Monthly Archives: November 2013

Investigating into Some of the Latest GMOs

In anthropology lab, we discussed the concept of a “grapple” or an apple genetically modified to taste like a grape. As a class, we were challenged to determine if a grapple would be considered food to most Americans. Surprisingly, I … Continue reading

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GMOs or Something Else?

When you think about the main arguments against the use of GMOs, they are usually centered around the detrimental impacts of genetic modification on human health and the environment. However, GMOs alone do not directly impact society. The way we … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Doctor’s Office

This Friday, I went home for the afternoon so I could get my annual check-up at my doctor’s office. As part of the evaluation, I was asked about my diet and the different types of foods I choose to eat … Continue reading

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American Cuisine

The American food industry is shaped by our views about what is or is not food. Unlike other cultures, we view chemically enhanced products as being edible, and generate a demand for these foods to be supplied to the public. … Continue reading

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