Genetically Modified Foods
Carla Quispe 2B
What are the benefits of GMF's?
-less uses of herbicides and other pesticides.
-Foods with better texture, flavor and nutritional value.
-Increases the foods lifespan (expiration)
-potential to provide edible plant vaccines to prevent diseases
-work in places with poor soil or weather
Disadvantaged of GMF's
-risk to food diversity
-they are resistant to pests and weeds, this could lead to stronger, less resistant pests and weeds
-safety of these foods is not yet 100% guaranteed
-could cause new allergy outbreaks in humans
-expiraments showed it effects the immune system
-underdeveloped countries become more dependent on the countries making these foods
-scientists say it could cause cancer