What You Need to Know About Genetically Engineered Food



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What You Need to Know About Genetically Engineered Food





Name _______________________
Link to article: http://tinyurl.com/ae32f7o

  1. To what extent are GMOs / GEs present in our crops and processed foods?



  1. Do GE foods pose any health risks? Explain by citing at least three pieces of evidence from the article.



  1. Describe the FDA regulations surrounding the approval process for GE foods. Also, contrast “human-modified” crops with GE crops.



  1. Provide a counterargument for the following statement: “Seed developer companies like Monsanto are the only ones who benefit from GE crops”. Cite at least three pieces of evidence from the article to support your argument.



  1. List three issues with the sustainability of GE crops.



  1. How is the labeling of GE foods handled? Contrast the process in the European Union (EU) with the process here in the US.



  1. Do GE crops always lead to more productive farms? Explain some of the challenges to this assumption.


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