GMO

by cash, hailee, & madi

What is genetic engineering?

genetic engineering is the delibrate modifacation of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material.

Pros:

1) if it is in food like potatoes, soybeans, and tomatoes they have better flavor, growth rate & nutrition.

2) they can make pest-resistant crops & it can last longer

3) genetic alteration to supply new foods

Cons:

1)It may hamper nutritional values.

2)It could cause genetic problems.

3)Unfavorable to genetic diversity.

example of gmo food

there is golden rice now! it is rice mixed with corn and carrots