GMOs

Genetically Modified Organisms

negatives/ potential threats

  • can cause significant allergy reactions to people
  • antibiotic features built up in GMOs can make actual antibiotic less effective in your body
  • modified genes might escape into the wild through gene transfer
  • by modifying organisms to be resistant to bacteria can cause bacteria to become stronger and harder to kill
  • it had not been tested thoroughly in long term
  • threatens biological diversity in the world by promoting monoculture