Gmos Essay

740 WordsFeb 23, 20153 Pages
Dear Senator, In less than two decades, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have replaced our diet with genetically ajusted foods, which can affect human health. GMOs are resistant to pesticides, and is created by splicing genes that are combined through genetic engineering, smething nature cant do instantly. Consuming these genetically, processed foods can lead to increased risk of diseases and even cancer. Most of the time we do not realize that we are eating these harmful toxins as they are infused in our food without our knowledge. While traditional farming choose to grow organic produce and struggle to keep their businesses alive. In Jeffrey M. Smith book, Genetic Roulette the intro talks about the experements they had with animals and the GMO foods. Many of the animals organs were becoming defecting or mutated over time. After looking at the results, animals that consume the modifications continusly it can lead to serious health risks. In addition the animal’s lifespan was shortened and their offspring a lower chance of survival. If this were any indication as to how humans will be affected after long-term exposure to GMOs, then I would not want to eat something that could harm my bodily organs, endanger my life and the lives of others. As shocking as the statistics about animals are, there are potential chances of disease and cancerous cells that produce. Cancer is a disease that is caused by a lack of vitamins and the poisonous chemical substances found in our food. By changing the biochemical balance within our bodies by consuming GMOs we are continuously adding harmful toxins. These chemical modifications can cause irreplaceable damage and can only negatively hurt our normal bodily functions increasing chances of serious diseases in the future. The side effects can already be seen. There have been increased antibiotic resistant bacteria and allergic

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