What is a genetically modified food? Genetically modified refers to when a plant or animal’s genetics have been SPECIFICALLY ALTERED OR CHANGED from their natural state . It is manipulative genetics to provide a “desired state or effect” Think about … Continue reading Genetically Modified foods- why should I care?
Did you know 26% of our earth’s surface (not covered by Ice) is dedicated to livestock? And a further 4% for animal feed? That’s 30% of the total earth just for animal consumption- wow! Last night, I watched a documentary called Cowspiracy, a 2014 doco which explained the ramifications of food agriculture on the environment. It covered the detrimental effects that farming has on many negative world issues such as deforestation, climate change and how the government hide how badly agriculture affects the environment! It was really powerful and made me consider my own intake of beef. When I was devising … Continue reading Eating beef