides, fertilizers and water.
  • Gene technology is one of the best solutions to the problem of world hunger. It can increase production and lower the cost of food.
  • Gene modification can boost immunity and develop inbuilt vaccines for livestock and poultry.
  • Gene technology can remove lactose, so that lactose-intolerant people can eat dairy products.
  • Crops could be grown in areas suffering from drought and salt.
  • Genetically Modified crops are faster and cheaper.
  • Genetically Modified Foods are often thought to be more nutritious, tasting better and last longer.
  • Many people rely on genetically modified foods for medicines, e.g.,insulin for diabetics.
  • Genetically Modified Foods are safe.

Disadvantages

  • Most food manafacturers are unable or unwilling to provide information on whether or not their products contain Genetically Modified ingredients
  • Genetically Modified Crops can contaminate other crops simply by pollen being blown by wind from one field to another.
  • World starvation has more to do with wealth distribution rather than the inadequate production of foods.
  • Sometimes genetically modified crops have allergenic effects.
  • New viruses could evolve from the mass production of GM crops.
  • The more that gene technology is used, the worse the environment will become.
  • Pests may develop resistance to GM crops that have been designed to kill them.
  • GM crops produce religious complications.
  • GM crops may produce ecological side effects (Monarch butterfiles).