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genetically modified organism

n. Abbr. GMO
An organism whose genetic characteristics have been altered by the insertion of a modified gene or a gene from another organism using the techniques of genetic engineering.
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1) US FDA - Labeling requirements for prepackaged food containing ingredients of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) (http://www.
The event aims to promote, expand and strengthen the cultivation of fodder crops suitable for animal feed free from genetically modified organisms.
The Genetically Modified Organisms (Control) Act 2004 that provides for the moratorium in Tasmania expires in November 2014, Ms Moseley said.
Rounding out this text are chapters focused on the use of qPCR to detect allergens, gluten, and genetically modified organisms and chapters addressing authentication of animal or plant species present in labeled foods.
Genetically modified organisms have been manipulated through genetic engineering by introducing changes into DNA structure.
Environmental impacts of genetically modified organisms include the disruption of food web in the ecosystem which have a negative impact on pollinating insects such as bees and buterflies.
So far, there is no sufficient information and reliable scientific evidence that would allow telling that genetically modified organisms, and food made of them, are completely harmless to the environment and people.
ANKARA, Jan 21, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Agriculture & Rural Affairs Ministry stated on Wednesday that it would not allow import of any genetically modified organisms which were not appropriate to EU standards.
MANILA PHILIPPINES * The Philippine bishops came gradually to accept genetically modified organisms as they studied whether to support the development of new strains of rice to solve a rice shortage in Asia, the head of the bishops' bioethics office said.
The new approach has the potential to help scientists modify plants to produce food, fuel and fiber sustainably while minimizing concerns about genetically modified organisms.
Monsanto is the world leader in genetically modified organisms and one of industrial history's most controversial corporations.
Increased knowledge and public research into genetically modified organisms and biotechnology in a field extended to include subjects such as ecotoxicology, microbial ecology, and agricultural economics;

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