Genetically Modifed Foods

This article was inspired by the article, “Scientists reopen debate over GM food” by Jonathan Jeake, Science Editor, The Sunday Times, July 16 2008. Genetically modified foods first hit the shelves in America in 1994 – a tomato genetically modified to be more resilient to rotting. In America, as in Asia and Australia, GM foods have been widely accepted ever since, with around 280bn acres of GM crops being grown in 2007. So are GM foods a good thing? The Benefits of Genetic Modification There Continue reading →