My mum is normally made soya every new year (13 April). However, she told me that she is not going to make soya this year. I was quite upset about it…
Here was how to the story go…
Mum: Koun (son), I’m not going to make soya this year.
Myself: why not mum???
Mum: Because I could not find any organic beans, only the GMO left.
⇒Getting curious⇒ asks myself⇒started digging….
“God Move Over”? Genetically modified organism (GMO) can be defined as organism such as plants which genetic material has been reconstructing by the modern genetic techniques. In a way that mating/natural recombination (DNA) does not happen by itself (naturally) (WHO 2016).
The researchers placed specific characteristic genes into the plants, (soybean in this case) in order to achieve the traits that they want such as insect/pest resistance, drought resistance etc.… so they can achieve higher yield and gain more profits $$$$.
Would you want to put those unnatural/possibly toxic foods into your body?
Would you still not be more selecting when you are buying foods? well, the choice is yours!!!
According to ota.com, GMOs products are not allowed to label as GMOs-free.
Which mean that:
Therefore, all GMO products must be label in order to informed us of what kind of foods are we buying. However, it is potentially “Life-Threatening” situation if the food companies do not label their GMOs products.
Why is it potentially fatal? For example, if the genes of the soybean have been modified by include peanut protein which are allergen to some people and the consumers are not even aware of what are in their foods=EMERGENCY!!!(Byrne, Pendell et al. 2014)
However, It is difference story if we are known what are in our foods and still choose to buy since it is our right and freedom. It is Vice Versa.
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