The Hawkeye

The genetic modifications behind food

By Olivia Driscoll

November 1, 2012

Genetically modified foods have many benefits, but there are also many known and unknown risks. Genetic modification changes the gene, which causes characteristics of the organism to change. When plants are genetically modified, a foreign gene is inserted into the plant’s own genes. The commercial...

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