Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Field Study Assignment
Perform some research about genetically modified organism (GMO) foods. You can research GMOs online or at the CSU Online Library. Find a minimum of one source to cite in the assignment. Go to the local supermarket and find foods that are genetically modified. After your research and field trip to the market, fill out the assignment worksheet. Your responses to the questions should total a minimum of 600 words (not counting the instructions and questions).
Food & Agriculture Field Study: Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Worksheet
1. Were you able to find GMO-based foods easily at the supermarket? Were the GMO products clearly marked as containing GMOs? Explain.
2. Discuss both sides of the debate regarding the necessity and safety of GMOs. How are GMOs used in agriculture impacting humans and the environment?
3. Discuss the position for and against labeling GMOs?
4. What are your thoughts regarding labeling and the safety of GMOs? Should there be laws governing the production and labeling of GMOs in the United States? Explain.
You are required to cite at least one source in the assignment. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APA citations.
Greiner, A. L. (2018). Visualizing human geography: At home in a diverse world (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.