GMO Benefits and Concerns: Brayden Jones (Benefits (They help world hunger…
GMO Benefits and Concerns: Brayden Jones
They save farmers money
Buy less insecticides
They help world hunger
Allow people to buy different foods
9 billion people by 2050
Productivity can go up 1.5 times using GM seeds.
GMO potatoes have less acrylamide
Some help fight cancer
Saved a species of plants from disease.
Don't get hurt from herbacide
0 Children have died from GMO, but over 700 million suffer from undernourishment.
Kills good bugs
Monarch butterfly going extinct
GMO's aren't labeled
Can Cause allergic reactions
People don't know what they are eating
Smartphones have to be used to see the GMO labeling
Toxins and bad chemicals being injected into fruits
GMO animals being abused
Cows, Sheep, Chickens
Can Harm the Enviroment
Roundup uses chemicals that could in theory hurt you.
The biggest benefit of GMOs are that they can be modified to fight against anything
“The purple tomato has an increased number of antioxidants, which help fight cancer” (10 STRANGEST Modified Plants - Video).
Counterclaim: LOGAN E. while this is a valid claim some people may be allergic to some of the antioxidants in the purple tomato.
CounterArguement: Brayden Jones. Most People aren't allergic to antioxidants.
The biggest concern of GMOs are that people aren't just modifying plants, they are modifying animals, which are then abused. I mean look at this chicken...
"[Gmo Mice] have been produced with no legs, with only one eye or with grossly deformed organs, even with six more legs!"