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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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2) US FDA - Labeling requirements for food additives containing ingredients of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) (http://www.fda.gov.tw/tc/includes/GetFile.ashx?mID=19&id=38138&chk=a4d8f933-8946-42e7-80a4-85fbcc382e52)
The ministry recalled that a regulation on import, processing, export, control and supervision of genetically modified organisms was put into effect on October 26, 2009.
The Philippines bishops' conference initially resisted acceptance of genetically modified organisms when the technology was "not yet so well defined," Legaspi said.
The European Commission is now likely to decide to authorise the introduction of these genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the EU market.
(Purac says that the lactide monomers are "non-GMO," i.e., not produced from genetically modified organisms.) Purac describes Vyloecol as a patented amorphous and biodegradable polylactic acid (PLA) that is soluble in standard organic solvents.
Monsanto is the world leader in genetically modified organisms and one of industrial history's most controversial corporations.
* Adoption of a law on genetically modified organisms based in particular on the principles of responsibility, precaution, transparency, participation, information, and freedom of choice to grow GM and non-GM crops.
Under these amendments products containing genetically modified organisms (GMO) should be labelled.The Government of Canada is ready to give grant worth US$50 million in order to construct laboratory, where products containing GMO could be examined.
Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms; v.3: Methodologies for transgenic fish.
The gluten-free meal which contains no trans fats, genetically modified organisms or other bio-engineered ingredients, also features carrots, onions and cumin.
The deliberate use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in 'organic' foods will remain prohibited, but a limit of 0.9% accidental GMOs will be allowed.
With all the angst over peanut dust and pollen, the potential allergy-causing properties of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been quietly overlooked.

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