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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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Under the new GMO bylaw, the ban on use of genetically-modified organisms and products in baby food will continue in line with Biosafety Law.
Producers must put a warning on labels of food that include genetically-modified organisms.
New measures on the marketing and monitoring of genetically-modified organisms were settled after a marathon 20-hour negotiating session between EU Environment Ministers in Luxembourg.
The Ministers also agreed for the first time to begin a formal study into the ethics of producing genetically-modified organisms.
There are chapters on analyzing ingredients such as additives and micronutrients, genetically-modified organisms and added water.
ANKARA, Aug 13, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish government announced Friday a new bylaw on genetically-modified organisms (GMO) and products.
More research is needed and existing research needs to be completed before we can have a better idea of the effects of genetically-modified organisms on our hard-pressed wildlife," said spokesman Mr Brian Johnson.

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