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Engl 1303 - First Year Writing I

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Andrea Tovar English 1303 Professor Barr 27th of September 2017 The Future of Genetically Modified Organisms Biotechnology has been advancing juristically in today s society But of course as biotechnology continues to expand the risks that come with it do so as well Scientists have been able to modify the food we eat and essentially make it better Because scientists are known to be very credible people tend to trust them more than those who hold negative opinions toward their scientific finding even if what they re doing is unjust to many Although there has been a breakthrough regarding genetically modified organisms people fail to understand the health related issues that will cause more danger than good as the years progress but Dr Michael Wald clearly explains in detail to fully address the subject through his article Dr Michael Wald s perspective allows his audience to become aware of what will change the world in the near future For one Dr Wald s viewpoint is highly credible because of his Master s Degree from the University of Health Sciences Antigua and his Ph D from the Holistic College of Nutrition Also he has physically treated patients and has been a health care provider for about 25 years He mentions in the article how he has conducted extensive research on this topic and tells his audience he doesn t believe there is a sufficient amount of evidence to why genetically modified foods should be placed on the market Although this is such a controversial topic Dr Wald proves to his audience that he and his perspective are trustworthy According to Dr Wald s article concerning genetically modified organisms he explains the background of the genetically modified organisms or GMOs They are organisms that have their genetic material manipulated by genetic engineering techniques for the benefit of humans which include animals plants and bacteria Dr Wald introduces his article by explaining how the breakthrough of genetically modified organisms began in 1973 and states how they continue to be used widely in scientific research as new produce goods are created in today s society Initially when the new technology was discovered it created some worry towards human health but the public was mainly distracted at the fact that modifying organisms opened up numerous possibilities Although today all genetically modified organisms have been approved and labeled as safe by the government Dr Wald describes some of the health risks that are implied include cancer autoimmune disease fatigue memory problems fertility issues inflammation in the intestines and gastrointestinal problems The main reason people fail to notice its harm is because people won t realize health related issues will start to occur until the damage has already been done with time Dr Wald also incorporates the process of genetically modifying organisms In his article he explains the few steps when developing genetically modifying organisms He also states before manipulating an organism s



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