The term “genetically modified organisms” or GMO has become a controversial topic as its benefits for both food producers and consumers are accompanied by potential biomedical and environmental side effects. There has been an increase in the concern by consumers about food products containing GMOs, especially from the short- and long- term health problems which may result from this advanced form of biotechnology.
Complex studies are being carried out throughout the world to study the disadvantages or advantages of genetically modified foods. Let’s just look at some of the most compelling new research and recent technology developments that may affect opinion. Please note, these are only the highlights, and I encourage you to continue to research the topic on your own. Continue reading Promise and Problems of Genetically Modified Foods