Harmful Effects of Genetically Modifying Food

a bunch of corn cobs

We have previously talked about how genetically modified organisms can solve our food crisis. however, genetic modification ain’t all rainbows and sunshine. There are serious and possibly irreversible environmental and social impacts to GMOs.

Is Genetic Manipulation The Answer to Our Food Crisis

Genetically modifying a tomato

While genetically modified manipulation has been around for hundreds of years, it was not until the early 90s that it was used commercially. Genetic engineering (GE), also known as genetic modification/manipulation (GM), is a process of modifying and altering the DNA of an organism to obtain desirable characteristics. Recently, GM has become a controversial debate. People are starting to raise their concerns as more genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are going into the consumer market.