Fascinating Friday! – Foods Before and After Genetic Modification ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ‰

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Hello, everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚

Today is a special Friday because I am posting a NEW ‘Fascinating Friday’ post!! How long has it been? WAY too long. BUT, at least you are finally reading a new one, and I am very excited to share this one with you!

Most people have no idea what their everyday fruits and vegetables originally looked like before they were genetically modified. Perhaps you are wondering, what exactly is genetic modification?

Genetically Modifiedย (of an organism or crop) containing genetic material that has been artificially altered so as to produce a desired characteristic.

Sounds kind of creepy if you ask me. lol Anyway, we’re going to take a look at some before and after pictures of some of the popular foods you enjoy. Let’s do this!


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And there are just a few examples of the way our food has been genetically modified! Pretty insane, eh? It’s hard to believe these well-known foods used to look that different!

Well, I really hoped that you enjoyed today’s ‘Fascinating Friday!’ It is quite a bit shorter than my other ones but still thought that you would find it to be interesting. Let me know what you thought of today’s post, and if you have anything fascinating you want to see featured in a future issue! ๐Ÿ™‚

To learn more about Genetically Modified foods, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_food




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24 thoughts on “Fascinating Friday! – Foods Before and After Genetic Modification ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ‰

  1. Jac says:

    As always I thoroughly enjoyed your post! I have most certainly heard of GMOs.๐Ÿ˜ Are family has researched GMOs quite a bit, it is terrible! We very rarely eat them. The banana!

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  2. Maggie says:

    Whoaaa thatโ€™s crazy! I think itโ€™s wild that food scientists (whatever theyโ€™re actually called ๐Ÿ˜‚) are able to make hybrids and such of fruits and vegetables!
    Cool post, Brad!

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  3. Ann says:

    Yippee, it’s a ‘Fascinating Friday’!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™ˆ Boy, you haven’t written these posts for a long time and I really missed them! How are you now? Do you still have many duties or are you finally quite free? ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Great post! ๐Ÿ˜Š Wooow! All the fruit and vegetables you shared look so different as wild ones! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I didn’t imagine bananas and watermelons could look so strange ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ‰ Really interesting post! Can’t wait to see the next one ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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    • Brad @ Total Bradness says:

      Yes, it is!!! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŽ‰ I know ๐Ÿ™ˆ Same! I am doing great! I am not working anymore, I have my beginner’s license, and am only doing this year’s school now ๐Ÿ˜‰ So, I am FINALLY quite free. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks so much!! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ They sure do! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Lol, me either!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ‰ So glad you enjoyed it! I can’t wait to share it ๐Ÿ˜Š Thanks so much for your comment! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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  4. Keziah says:

    Dude, those before and after pics are CRAZY!! I’ve most definitely heard about GMO’s, and try to stay away from them, though I could try harder, to be honest. XD Great post, thanks for sharing and I’m awaitin’ for another amazing post by you. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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