genetically modified organism: an organism or microorganism whose genetic material has been altered by means of genetic engineering.
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How to use GMO in a sentence
That strategy has been used in some cases to help determine GMO policy.
Both Just Label It and the Non-GMO Project receive the bulk of their donations from natural foods companies.
The Non-GMO Project, on the other hand, provides a voluntary way for manufacturers to declare themselves GMO free.
And organic producers are sitting on some of the best GMO-free supply chains in the United States.
For one thing, the United States organic standards system already requires that foods be GMO-free.
British Dictionary definitions for GMO
genetically modified organism
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Scientific definitions for GMO
Abbreviation of genetically modified organism
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Cultural definitions for GMO
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