Please review the Discussion Board Grading Rubric in the Course Resources.
Each Unit, you are required to post one (1) initial response and two (2) replies to your peers and/or Professor. Your initial response should be at least 150 words and contain a reference list for the sources used to support your response; the word count minimum excludes the references. The responses to others should be at least 75 words each. Please be sure to cite all of your sources in APA format in accordance with the Discussion Board Grading Rubric.
Choose one of the following questions for your initial response to the Discussion.
- What are the health hazards of chemical pesticide and fertilizer use in agriculture? How can these risks be reduced or eliminated?
- Describe some of the potential health hazards of genetically modified food organisms. What scientific evidence is available to illustrate these effects?
- How does food become contaminated by pathogens? What are some of the measures in place to prevent contamination?
- How does water become contaminated by pathogens? What are some of the measures in place to prevent contamination?