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Genetically modified foods have a number of benefits, such as increased nutritional density, as well as several drawbacks, such as the increased rate of allergic reactions to the food. Genetically modified crops may be m... More »

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Studies suggest that genetically modified foods may be harmful to kidney health. GM foods may also affect reproduction and may be toxic to the liver and pancreas, according to the National Institutes of Health. More »

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According to WebMD, possible disadvantages of genetically modified crops include environmental hazards such as the creation of herbicide-resistant weeds, altering the nutritional content of food, resistance of crops to a... More »

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