- genetically modified organism: an organism or microorganism whose genetic material has been altered by means of genetic engineering.
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That strategy has been used in some cases to help determine GMO policy.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
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The Non-GMO Project, on the other hand, provides a voluntary way for manufacturers to declare themselves GMO free.Whole Foods' Anti-GMO Swindle
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In the United States, an ABC News poll found that 93 percent of Americans want GMO labels.Is Labeling Israeli Products Akin to Labeling Genetically Modified Foods?
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You know labels like ‘organic,’ ‘free range,’ or ‘non GMO,’ but what exactly do they mean?Big Idea: Farming Treats Cancer?
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In California, there is talk of exploring a 2012 ballot initiative to require the labeling of GMO foods.Obama’s Organic Game
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- genetically modified organism
- Abbreviation of genetically modified organism
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A high percentage of food crops, such as corn and soybeans, are genetically modified.
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