Essays Tagged: "Genetically modified food"

Benefits of Genetically Modified Food on Society

Benefits of Genetically Modified Food on SocietyThe issue of genetically modified foods has always been a very c ... making a simple solution impossible. From the research and evidence gathered, it becomes clear that genetically modified foods (GMF) are a convenient and effective means of technology which broadens t ... ans of technology which broadens the economy, improves the environment, and addresses world hunger. Genetically engineered food will become increasingly essential as the global population skyrockets; ...

(5 pages) 194 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Analytical Argument - "Golden Rice" and genetically engineered food

of agricultural genetic engineering was announced. This new development was "golden rice" that was genetically engineered to contain a substance that the body can convert into vitamin A called beta-c ... s the arrival of the controversial golden rice, a debate is pinpointed on it as an example of a GM (genetically modified) food. Green groups and many organisations that provide aid for developing coun ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Genetically engineered foods and how they are being unjustly attacked. (Obviously pro-GE foods.)

zation, proposes a moratorium on GE foods and makes its stand against business clear: "No one needs genetically modified food, except the companies investing in it. The only reason for its existence i ... ndful of multinational corporations. It is widely believed that these are the only beneficiaries of genetically engineered foods."But their claim evades that no business can exist without a profit, or ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Biology GM foods

Biology essay: The advantages and disadvantages of genetically modified foodFor thousands of years we temped with genes of plants by traditional breedi ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Genetically Modified Crop Game

logy' spans across a spectrum of industries and dabbles into various sensitive issues like cloning, genetically modified food and etc. In essence, biotechnology is the application of science and engin ... have culminated in the genetic engineering or modification of crops which gives birth to the term; Genetically Modified (hereafter known as GM) Crops.Asia's Food and Agricultural ChallengesThe Asian ...

(14 pages) 147 1 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Agriculture and Biotechnology

with the foods and animals we eat, how safe are we? Are we actually benefiting from these changes? Genetically modified food is an example of biotechnology in agriculture, and one which has brought q ... te a controversy to the scientific, and not-so-scientific world. There are many positive effects of genetically modified food, but many risks are also taken.Genetic modification could be a way to offe ...

(2 pages) 62 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

The Genetic Modification of Crops and The Environment

so called GM crops has became a big controversial. There are many arguments on Pros and Cons of the genetically modified food debate. The main two topics of the argument are the benefits and the risks ... contained if researchers had used only traditional plant breeding methods (2).The best argument for genetically engineered crops is the opportunity they present to help people with insecure food suppl ...

(8 pages) 284 3 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Arguementative essay about Genetically Modifyed food

Genetically Modifyed FoodRecently there has been a debate on whether Australia should embrace or rej ... per foods". So the question here is, do the benefits out weigh the risks?GM food is short term for "genetically modified" food. Genetically modified food means the food - for example crops, are given ... means the food - for example crops, are given new characteristics by having their DNA altered - or genetically modified. This can be done by scientist, who take a gene from one species and transfer o ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Genetically modified foods and (some of)the ethical issues involved in this debate

Genetically Modified Food (GMF) is perhaps one of the most important and divisive issues occurring a ... have on the environment, there are many unanswered questions regarding the impact of the release of Genetically Modified plants into the ecosystem. One predicted result of the release of GM plants is ...

(5 pages) 137 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Banning of Hormone Injected and Genetically Engineered Foods.

that may be dangerous to us so they can make more money. Hormone and anti-biotic injected meats and genetically engineered foods should be banned for retail in the United States due to their dangerous ... y of that crop to produce high levels of toxins, this potentially making all the vegetables in that genetically engineered group toxic. Although this situation may occur only once in a blue moon it is ...

(3 pages) 73 3 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Benefits of genetically enhanced food pursuasive

the largest fields in which biotechnology is used and of which people benefit directly. So, what is genetically modified food and why is it used? With genetically modified food, it is possible to cont ... d significant ecological impacts as to not end up as Jurassic Park did. With the use biotechnology, genetically modified food or GM is made possible. A GM food can contain any gene that was altered, m ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Alternative farming techniques

e suffering from losing jobs, polluted water supply, and further debt.GM food (genetic modify food):Genetically modified organisms have been used to create pharmaceuticals (drugs) since the 1970s.Howe ... land that are high/low in salinity or those that are often hit with drought (India and Bangladesh). Genetically modified food would further maximise land usage to produce more crops. This can be achie ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.4 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Genetically Modified Food

A global issue that has entered the mainstream media in alot of countries is GM (genetically modified) of food. A lot of food that we eat today contains genetically modified ingredi ... etc; But in other words, it refers to as producing more with the same amount of land. Basically, a genetically modified food is a food product developed in whole or part from a genetically modified o ... a better environment and be healthy at all times, we should spread the message around and say that genetically modifying foods can effect you! Also, to mention to label products that were genetically ...

(3 pages) 105 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

What Advantages & Disadvantages Are There About Genetically Modified Food?

nnatural living forms. This makes new, unpredictable health and environmental risks. Once a crop is genetically altered, this might have an effect on the next generation.Many debates have been done re ... Hepatitis B! Plants that produce plastics with unique properties! On the other hand, production of genetically modified golden rice has helped to prevent blindness. It also contains 23 times more pro ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.8 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Agricultural Genetic Engineering: Genetically Modified Foods, Arguments of both proponents and opponents and a mediated solution

al biotechnology/genetic engineering is best known for its products, which are transgenic crops and genetically modified foods. Genetic engineering has enabled farmers and other agricultural industrie ... y on expensive and harmful pesticides (The Gene School). Another argument is that the attributes of genetically modified foods are especially important for those countries whose food supplies are inad ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Bio-engineered Foods

nism to another. Research shows that there already have been deaths noted in North America due to a genetically engineered food supplement. Given the huge complexity of the genetic code, not one perso ... s health risks. Studies note that there have been at least 37 people killed in North America by the genetically engineered food supplement known as "tryptophan". The transnational biotec ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Altered Bio-engineed Foods

nism to another. Research shows that there already have been deaths noted in North America due to a genetically engineered food supplement. Given the huge complexity of the genetic code, not one perso ... s health risks. Studies note that there have been at least 37 people killed in North America by the genetically engineered food supplement known as "tryptophan". The transnational biotec ...

(2 pages) 366 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

US And Europe: WTO

22, 2000 article about trade issues between Europe and the US on bananas, hormone treated beef and genetically modified foods, it is clear that the European Union (EU) are having problems with the US ... their homeland, their identity and the products/lifestyle that makes up that identity. To purchase genetically modified food and hormone treated beef would be a slap in the face for a country who val ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The benefits and hazards of gene technology

BenefitsThrough gene technology, it is now possible to produce:• genetically modified organisms for a specific purpose.Previously, such genetic change would have to ... ave, by their nature, to be released into the environment to grow, and many millions of hectares of genetically engineered crops, both experimental and commercial, are planted across the globe. So far ... shed in Nature in 2001 showing that Mexican wild maize populations were contaminated with genes fromgenetically manipulated maize, but the methods used were flawed and subsequent studies have not conf ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology