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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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None of these countries has adopted genetically modified food crops.
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About five years ago, the field testing of golden rice-a genetically modified rice artificially inserted with genes from a bacteria and corn to produce beta carotene was publicized.
'Henceforth, any organisation that is in charge of any product that is being imported and seems to contain Genetically Modified Organisms, particularly when they are labelled, please request for Biosafety certificate from the Agency, if that is not done, such product will not be allowed to enter the Nigerian market.
Soybeans and maize are among the most genetically modified plants planted around the world, accounting for more than 80 per cent of the total cultivated area of these plants in the world.
Genetically modified foods have been deemed safe and beneficial (National Academy of Sciences, 2016; Nicolia, Manzo, Veronesi, & Rosellini, 2014), but consumers do not view the technology as safe (Funk & Kennedy, 2016) and have called for tighter regulations (Senauer, 2013).
1.2 The Advantages and Disadvantages of Genetically Modified Food
There is opposition to genetically modified foods in the United States, but it has always been a minority view.
The ministry, known as Sagarpa, had given the green light for genetically modified seeds to be used, but it violated the rights of local indigenous communities, which are guaranteed consultation by the Mexican constitution, the court ruled.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The existence of a large amount of imported genetically modified rice in Turkey that was reportedly unearthed during an operation in 2013 was confirmed by Customs and Trade Minister Cenap AE-cy in response to a parliamentary question on Monday.
These genetically modified organisms, called GMOs, can synthesize additional proteins to improve their properties.

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