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Latest Genetically modified food Stories

2015-02-27 23:18:22

Transparency Market Research added new report "Agricultural Biotechnology Market For Transgenic Crops (Corn, Soybean, Cotton and Others), Synthetic Biology-Enabled Products and Tools - Global

2015-02-23 16:32:39

Latest Move by Hershey's Follows the Removal of GMOs by General Mills, Unilever, Post Foods. WASHINGTON, Feb.

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2015-02-19 13:31:05

If you’re one of the people who sometimes feel overwhelmed when you start hearing terms such as genetic modification and selective breeding, don’t worry – we here at RedOrbit feel your pain, so we’ve created this handy little guide to help clear up some of the confusion.

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2015-02-16 12:07:29

A genetically modified apple that won’t turn brown after its been sliced has been approved by the US Department of Agriculture, reigniting the debate about the safety of GMO foods.

2015-02-07 23:01:39

Walking from Santa Monica to New York to raise awareness for GMO Labeling, Taylor Lancaster stops off in Phoenix on Tuesday, Feb.

2015-01-22 12:22:49

Group Urges Consumers To Call, Facebook and Tweet Sabra Ahead of Super Bowl Demanding A Verified GMO-Free Dip; Campaign Also Seeks End To Sabra-Owner PepsiCo's Funding of Efforts to Keep Consumers

2015-01-09 23:03:50

Study finds that GMO labeling, such as that required by a recently proposed New Jersey bill, would help consumers make more fully informed purchasing decisions Montclair,

2015-01-08 08:31:14

-- Awarded three patents and applied for three additional patents in GM seed technologies BEIJING, Jan.

2015-01-05 08:31:35

Leading experts reveal how Canadians will be optimizing their health in the New Year TORONTO, Jan.

2014-12-17 23:07:47

Renew Life Formulas, a leader in natural digestive care, has confirmed that their first Non-GMO Project Verified products—Organic Triple Fiber powder and Triple Fiber capsules began shipping


Latest Genetically modified food 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...

Enviropig
2013-10-02 09:09:32

Enviropig is the trademark for a genetically modified line of Yorkshire pigs with the capability to digest plant phosphorus more efficiently than ordinary unmodified pigs that was developed at the University of Guelph. The benefits of the Enviropig, if commercialized, include reduced feed cost and reduced phosphorus pollution as compared to the raising of ordinary pigs. Enviropigs create the enzyme phytase in their salivary glands. When cereal grains are consumed, the phytase mixes with...

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