genetically modified organisms
By: Emily Tepera
what is a genetically modified organism?
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.
harm to the environment?
It is believed the GM crops are an uncontrolled experiment with unknown consequences for surrounding ecosystems.
goes against nature?
Some argue that changing an organisms genetic makeup is unnatural.
only concern for profit?
People who go against GM crops say that large firms with those plants are only concerned about their profit and not the risk it is to the environment and humans.