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The Problem: Genetic Engineering Genetic engineering enables scientists to create plants, animals and micro-organisms by manipulating genes in a way which does not occur naturally. These genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can spread through nature and interbreed with natural organisms, thereby contaminating non-"GE" environments and future generations in an unforeseeable and uncontrollable way. Our digestive systems have been designed to extract nourishment from particular foods with particular genes. We literally have no idea how well we actually digest GMO foods– or how their components may effect human physiology. To date, the EU, Japan, Australia and Canada have banned the genetically engineered bovine growth hormone because of potential human health effects. The manufacture of herbicide tolerant (HT) biotech crops has also resulted in the creation of hard to kill “superweeds”. Proponents argue genetic engineering is worth the risk because it helps alleviate the global food crisis. However, globally speaking, lack of food is not the cause of hunger. Political challenges and failures are the cause of world hunger with an estimated one billion victims. In other words, more food doesn't necessarily mean fewer are hungry.

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