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Genetically Modified Foods

Definitions

Genetically Modified Foods are animals or plants that have had genetic modification.

Genetic modification is the insertion of DNA from one organism to another, usually by molecular technologies.

Transgenic crops are food plants that have been genetically modified by insertion of a foreign gene or transgene, i.e. a gene from another species.

Agricultural biotechnology employs biological processes and living organisms to produce food.

Websites

EPA 

Du Pont 

Monsanto

Union of Concerned Scientists

 Organic Consumers Association 

Institute for Food & Development Policy 

Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth is the U.S. voice of an influential, international network of grassroots groups. 

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