Not everyone agrees that GM crops are safe, in addition safety is not the only consideration at hand.  There are also personal preferences, ethical concerns, business issues, etc. to be considered.

Explore a few of these ideas in the lesson here to help you think about what some of the negative impacts of the technology could be…and if the benefits of the technology may be worth the risk.

In addition, scroll through the videos below to hear different arguments against the technology.  Use the titles to determine which videos pique your interest.  These videos were graciously shared by


How can we know what foods contain GMOs?


Is it natural?  Can we trust the safety testing?


Will it really cost more to label GMOs?


We have the right to know what is in our food.


Is the lack of labeling hiding anything?


Can we trust the companies behind the technology?


Is our food system sustainable?