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...ng. Smith also corroborated that GMOs contaminate human bodies, life sources, and the environment forever. Smith further explains how genetic engineering creates dangerous side effects, and he also contradicts other scientists’ benefits by stating that the mixing of GMOs does not increase yields, and actually ceases the progression of feeding a hungry world (Smith, “10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs”). The potential benefits and jeopardy associated with GMO foods goes far beyond the safety of people. Knowledge and awareness about a specific GM product is essential. The health risk plenarily outweighs the benefits. With the proper, effective information provided and educational programs that support both the positive and negative attributes of biotechnology, only then can consumers have a full and complete knowledge of the jeopardy and benefits tangible to their understanding.
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