Toad Pear raises some good points. Almost all the food we grow is a modification of ‘natural’ foods – plants and animal. Selective breeding is taking the desired trait and breeding based on that – ‘large fat pigs, bigger grains of wheat, better resistance to disease etc – people have been doing this for 10000 or so years and the crops and animals we see today are very different than anything that ever lived in the wild. We are also facing a pending food crisis as the limits of agriculutre are being reached.
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