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Genetically Modified Food: Pathfinder

Biotechnology of modern farming

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  • Why is there more press about genetically modified food in European countries than U.S.A.?
  • What are the possible dangers of genetically modified food? What are the possible benefits?
  • What precautions should the government take to protect our food?
  • Focus on the possibilities of genetically modifying a certain food, such as potatos or soy beans. Who would benefit from genetically modified food, the consumer or the producer?
  • What is the evidence the illnesses and deaths from L-Tryptophan in 1989 was linked to genetic modification?
  • Why did the European Commission require labeling for food that has been genetically modified? Why don't we have that in the U.S.?
  • How safe is genetically modified food?
  • Discuss genetically modified food and allergies, nutrition, antibiotic reserves, pesticides.
  • Should the EPA, USDA, or FDA be given the task of conducting studies of long term effects of biotechnology?
  • What are the ramifications of giving hormones to cattle or other animals?
  • Why is there an interest in sterilized crops? What are the implications?

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