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2013-09-24 23:27:18

In a just-released report, "Non-GMO Foods: U.S. Market Perspective", Packaged Facts estimates that non-GMO food and beverage sales in the U.S. will be approximately $178 billion in 2013, accounting for almost a quarter of all food and beverage sales. Packaged Facts projects that by 2017 non-GMO products will make up around 30% of total food and beverage sales, with a value of about $264 billion. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 One of the hottest topics in the food...

2013-09-23 23:21:28

Non-GMO Foods: U.S. Market Perspective”, a new report from Packaged Facts, covers the market for non-GMO food and beverage products sold at retail. This report looks at the positive and negative data about GMOs; the body of opinion on the topic; the regulatory environment for GMOs; the stakeholders in the controversy; market size and projections for non-GMO products; and marketing and new product trends. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 “Non-GMO Foods: U.S. Market...

British Engineer A Bean
2013-09-04 13:40:15

[ Watch The Video: Scientists Developing British Baked Bean ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Essentially little more than navy beans covered in a tomato-based sauce, baked beans are one of the more popular foods in the British Isles. However, due to the UK's growing environment – the beans are grown outside the region and are mostly imported from Canada. To rectify this disparity, researchers from the University of Warwick are using state-of-the-art genetic...

2013-08-21 23:04:37

This report also specifies food safety contaminant testing market based on pathogen subtypes, in various food types, and countries. The market report has been driven by the testing of food material during every stage of food production and processing. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The report "European Food Safety Testing Market By Contaminant (Pathogen, GMO, Toxin, Pesticide), Technology (Traditional & Rapid), Food Type (Meat & Poultry Product, Dairy Product, Fruit & Vegetable,...

2013-08-16 23:23:12

Scientific Community rally behind Golden Rice. More than 2,000 swiftly sign letter denouncing recent anti-GMO militants’ criminal act in Philippines. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 In an act of swift solidarity with Golden Rice researchers, more than 2,000 academics, scientists and supporters of plant biotechnology from across the globe signed an open letter condemning the destruction of Philippine government-sponsored humanitarian research field trials. More than 2,000 signatures were...


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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