Genetically Modified Soybeans
By: Sareena Somal
Purpose of Genetically modified soybeans
-The Genetically modified soybeans can grow for a longer time, which will make them more profitable.
-It is a great source of nutrition and protein. It is also used in feed for livestock animals.
-These soybeans have the ability to generate useful vaccines and medicines that could treat human diseases.
- They could be included into diet to reduce illness or some diseases.
-Genetically modified soybeans have unpredictable side affects which cannot be detected easily. It contains chemicals which can be harmful to the human body.
- They can also cause toxemia and liver damage that is due to over consumption of the genetically modified soybeans.
- Could create new set of allergic reactions. Especially to those who are very sensitive.
-Most farmers can use the chemically weed killers to destroy other plants. But genetically modified soybeans will leave the chemicals on the ground. This will damage the natural predators like bugs and their homes.
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