Genetically Modified Organisms

References

I have included these three websites to provide further information on the topic of GMO's. They link to specific pages which I believe have pertinent information, but the rest of the website contains more information for those willing to browse. Please feel free to contact me by e-mail if you have any questions.

Monsanto

The NON-GMO Project

The World Health Organization

 

Image Sources

Background

https://www.bard.edu/cep/blog/?p=9265

Wheat

https://www.kisspng.com/png-cartoon-oat-yellow-wheat-555281/download-png.html

GMO corn

https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/02/01/viewpoint-no-whole-foods-magazine-theres-no-plot-to-sneak-gmos-into-our-food/

Square Apple

https://www.umaibusiness.com/be-relevant-we-need-to-set-ourselves-apart-from-competition-just-dont-go-too-far-and-miss-the-point-stay-in-context

Anti-Virus

https://www.shutterstock.com/image-vector/antibacterial-antiviral-defence-icon-stop-bacteria-1009735744

Anti-Bug

https://eu.fotolia.com/id/214620824

Hands Holding Food

https://foodtank.com/news/2016/11/ten-questions-with-lisa-moon-president-and-ceo-of-the-global-foodbanking-ne/adult-hands-holding-kid-hands-with-red-apple-on-top/

 

Information Sources

Angus Reid Institute. (2017). Consumer opinion on safety of genetically modified (GM) food consumption in Canada as of June 2017, by education. Canada: Angus Reid Institute. Retrieved February 28, 2019, from https://www-statista-com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/statistics/808782/canadian-perspective-genetically-modified-foods-by-education/.

Davies, B. T. (2012). Wheat, Genetically Engineered. In Context Series. Biotechnology: In Context. Detroit, MI: Gale. Retrieved from http://link.galegroup.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/apps/doc/AZDIDE703990322/CIC?u=ko_acd_shc&sid=CIC&xid=8e48e708

Genetically modified organism (GMO). (2019, February 28). Retrieved from Encyclopaedia Britannica: https://academic-eb-com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/levels/collegiate/article/genetically-modified-organism/443507

Moseley, W. G. (2017). A Risky Solution For The Wrong Problem: Why Gmos Won't Feed The Hungry Of The World. Geographical Review, 107(4), 578-583. doi:http://dx.doi.org.library.sheridanc.on.ca/10.1111/gere.12259

National Academies of Sciences, (2016, February 5). Genetically Engineered Crops: Experiences and Prospects. Washington, DC, United States of America. Retrieved from http://login.library.sheridanc.on.ca/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xna&AN=1453669&site=ehost-live&scope=site

The Strategic Counsel. (2016). Report on Consumer Views of Genetically Modified Foods. Toronto. Retrieved from https://www-statista-com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/statistics/768056/perception-regarding-quality-and-safety-genetically-modified-gm-food-canada/

 

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