QIsn't it true that the intention behind Genetically Modifying the food supply is to genetically modify the human race, preventing those eligible to evolve to 5D ? Ingested chemicals from GMO'S never leave the human body and continue to grow

Isn't it true that the intention behind Genetically Modifying the food supply is to genetically modify the human race, preventing those eligible to evolve to 5D ? Ingested chemicals from GMO'S never leave the human body and continue to grow

AExpert Answer

The reasons for moving beyond traditional plant breeding to genetic modification in plant breeding are many: 


Help Farmers: 

The first wave of commercialized GM seeds was developed to help farmers improve their ability to control weeds and reduce crop damage from diseases, insects and drought―i.e., for agronomic improvements.  These helped reduce the impact of agriculture on their local environment and reduce their costs.


Improve Nutrition:

Soon after and continuing today, there has been a greater emphasis on traits that include improved nutrition:


    • Vitamin A enrichment in rice: Vitamin A deficiency is a leading cause of blindness in the developing world and is particularly prevalent among children there.
    • Improving iron bioavailability in beans: Two billion people in the world suffer from iron deficiency, which impairs mental and physical development, increases susceptibility to infections and is responsible for 20 percent of all maternal deaths after childbirth.
    • Essential amino acids: Virtually all plant foods, including the major staple crops used in food and animal feed around the world, are poor sources of at least one of the essential amino acids that humans, poultry and livestock must consume.  Researchers in India successfully increased the amount of three essential amino acids in potatos, the most important noncereal staple crop throughout the world.
    • Fats and oils: While many people in developing countries have difficulty getting access to enough nutritious food, the dietary problems for people in the industrialized world often stem from making poor choices.  For example, even though fats and oils are an essential part of a healthy diet, they contain many calories, and while some types are good for your heart, e.g., unsaturated fats, others are linked to heart disease. Many people in industrialized countries consume both too much fat and too much oil, which can lead to obesity, and the wrong types, such as the saturated fatty acids associated with cardiovascular problems that can lead to heart attacks and strokes.  Plant biotechnology has been used to optimize the fatty-acid profile of oilseed crops, such as soybean, corn and canola, to promote human health. 


Food Security:

Figuring out how to feed more people with the same land resources while protecting the environment is a global reality. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization predicts that by 2050 we will need to increase food production by 100 percent to have enough to feed the world. 


Although issues like food waste, distribution and politics play an important role in food deficiencies in the developing world, the truth is that our planet’s population is increasing and our farmland is shrinking.  We will need all types of farming to meet global food demand.  As pressure on agriculture production and land resources increases, biotech seeds can be a critical tool in feeding the world while improving environmental sustainability. Biotech seeds can contribute to a reduction in the amount of land, water and chemicals needed to produce more food.



I'd be remiss if I didn’t mention this one. Our companies also need to make a profit from the sale of seeds to farmers to support their R&D and reward their shareholders for investing in them. As a result, our companies are able to promote innovation and provide good jobs to their employees, who in turn support their communities' economies.


With regard to your assertion about chemicals, virtually all plants make their own chemicals to help protect them from disease and pest damage.  Some varieties of GM plants have been developed to have protection against certain destructive insects that feed on the plants.  The insect-resistant GMOs on the market today protect themselves by producing proteins that cause insects to die if they eat plant. By design, the proteins have this effect on only a few types of insects that ingest them and are harmless to most other insects and other living beings, including mammals and humans.  It's important to note that the proteins in the current insect-resistant GM crops occur naturally in a bacterium called Bacillus thuringiensis, or Bt, that is found in soils all over the world.  The same proteins are found in sprayable, Bt-based insecticides widely used in organic crop production.  As such, humans have been exposed to these proteins for many years before the development of GM plants.  GM crops that produce the Bt protein have provided effective, area-wide control of target insect pests while saving farmers money by decreasing the total amount of insecticides used against those pests.


By the way, I didn’t know anything about 5D earth/transcendental evolution until I read your question today.  I did some research.  It's a very peaceful philosophy. 

Posted on February 18, 2018
Plant breeding technologies have systematically increased variation in major food crops by using a variety of scientific tools, such as crossing, mutation, genetics and statistics. Take corn, the most produced grain in the world, as an example. Numerous varieties of field corn, sweet corn and popcorn have been developed through plant breeding technologies. From hundreds of varieties, farmers choose the best ones suited for their soils, climates and cultivation systems to grow in their areas...
Posted on February 18, 2018
For more information on plant breeding techniques we invite you to check out the below similar questions that have been answered before. Kevin Folta, Professor and Chairman, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, discusses the cross-pollination and reproduction of plants in this response. A snippet is included below. “A species is defined by the ability to reproduce viable offspring, so any two plants within a species generally have the potential to cross pollinate.... Read More
Posted on February 7, 2018
Many people have commented on this, offering a variety to reasons for the opposition to GMOs and GM crops. They offer examples such as the detection of BSE in British cattle and the UK Minister for Agriculture publicly announcing British beef was perfectly safe to eat to the detection of dioxins in chocolate, all of which occurred in the late 1990s. At this time, GM food products were entering the market and in some instances even labelled as being GM products, such as GM tomato paste in... Read More