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    No GMO

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    become more conscious of the foods they're eating and how they're grown the agri business such as Monsanto can no longer lie,deceive,or fool the consumer. Thousands of farmers have decided they will no longer plant GM crops due to the increase of health risks and the recent studies indicating how dangerous GMO’s really are. “The FDA does not require any safety tests on genetically modified foods. If Monsanto or other biotech companies declare their foods safe, the agency has no further questions.” “Institute

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    risks involved with the introduction of this technology. There are also claims that this technology has little if any benefits to the developing world and will in fact only benefit the developed world, and multinational biotech corporations such as Monsanto. Critics argue that whatever benefits developing nations gain from GE technology, these are far outweighed by the risks involved. Proponents’ of genetically modified foods strongest claim is that this technology will be... ... middle of paper

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    November 6, 2013: “Voters Reject Labels for Genetically Engineered Food in Washington State Today” - The New York Times. June 4, 2013: “Monsanto Sued Over Genetically Modified Wheat” - USA Today. November 4, 2013: “Washington Voters Weigh The Ethics of Genetically Modified Foods” - The Washington Post. If you read the paper or watch the news, you’re undoubtedly aware of the debate raging over genetically modified food. Is it bad or is it good? Between the feuding sides, you might find yourself a

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    Genetically Modified Foods Is Unnecessary and Unconstitutional.” Genetic Engineering. Ed. Noël Merino. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2013. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 20 Nov. 2013. "Labeling Food and Ingredients Developed from GM Seed." Monsanto.com. Monsanto, Mar. 2013. Web. 02 Dec. 2013. “MRSA.” CDC. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 Sept. 2013. Web. 30 Nov. 2013. Weise, Elizabeth. “Washington State Voters Reject Labeling of GMO Foods.” USA Today. Gannett, 6 Nov. 2013. Web. 29 Nov. 2013

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    Essay On Spider Silk

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    1.0 INTRODUCTION: Spider silk has long been admired by scientists for its exceptional strength and elasticity, this admiration has led to many years of research to find a similar product that they can mass-produce. Due to spiders’ cannibalistic and territorial nature, alongside their inadequate production of silk, they are ill suited for commercial farming. This report will examine how scientists have genetically modified goats to produce large quantities of spider-like silk for use in industry,

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    History of the Monsanto Company

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    A Background and history on Monsanto Company, with product lines and products produced by them, along with the industry the organization currently operates in. Monsanto Vegetable Seeds is the world’s largest seed producer. The organization founded in 1901 with a chemical product Saccharin that has evolved over the past hundred plus years (Monsanto Vegetable Seeds, n.d.). The organization, always innovative has found itself in various businesses such as plastics, turf, pharmaceuticals, food, and

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    Genetically Modified Organism Analysis

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    The common people of America could be partaking in a human experiment (“Genetically modified food: Panacea or poison?”). The number of people with health issues in the United States increases dramatically since the introduction if GMOs into American produce (“10 Reasons”). GMO stands for genetically modified organism, which are plants and animals that are genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses, and other plants and animals. They are linked to various health problems and are in 80%

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    The American Diet

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    The average American eats around 2700 calories a day and 2 out of 3 adults are obese (Avena). About 300,000 deaths occur every year due to illnesses related to our diet such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. The American diet includes an overabundance of food filled with artificial sweeteners and fried foods that is making Americans more overweight than ever. Americans spend on average over $20 billion dollars in an effort to improve their health and lose weight yet it still remains that the

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    In 1994, a company called Monsanto created and received approval for a genetically modified “Flavr Savr” tomato. Since then, 95% of the United States sugar beets, 94% of the soybeans, and 88% of the feed corn is genetically modified. Initially, genetically modified foods were created and marketed to increase yield, for drought tolerance, to enhance nutrition, and offer other consumer benefits. These GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are species of plants and animals that have been genetically

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    Round-Up ready corn and soybeans by Monsanto are probably the most thought of when people bring up GMOs. Golden rice is another big hybrid. Golden rice has deposits of vitamin A and is used to feed starving people around the world. It has caused many people to not go blind and starve. It

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