Genetically Modified Organisms

By: Esther Sim

Health Impacts

-altering the genetic makeup of crops can potentially cause new allergenic properties

-food can become antibiotic resistant

-can cause development to new human diseases

-can cause birth defects and infant mortality

Environmental Impacts

-alteration to a plant might make it harmful for another organism that relies on it for food

-can possibly upset the balance of the food chain

-can eventually create a "super weed"