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Genetically Modified Salmon Emerges in the Food Supply

Salmon has become the first genetically-modified (GM) fish/animal in the world to be a part of the human food supply. Recently, AquaBounty Technologies in Maynard, Massachusetts sold nearly five tons of genetically-modified salmon to undisclosed customers in Canada. These fish are said to grow twice as fast as conventionally-farmed Atlantic salmon. GM salmon can grow

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The Effects of Climate Change on Food

Food is one of our society’s major necessities. One of the biggest threats to the security of food is climate change. Climate change is considered to be any change in a climate system, which may include volcanic eruptions, adjustments in solar activity, or changes in weather patterns. The changing weather patterns that are becoming more

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Food Insecurity on College Campuses

A study by the College and University Food Bank Alliance revealed that 48% of college students have undergone bouts of food insecurity. The LA Times reported that California State University has approximately 460,000 students, with one in 10  students being homeless, and one in five  students experiencing food insecurity. According to the U.S. Department of

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