Genetically Modified Food

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Genetically Modified Food

  1. 1. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD BY : •NUR IZZATI BINTI SUPIAN •NUR ‘IZZATI BINTI MOHD HUSSAINI •NOOR SAFIYAH BINTI MOHD JIBRIL •A’TIKAH BINTI JAAFAR
  2. 2. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD What is
  3. 3. According to :-  GM foods are foods derived from organisms whose genetic material (DNA) has been modified in a way that does not occur naturally.
  4. 4. According to :-  GM foods are foods derived from organisms whose genetic material (DNA) has been modified in a way that does not occur naturally.  It is done through the introduction of a gene from a different organism.
  5. 5. According to :-  GM foods are foods derived from organisms whose genetic material (DNA) has been modified in a way that does not occur naturally.  It is done through the introduction of a gene from a different organism. ( also between non related species)
  6. 6. Some examples of foods undergo genetic modifications  TOMATO
  7. 7. Some examples of foods undergo genetic modifications TOMATO  CORN
  8. 8. Some examples of foods undergo genetic modifications TOMATO CORN  STRAWBERRIES
  9. 9. Some examples of foods undergo genetic modifications TOMATO CORN STRAWBERRIES  APPLES
  10. 10. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced Why are
  11. 11. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced  To improve crop protection against :  Insects Why are
  12. 12. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced  To improve crop protection against :  Bacteria Why are
  13. 13. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced  To improve crop protection against :  Weather Why are
  14. 14. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced  To prolong the lifespan of crops. Why are
  15. 15. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced  To prolong the lifespan of crops.  To make the products more attractive and appetizing. Why are
  16. 16. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced  To prolong the lifespan of crops.  To make the products more attractive and appetizing.  To get appreciation of innovation. Why are
  17. 17. GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD produced  To prolong the lifespan of crops.  To make the products more attractive and appetizing.  To get appreciation of innovation.  To make crops grow faster and with higher yields. Why are
  18. 18. What are the disadvantages of consuming certain
  19. 19. Disadvantages Increase food allergy symptoms
  20. 20. Disadvantages Increase food allergy symptoms Increase body toxicity
  21. 21. Disadvantages Increase food allergy symptoms Increase body toxicity Negative reproductive & digestive system effects
  22. 22. Disadvantages Increase food allergy symptoms Increase body toxicity Negative reproductive & digestive system effects Unknown genetic effects
  23. 23. Views in consuming GM food (Among public interest groups and consumers)
  24. 24. Views in consuming GM food (Among public interest groups and consumers) Late 1980s – early 1990s consumers were generally not very aware, just consume it
  25. 25. Views in consuming GM food (Among public interest groups and consumers) Late 1980s – early 1990s consumers were generally not very aware, just consume it started to wonder about the safety but still consume it
  26. 26. Public attention has focused on the risk side of the risk- benefit equation. Consumer confidence in the safety of GM food has decreased significantly Many ask for stoppage and labeling of GM products
  27. 27. Some GM product’s ingredients are modified to be more healthy It has proved difficult to detect traces of GMOs in foods: this means that very low concentrations often cannot be detected – consumer keep on consuming
  28. 28. Islamic view on trading and consuming GM food
  29. 29. Islamic view on trading and consuming GM food “Eat and drink of that which God has provided and do not act corruptly, making mischief on the earth”. -Surah Al Baqarah (2:60)
  30. 30. Islamic view on trading and consuming GM food *BasedonQuran,thereisnoneedforgeneticallymodifiedbecauseAllahcreated everythingperfectlyandmandoesnothaveanyrighttomanipulateanythingthat ALLAHhascreated. *Quran provides that any attempt to modify living things would be a sin. However, if purpose behind modification is to prevent harm, then it is permissible.
  31. 31. FOR LISTENING

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