Genetic foods have become a hot-button issues these past years due to the worry concerning their safety and the health of those that ingest them. Right now, people are pretty clearly split about whether genetically altering foods is beneficial to the world as a whole or if they are leading us down a terrible road that ends with widespread illness. Here are a few things to consider.
When one mentions genetically altering foods, this could mean either by taking the DNA from certain plants and bacteria and injecting them into an entirely different plant, resulting in a new crop with different properties, or simply just using selective breeding techniques to produce plants along a desired path. An example of the former would be finding ways to produce pesticide-resistant crops. An example of the latter would be to produce seedless crops.