Listen to the following debate on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). You will hear four experts debate the safety of GMOs. Robert Fraley and Alison Van Eenennaam argue the case for GMOs, and Charles Benbrook and Margaret Mellon argue against.
Follow the link below to listen to the podcast Debate: Should We Genetically Modify Food
Be sure to take notes on the main points of each debater as you listen! You will write a 1 1/2-page essay on the debate. Your essay should address the following elements:
Create an introduction that provides background on the topic and includes a clear thesis statement.
Discuss three main points from each of the four participants in the debate. Specifically name the participant when you discuss his or her argument.
Explain your position on the issue. What was your opinion before you listened to the debate and read this unit’s articles?
Did your position change, or was it reinforced by what you read and heard ?
Provide an APA-formatted reference for the podcast and any other sources used.
APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources
are to be followed. Title page and reference page are not included in the page-length requirement.
Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.