GMOs

Genetically Modified Organisms

Positive/ Potential Benefits

  • Modified plants can be insect resistant, which can reduce the amount of the pesticide chemical used on the plants
  • by reducing the amount of the pesticide chemical used, it can also reduce environmental pollution
  • the foods can be more nutritious with more mineral and vitamin content
  • modified animals can be disease resistant, which will enhance health of the food
  • desired genotypes of organisms can be created much faster with genetic modifying technology