REAL asked in Science & MathematicsBotany · 2 months ago

Are genetically modified wheat and wheat products are harmful for health , if consumed for long time?

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  • 7 days ago

    Not harmful at all, people have been eating GM products for 20 years. Most GMs are gene knockouts anyway. BT cotton is no different to spraying cotton with BT crystals which is allowed in Organic growing. In fact the origin of GM research was to do good, but got diverted by capitalism, monsanto round up ready, and that is all people think about now. The right wing media and facebook fake news brigade then ran with ONE story, it is like if one medicine turned out to have negative side effects so therefore you ban ALL pharmaceuticals and synthetic medicine! 

    Here are some examples of good GM:

    BT cotton, stops the need to blanket spray pesticides, restores the pyramid of life

    https://btcottoncasestudy.weebly.com/benefits.html

    http://goldenrice.org/ 

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22327500

    https://www.resourcesmag.org/common-resources/the-...

     

  • 2 months ago

    No evidence of harmful, perhaps not the full health benefit, and my observation, taste like shiit over natural organic.

    IE: people today may have never eaten carrots that really have the taste and texture of organic.

    Point of GMO crops is faster growth, bumper crops and most no longer need pollination putting bees out of work and for nothing but the extra tonnage per acre for more profits.

    Mexico was using hormones in poultry, that in turn was causing infertility and health issues in humans.

  • Dixon
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Most likely not. The potential problems with GM are in realms other than straightforward healthy versus unhealthy to eat.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    of course they know it is bad . GMO give allergies to people who never had them before and by the third generation of eating GMO fertility rates go down to 0 % .

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  • Mark
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    No one knows. But I hope you DO know that many foods we eat today we "naturally genetically modified". (The corn we eat today is markedly larger than the corn of 6000 years ago, and things like strawberries and apples have changed - for the better -n the last 300 years.)

  • 2 months ago

    Nobody knows. Probably not. The problem with GMOS is that they result in a mono-culture that is easily wiped out by a disease, fungus, etc.

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