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2014-07-01 08:29:49

New National Survey Shows Only 2 Percent of Consumers Concerned About Consuming Biotech Foods ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumer awareness about biotechnology and GMOs skyrocketed in 2014, only 2 percent of consumers cite GMOs as a barrier to eating foods or beverages, according to the 21st Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study. At the same time, 57 percent characterize the role of biotechnology as positive or neutral/no opinion based on the survey conducted...

2014-06-30 23:04:46

Concerns for unanswered questions to the GMO food industry (1) and EPA continue as Moms Across America plan to march in over one hundred 4th of July parades in America. Additionally, MAA moms have been working diligently to gain the EPA's consideration of increasing evidence (2) supporting glyphosate dangers in its current review process. MIssion Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For the second year, Moms Across America are gathering around the country to spread awareness of GMOs...

2014-06-26 16:26:01

Health motivation still top reason to go organic; parents also want to steer clear of GMO WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the thoughts that race through the mind of a mom or dad as they do the weekly grocery shopping and decide whether to put an organic or non-organic item in the shopping cart, the desire to stay away from foods that have been genetically modified has never been greater. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122137 Avoiding GMOs...

2014-06-25 23:02:22

Their popular freeze-dried Fruit Crisps and new Fruit Clusters have earned recognition for being in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standards. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. GMOs, or "genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria,...

2014-06-23 12:31:19

MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill is introducing a soybean oil made from identity-preserved (IdP), conventionally-bred (non-GM) soybeans for customers interested in exploring a non-GMO claim on their product label. The oil is refined in Cargill's Des Moines, Iowa, plant in a process certified by SGS, a global inspection, verification, testing and certification company. "Despite the many merits of biotechnology, consumer interest in food and beverage products made...

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2014-06-12 11:40:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Genetically-modified crops (GMOs) might eventually be able to prevent blight or prevent starvation on a massive scale, but the prospect of these disasters isn’t enough to convince someone who is strongly against their use, according to a new study in the journal Appetite. Study researchers found when grocery shoppers read the story of the 1850s Irish Potato famine online, the tale did nothing to boost their support for GMOs. "If...

2014-06-03 23:18:00

GMO-PG to establish the fifth oversea entity in Thailand Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 GMO Internet Group online payment service provider, GMO Payment Gateway Inc. (TSE1:3769), announces the launch of global payment processing service, GMO-PG Global Payment, in Thailand. GMO-PG provides GMO-PG Global Payment solutions to Japanese online businesses and has been developing plans to expand services globally, with a focus on Asia. The Thailand subsidiary of GMO PAYMENT GATEWAY (THAILAND)...

2014-05-29 12:28:50

ALBANY, New York, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Agricultural Biotechnology Market For Transgenic Crops (Corn, Soybean, Cotton and Others), Synthetic Biology-Enabled Products and Tools - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global agricultural biotechnology market was valued at USD 15,300 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 28,694.1 million by...

2014-05-28 23:10:11

Enough Maui County residents have signed a petition to potentially place on the November 2014 ballot a temporary moratorium on all GE cultivation practices, including open-field GMO and pesticide experimentation, until a company funded, County administered Environmental and Public Health Impacts Study (EPHIS) shows they are safe for the environment and human exposure.The SHAKA Movement (Sustainable Hawaiian Agriculture for the Keiki and the 'Aina) helped to successfully coordinated...

2014-05-26 12:22:59

DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l4gqsv/agricultural) has announced the addition of the "Global Agricultural Biotechnology for Transgenic Crops (Corn, Soybean, Cotton and Others), Synthetic Biology-Enabled Products and Tools Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Agricultural biotechnology is a collection of scientific tools that can be used on living...


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Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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