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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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Genetically modified organisms have had specific changes introduced into their DNA by genetic engineering, using a process of either Cisgenesis or Transgenesis.
Testing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foods is the first study of the screening methods and tools utilised for determining the presence of genetically modified organisms in food products.
A WARWICKSHIRE MEP is backing changes that involve getting tough on the labelling of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).
They contain no cholesterol, hydrogenated oils, or refined sugars and are completely free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Dutch European Parliament member Frans de Roo said during a vote on the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO) that Magnum contained genetically altered soya ingredients, Unilever dismissed on Roo's suggestion in a statement that said "This declaration conflicts with the truth.
Purdue University researchers have developed a model to determine the environmental risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
EU Commissioner David Byrne announced details on how the genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are to be labelled and produced.
The store also provides us a platform from which we can disseminate information about important issues such as pesticide contamination, genetically modified organisms, factory farming, and yes, veganism.
French agricultural cooperative Cana-Caval says it has eliminated genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from much of the pet food it makes.
After five years of talks, 130 governments have finalized a legally binding agreement for protecting the environment from risks posed by genetically modified organisms.
After a week of negotiations in Cartagena, Colombia, delegates representing 174 nations failed to reach a consensus on the Biosafety Protocol - the first global treaty designed to safeguard the world's biodiversity from possible adverse effects of transgenic or genetically modified organisms.

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