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genetically modified

denoting or derived from an organism whose DNA has been altered for the purpose of improvement or correction of defects: genetically modified food.
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The same applies to genetically modified crops such as soya, corn and potatoes.
Economic Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops on the Agri-Food Sector, published by the Directorate General for Agriculture of the European Commission.
Let me say a bit about genetically modified or genetically engineered crops.
The study, published in the British scientific journal Nature, reported that samples of native-corn varieties collected from a test plot in Oaxaca contained DNA from genetically modified varieties developed in the US (see SourceMex, 2001-02-05).
Researchers in Italy have used genetically modified eggplants to produce seedless fruits.
The poll also revealed that consumers have mixed confidence in the government's ability to manage genetically modified foods, following last fall's recall of products contaminated with StarLink corn.
If the ratio of GMO in food is more than 5%, manufacturers are required to display on food labels that it is genetically modified.
New regulations enacted by the European Parliament will impose tough labeling and tracing requirements on genetically modified products.
The international organization tested four Trader Joe's-label products and found the cornmeal contained genetically modified corn, said Heather Whitehead, a Greenpeace spokeswoman.
It will set a threshold for food products of 1 percent for ingredients which contain genetically modified DNA under which a product would not have to be labeled.
It has come to our attention that developments in the automated detection of DNA will improve the reliability of detection of genetically modified sequences in processed foods, thus helping companies label their product appropriately.

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