The article I’ve cited lists 6 ways genetically modified foods could threaten the environment. They are:
Fortunately, no visible harm has occurred from genetically modified foods in the US to date, though scientists speculate that there are some subtle changes in the environment and ecosystems near centers of genetically modified crops.
Given the current controversy over GM sugar beets, I have found much evidence to endorse the concern detailed in the previous answer. Because there is so much outrage that takes priority, I have not found mention of soil quality, but I have to wonder, can Roundup Ready crops possibly be good for the soil? An herbicide resistant crop seems likely to have more Roundup sprayed on it than the soil was ever used to before, and degradation of soil quality would seem inevitable.
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