GMO, Herbicides, And Public Health

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In recent years, genetically-modified foods, or GM foods for short, have been a huge controversial topic, bringing up many questions as to how they’re made and how they can affect one’s health. Essentially, GM foods are organisms, which contain some sort of alteration to their natural state or alterations to the original DNA. Scientists often alter the food in order to remove unwanted traits, such as allergens, or add wanted traits, such as missing nutrients. One article that argues that GM foods can potentially risk our health is, “GMO, Herbicides, and Public Health,” by Dr. Philip J. Landrigan and Dr. Charles Benbrook. Although Benbrook and Landrigan did not provide many anecdotes of people personally affected by GM foods, they ultimately

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