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2013-12-09 23:01:13

Seeds Now offers 100 percent non-GMO seeds online. Non-GMO Seeds enable consumers to grow their own Non-GMO plants at home. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Experts are now predicting that around 95 percent of US plant-derived foods will be genetically modified. That’s quite a large number. They even say that current organic farmers will eventually make the switch over to using genetically engineered seeds. But the fight against the genetically modified market still has plenty...

2013-11-25 23:21:03

Food Safety Testing Market report explicitly describes the market in terms of contaminants, food types, technologies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/food-safety-365.html (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The report "Food Safety Testing Market by Contaminants (Pathogen, GMO, Toxin, Pesticide), Technology (Traditional & Rapid), Food Types (Meat & Poultry, Dairy, Fruit & Vegetable, Processed Food & Geography–Global Trends & Global Forecast to 2018 "...

2013-11-19 23:22:16

Integrative Nutrition’s latest charitable giving effort supports four organizations that advocate to empower consumers and build the non-GMO food supply. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), the world’s largest nutrition school, is happy to announce that it has donated $117,000 to four organizations that share in its mission to label foods that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). “People have the right to know what’s in...

2013-11-16 23:03:20

In response to an article published by Al Jazeera, Colle Farmers Market agrees that more needs to be done about the GMO labeling to ensure consumers’ best interest. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Al Jazeera on November 5th, which states that Washington state has become the center of the GMO labeling controversy. According to an Al Jazeera article entitled “GMO labeling debate grows in the US,” a large debate emerged in...

2013-10-31 23:25:32

The global market for seed treatments was valued at $3.1 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $3.2 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $4.8 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.3% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Seed Treatment: Technologies and Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for seed...

2013-10-30 23:20:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Commercial (Conventional And Biotech/GM) Seeds Market For Soybean, Corn, Cotton And Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018. London (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The commercial seeds market can be segmented based on ownership into proprietary seeds and non-proprietary seeds. Proprietary seeds are seeds owned and marketed exclusively by a company and accounted for over 85% of the market...


Latest Genetic engineering Reference Libraries

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

Blue Rose
2013-10-02 08:33:40

A Blue Rose is a flower of the genus Rosa belonging to the family Rosaceae that presents blue to violet pigmentation instead of the more common white, red, or yellow coloration. Blue roses are frequently portrayed in literature and art as a symbol of love and prosperity to those who seek it, but don’t exist in nature as a result of genetic limitations. In 2004, researchers utilized genetic modification to produce roses that contain the blue pigment delphinidin. After 13 years of...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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