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GMOs and Engineered Food
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GMOs and Engineered Food

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GMOs: Facts About Genetically Modified Food
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GMOs: Facts About Genetically Modified Food

A GMO is an organism that has had its DNA altered or modified in some way through genetic engineering.

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From Corgis to Corn: A Brief Look at the Long History of GMO Technology
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From Corgis to Corn: A Brief Look at the Long History of GMO Technology

To date, scientists have engineered bacteria that produce medication-grade drugs, crops with built-in pesticides, and beagles that glow in the dark.

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Are GMOs Good or Bad? Genetic Engineering & Our Food
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Are GMOs Good or Bad? Genetic Engineering & Our Food

Are GMOs bad for your health? Or is this fear unfounded?

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Scientists have created a disease-fighting superfruit
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Scientists have created a disease-fighting superfruit

Supercharged GM tomatoes packed with industrial quantities of disease-fighting plant chemicals could soon be on the menu.

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Is there a future for GMO-free soybeans?
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Is there a future for GMO-free soybeans?

Almost all the world's soybean grown today is GMO, which it is very difficult to find non-GMO soybeans. Begging the question is there a future for non-GMO soybeans?

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Genetically Modified Soy
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Genetically Modified Soy

Genetically Modified Soy

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Genetically Modified Corn— Environmental Benefits and Risks
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Genetically Modified Corn— Environmental Benefits and Risks

Corn is one of humankind's earliest innovations. It was domesticated 10,000 years ago when humans learned to cross-pollinate plants and slowly turned a scraggly nondescript grass called teosinte into plump, productive modern corn.

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Potato company engineers spuds that are resistant to late blight disease
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Potato company engineers spuds that are resistant to late blight disease

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow farmers to plant two types of potatoes that are genetically engineered to resist late blight.

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These vitamin-fortified bananas might get you thinking differently about GMOs
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These vitamin-fortified bananas might get you thinking differently about GMOs

A controversial effort is underway to fight vitamin A deficiency with engineered bananas.

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GMO Information - Kids Right To Know
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GMO Information - Kids Right To Know

What’s a GMO? A GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) is a laboratory process of taking genes from one species and inserting them into another in an attempt to obtain a desired trait or characteristic.

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