The Risk of Genetically Modified Foods

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Genetically modified foods are completely different from the modern agriculture foods. The genetically engineered food involves artificially manipulating the seed, or food animal, at the cellular level. This technique allows to inserts DNA of one type of organism to be placed in that of another, it allows for the crossing of natural barriers in ways never before imagined. In this article, author mentions that the “60 percent of processed foods in the United States have some GE ingredient and over 70million acres have been planted with these crops”(Mendelson,149). Today, there is no way that you are eating the fresh and natural food including fruits, vegetable or any other processed food. The menu of the unlabeled GE foods includes daily foods like the soy oil, beans, corn, potatoes, squash, canola oil, papaya and tomatoes. I think these are the main cause that more and more people are suffering from various cancers and major portion of the population is suffering from obesity. There are many health risks related to the GE foods. The main four risks that are discussed in this a...
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