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www.hoosieragtoday.com/americans-ok-genetic-modification-health-care-not-food

Aug 29, 2017 ... More than three-quarters of Americans would accept release of genetically modified mosquitoes to decrease risk of the Zika virus, but fewer than half accept genetic modification (GM) of animals, grain crops and produce, according to a Purdue University study. Nicole Olynk Widmar, associate professor of ...

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Jun 9, 2015 ... [49] Among the issues subject to consultation is the food safety of new proteins in new plant varieties, including those developed through genetic engineering.[50] The FDA makes detailed information regarding completed consultations publicly available.[51]. 2. Animals. The FDA also asserts jurisdiction ...

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May 19, 2016 ... The Associated Press noted that the growth of genetically engineered crops has yet to lead to a jump in food production, as supporters claimed. The report did not find any conclusive evidence of environmental problems from such crops. Genetic engineering is the technology of changing the genes of living ...

www.bartleby.com/essay/Genetic-Modification-of-Food-P3CSVT6STJ

To begin, a brief distinction among the terms “genetically engineered,” “ genetically modified organism,” and “genetically modified food” will be made. Quite frequently, these terms are used interchangeably despite having different meanings. Genetic engineering refers to scientific methods (the actual processes ) in which ...

www.treehugger.com/green-food/what-we-can-learn-first-genetically-engineered-food.html

Oct 14, 2013 ... What's fascinating is that genetic engineering was a kind of selling point for this fruit. In some ways, GMOs are suffering from a massive branding crisis. The efforts of big agrochemical companies like Monsanto to obscure the origins of genetically engineered plants creates a kind of void where we imagine ...

www.salon.com/2017/09/02/climate-change-will-cause-food-shortages-we-should-use-genetic-engineering-to-prevent-them_partner

Sep 2, 2017 ... Our food sources have already benefited from past forays into genetic engineering. Researchers' past efforts were focused on creating crops that are resistant to pests and disease. This is an important part of feeding the world – we could feed 8.5 percent of all the people on Earth with the crops lost to fungal ...

www.newsmax.com/fastfeatures/gmos-health-foods-genetic-engineering/2015/02/09/id/622630

Feb 9, 2015 ... Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are food crops that have been engineered to increase yields, hardiness and resistance to herbicides. This genetic engineering creates plant, animal and bacteria food groups that do not occur in nature. There is much controversy over the issue of GMO safety and ...

www.statnews.com/2017/02/02/genetically-modified-foods-regulation

Feb 2, 2017 ... Although some experts suggest that gene-editing techniques like CRISPR are more precise than the first-generation genetic engineering technologies, there are still documented off-target effects 13, meaning they will likely have unintended consequences. CRISPR will probably be used to produce more ...

www.npr.org/2014/12/10/367842658/debate-should-we-genetically-modify-food

Dec 10, 2014 ... Margaret Mellon is a science policy consultant in the areas of antibiotics, genetic engineering and sustainable agriculture. She holds a doctorate in molecular biology and a law degree from the University of Virginia. In 1993, Mellon founded the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned ...