What Genetically Modified (Gm) Foods’ Risk Is

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What Genetically Modified (GM) Foods’ Risk Is What Genetically Modified (GM) Foods’ Risk Is Abstract In the present day, by the developing of agricultural technology, the Genetically Modified (GM) Foods have become more and more popular. Many countries’ peasants would like to plant GM foods instead of some original foods, because the GM foods have these advantage, rest resistance, disease resistance, Cold tolerance and some else. However, as a new and developing technology, the GM foods still have a lot of risks, like reduced effectiveness of pesticides, gene transfer to non-target species, human health risk, etc. Moreover, if we do not pay attention on it, in future, it is likely to threaten the living environment or even human life. Therefore, we cannot ignore these risks to harm to our health and the environment. Introduction Genetically-modified foods (GM foods) have made a big splash in the news lately. In many countries around the world, they have substituted the original food step by step. Although GM foods have many advantages which original foods do not have, they still have a lot of risk which we cannot ignore. In recent year, the risks have gradually appeared in many fields. “European environmental organizations and public interest groups have been actively protesting against GM foods for months, and recent controversial studies about the effects of genetically-modified corn pollen on monarch butterfly caterpillars have brought the issue of genetic engineering to the forefront of the public consciousness in the U.S.”(Whiteman, 2000) What are genetically-modified foods? The genetically-modified foods are the latest biology techniques most commonly to create crop plants for human or animal consumption using. The plants have been modified in the laboratory such as increased resistance to herbicides or improved nutritional content. The traits

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