Motified Food for the Hungry
By Lauryn Hyland and Joey Carrier
What is Genetically Modified Food?
Benefits of Modified Food
Advantages and Disadvantages of GMOs
The benefits of genetic modified food include resistance of insects, stronger crops, and larger production. Some foods have been modified to resist insects, which eliminates the use of pesticides. Stronger crops mean that they can’t withhold with severe or horrible weather conditions, unlike most crops. Larger production helps get more food to more people. Genetically modifying foods help the hungry.
Genetic Modification has it’s disadvantages as well, one of them being that it isn’t exactly proven to be 100% environmentally friendly. It was also proven that it was toxic to some organisms, it might even kill them. Many people are also worried that creating genetically modified foods might be costly and lengthy. It is important to remember that genetically modified has its ups and its downs.