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AN IMPROVEMENT OF MY CASE STUDY ABOUT GENETICALLY MODIFIED
FOODS (1)
TOPIC
ARE GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS HARMFUL OR USEFUL?
Definition;
The term GM foods or GMOs (geneticallymodified organisms) is most
commonly used to refer to crop plants created for human or animal consumption
using the…

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developed through traditional breeding techniques may not be evaluated
rigorously using risk assessment techniques.
With GM foods most national authorities consider that specific assessments are
necessary. Specific systems have been set up for the rigorous evaluation of GM
organisms and GM foods relative to both…

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is a significant difference in the evaluation process prior to marketing for these
two groups of food.
One of the objectives of the WHO Food Safety Programme is to assist national
authorities in the identification of foods that should be subject to risk
assessment, including…

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Cold tolerance Unexpected frost can destroy sensitive seedlings. An
antifreeze gene from cold water fish has been introduced into plants such
as tobacco and potato. With this antifreeze gene, these plants are able to
tolerate cold temperatures that normally would kill unmodified seedlings
(Note: I…

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and administer than traditional injectable vaccines. Phytoremediation Not
all GM plants are grown as crops. Soil and groundwater pollution
continues to be a problem in all parts of the world. Plants such as poplar
trees have been genetically engineered to clean up heavy metal pollution…

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According to the above evaluation, I conclude that Genetically Modified
Foods are not harmful but rather useful because they have got a lot of
advantages.
MY OWN VIEWS ABOUT GM FOODS
According to my own views, I think that the genetically modified foods are
good…

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