GMOs-Samuel L. (Benefits (Saved species of fruit or vegetable. (Hawaiian…
Saved species of fruit or vegetable.
Hawaiian papaya doesn't have ring-spot virus anymore.
GM plants are more weed resistant
Farmers spend less money on pesticides.
Organic food is more expensive than GMO foods and poor people are able to buy food
Helps World Hunger
9,000,000,000 people by 2050.
Using GM seeds may help the food production in Africa.
GMOs can be drought resistant
Corn is drought resistant
Animals Not Being Treated Correctly.
Cows with muscles
Can be used for violence
GMOs allowed Germany to build bigger bombs.
GMOs are not labeled.
Don't know what you are eating
GMO labels need a smartphone to scan them.
GMOs not preventing bugs.
Bugs are adapting to the GMOs and surviving through them.
CLAIM: Insects can adapt to bug-killing GMOs.
EVIDENCE: “Monsanto's bug-killing corn is so widely used that the corn rootworm is developing a resistance. As a result, it now requires more pesticides” (Issue Overview).
COUNTERCLAIM: One benefit is that gmo’s protect crops against harmful bugs and insects which saves farmer time. Money, and energy.
COUNTERARGUMENT: Those bugs are adapting to the GMOs.