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2013-12-04 02:16:06
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The most common genetically modified foods are corn, soybeans, canola, and cotton.


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hard to say because it is not always stated on the packaging if it has been genetically modified.Answer:60 to 70% of food in grocery stores are genetically modified. You don't know for sure, but most of what you eat has been genetically modified (unless you eat only organic foods, or something).

Genetically modified food is so cheap because the processes used in growing it is supposedly "faster, better, and cheaper." Most soybeans, which are in most of the foods we consume, are genetically modified and nobody really knows. Companies just want to grow more for cheap then sell more at a cheap price.

One can buy genetically modified food from many food stores. In the UK most supermarkets like Tesco, Asda, Morrison's and Sainsbury's all sell some GM foods.

Israel is not against genetically modified food, but most Israeli food comes from Europe. Therefore, GMOs are rare in Israel.

One of the most known documentary on genetically modified food is Panacea or Poison. Another film that is more of an "internet sensation" than an actual film is "Controlling Our Food".

There is no genetically modified, or altered, wheat on the market as of March 2013. That is not to say that it won't happen in the future. Oats are also not genetically modified. Most baking ingredients are not genetically modified. Look for 100% wheat products to be sure. There are also lists of products and companies that do, and do not, use GMOs in their food.

The laws regarding the labelling of genetically modified foods depend on the country. Most foods that have been genetically modified need to have it stated on the label.

By GM, you probably mean genetically modified. That means the chicken's DNA has been modified to make it "better". A typical improvement is faster than average growth rate. The normal chicken has not been genetically modified. Organic chickens are not only not genetically modified themselves, but are fed food that has not been genetically modified either. These are considered the healthiest, but are also the most expensive. The GM has nothing to do with General Motors.

Scientists providing evidence that genetically modified foods

Corn, soy, canola, cotton, tomatoes, potatoes, wheat, squash, and other foods are genetically modified. More and more foods are being genetically modified yearly, There are non-genetically modified varieties of all of those foods, though some cross pollination of GMO and non-GMO varieties may occur during pollination, Most other foods are not genetically modified.

Genetically modified food can also be achieved by altering their DNA (or genes) by genetic engineering techniques. This usually involves inserting a gene into the organisms' DNA to create a certain trait. For example, some corn crops have been genetically modified so that they become more resistant to herbicides and insect pests. In most countries Genetically Modified foods (GM) as well as foods containing GM source foods have to be labelled by law, giving consumers the choice to use them or not. Agriculturally speaking the opposite of GM foods are "Organic" crops.

Canada has been one of the four countries that were most known for commercial production of genetically modified canola, cotton, maize and soybeans. The other three countries have been Argentina, China, and the United States. The government approves use within Canada of all genetically modified products that are like real food, and that aren't dangerous if consumed. But the government won't approve labels that differentiate, for the customer, between food that's gmo-free and food that's not.

When most people refer to food as genetically modified, or GMO, they mean foods that are transgenic. That is, a gene is taken from one organism and forced into the DNA of a totally different species. Examples are a gene taken from a bacteria and put into the DNA of corn, soy, cotton, papayas, or other crops.

Genetically modified foods happened because man discovered that a gene could be removed from one species and forced into the cells of another species to bring about a desired trait in the host, or that a gene could be removed from an organism, modified in some way, and inserted back into the same organism. In the most common genetically modified foods today (2015), the desired trait is either resistance to a herbicide or to produce an insecticide in the plant itself, although there are some other, less common traits produced through genetic modification.

Crops which have been genetically modified to resist the effects of glyphosate, a commonly used herbicide (Roundup is the most common trade name).

Probably. Because genetically modified foods (GMO) are not required to be labeled as such, it is difficult to know for certain. But it is very likely that food staples produced by huge corporations such as Monsanto or Cargil are genetically modified. I suspect most of the corn, soybeans and wheat produced in the U.S. are GMO.

Genetically modified foods are just as the name suggests. Scientists alter the DNA make up of the food, often by taking DNA from an unrelated species and forcing it into the seeds of another species. Two of these items of food we see everyday in our stores are corn and soybeans. The most common genetic modifications are made so that crops will withstand the use of pesticides and/or herbicides, or so plants actually produce their own pesticide within the plant itself. It is often controversial.

Some people don't, some people do, but most people don't care about it much. Genetically modified food is food that is changed by man in a very specific way at the cellular level. This is different from the way we have been modifying food characteristics for a couple of hundred years by breeding to get specific characteristics. But 'love' is a tough standard. Genetically modified foods generally do not taste different from non-Genetically modified foods. Nor do they cook differently or produce much waste differently. The big differences from deliberate breeding are in the laboratory and not in the barn yard.

There are dozens of companies around the world that are involved in genetically modifying foods. In the United States and the world, Monsanto is the company that leads in genetically engineering foods. Most, if not all, big name food companies (General Mills, Kellogg's, Pepsi, Coke, and Kraft are a few) use GMO ingredients in their products.

Genetically Modified foods, or GM foods, can be genetically modified with many different goals in mind. This can be for a faster maturation time or it could be for insect resistance, drought resistance, higher yeild, etc. Most GMO foods today are genetically manipulated to be resistant to herbicides or to produce an insecticide within the plant itself. Genetic engineering has no affect on their maturation.

Most of the food plants we use now are 'genetically modified' in the way of improving the amount of food able to be grown, the disease resistances of the plant, the quality and consistency of the food grown - but then farmers have been doing this type of work for hundreds of years, the scientists have only recently taken up the habit

yes they can in fact that's what most of the milk today is.

Virtually every state in the US except Alaska grows at least some GM crops, glyphosate resistant being the most common trait used.

Most organic foods compare very favorably to genetically modified foods in nutritional value.

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