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Gmo persuasive speech Samk

  1. 1. Labeling GMOS Samantha Ky
  2. 2. Introduction: Grocery Shopping
  3. 3. Introduction: What is GMO? O Genetically Modified Organism O Biotechnology: fermentation of foods O Beer, wine, bread, and cheese O “more nutritious” food O Biotechnology vs. conventional methods
  4. 4. Introduction: What is a GMO? O GMO Crops O GMOs in packaged foods O Transferring genetic properties into plant cells O Higher level of toxin = health consequences
  5. 5. Body: Concerns about GMOs O Responsibility of the federal government O Nine bills introduced to 106th Congress O Food and Drug Admin. (FDA) O United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) O Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) O Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA)
  6. 6. Body: Supporters and Opposers O Supporters O No sufficient data O Significant difference to labeling differently O FFDCA O Truthful, not misleading labels O “Food additive” review O Manufactures quick to say “no” to labeling O “yes” to patents
  7. 7. Body: Study by Arpad Pusztai O Experiment with GMO potatoes O Fired and study was not accepted
  8. 8. Conclusion: Right to Know O Labels empowers buyer’s choice O 64 other countries require labeling O Government “recommends” “suggests” O Consumers deserve to make a choice
  9. 9. Works Cited "A Collaborative Initiative Working to Ensure the Sustained Availability of Non-GMO Options." The NonGMO Project RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2014. Caswell, J. A. (2000). Labeling policy for GMOs: To Each his own?. AgBioForum, 3(1), 53-57. "Dr. Arpad Pusztai – The Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods – October 21, 2011." One Radio Network RSS. N.p., 21 Oct. 2011. Web. 04 Oct. 2013. <http://oneradionetwork.com/health/from-the-archives-dr-arpad-pusztai-the-dangers-of- genetically-modified-foods-october-21-2011/>. Elderidge, Sarah. Food Biotechnology: Current Issues and Perspectives. New York: Nova Science, 2003. Print. Null, Gary, James Spruill, Patrick Thompson, and Richie Williamson. "Seeds of Death: Unveiling The Lies of GMO's - Full Movie." YouTube. YouTube, 23 May 2013. Web. 04 Oct. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6OxbpLwEjQ>. "Right to Know." Just Label It. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Oct. 2013. <http://justlabelit.org/right- to- know/>.

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