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Should the US Ban the Production and Distribution of Genetically Modified Foods?
The US should ban the production and distribution of genetically modified foods.
There can still be disappointing crop yields; it is not a perfect science.
Potential to create "super weeds" that have evolved a resistance to common herbicides.
GMO increases corporate hold over food production through their
Our bodies know how to recognise and process current foods; changing them through genetic modification will create health issues.
GM produce requires less tilling to remove weeds, thus protecting the soil.
Genetic modification means that fewer pesticides and herbicides are necessary.
Genetic modification means less money spent producing food.
People should have the right to choose what they eat. The government should never ban any food items.
GMOs are not bad by default. The burden of proof is to show what is harmful and possibly banning that. But banning all GMOs would be wrong because they are not all harmful.
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