GMO - Juan Pablo Flores Orozco
GMO - Juan Pablo Flores Orozco
GMO's may be more nutritious
Aqua bounty salmon has Omega 3 which help with brain health.
Golden rice does have more vitamin A for those who are malnourished.
“For example, engineers are able to create rice that has vitamin A and iron. The modified rice is more nutritious” (
Should the U.S. Support...
CLAIM: GMOs can help the people that have Vitamin A deficiency which makes kids go blind and kills them normally after a year the go blind.
EVIDENCE:In the text Vitamin A deficiency it stated, "Potential contribution of Golden Rice to vitamin A deficiency alleviation. It is expected that in countries with high per capita consumption of rice, a locally adapted variety producing less than 30 μg of β-carotene per gram of rice would be enough to maintain appropriate levels of vitamin A in the body"(
Counterclaim (Charles P): Is the rice any more expensive because in places they need the rice to survive they might not have enough money to buy the rice.
COUNTER ARGUMENT: No the rice is not more expensive it is actually cheaper because it costs less to grow than normal rice. There are also some companies that give the rice for free in the places that have lots of kids and people that have Vitamin A deficiency.
increase food productivity
Drought resistant GMOs such as corn and salinity will help the countries that don't get much rain.
Some of the GMO's have bug resistance that will make the bugs not eat the plant and saves farmers money from spending on pesticides.
Less expensive for less fortunate. farmers, etc.)
Lot's of people have allergies or are allergic to something and some of the things that are GMO food might have some of the genes that they are allergic to and they can get hurt or die.
Not being labeled when they have GMOs
All of the food with GMOs in the United States do not have to be labeled saying that it is a GMO food which can be a bad thing. People want to know if they are eating foods with GMOs or not.
CLAIM: People want to know if the food that they are eating have GMOs, most places make the food labels say they have GMOs or not. The United States doesn't make the foods say this in the food label.
EVIDENCE: In the text People want GMO food labeled stated, "Jul 21, 2016 - The bill would require food companies to disclose whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients, whether in the form of a label or a scannable QR ... The idea of mandatory GMO labeling has been pushed by organic farmers and certain environmental groups in the United States for years"(
Counterclaim (Charles P): Your evidence says that there was a law passed that made food company's have to have a qr code that says if its GMO or not making it easy for people to find out if something is GMO or not
If Round-Up (herbicide-kills weeds) is used on these plants that we eat will it affect us or do anything to our body. There is a lot of argument about this because if herbicide is sprayed all over the food we eat will it make us sick or affect us.