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6 LONG LIFE TOMATO: FlavrSavr TM - Delayed softening of tomato during ripening FRESH PRODUCT: MacGregor, Calgene, USA The Flavr Savr tomato was the frst commercially grown genetically engineered Food to be granted a license For human consumption. It was produced by the Davis, CaliFornian company Calgene , and submitted to the U.S. ±DA in 1992. It was frst sold in 1994, and was only available For a Few years beFore production ceased. Calgene made history but mounting costs prevented it From becoming proftable, and it was eventually acquired by Monsanto. RICE : beta- carotene “Golden Rice” Developed by: a Professor
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Unformatted text preview: Technology brought by: Syngenta, Bayer, Monsanto and Orynova, Later donated to: International Rice Research Institute Vitamin A deficiency " Recommended Rice intake 200g/day Nature July 2010 FREEDOM OF CHOICE . MINIMIZING POLLEN TRAFFIC : The right measures need to be taken so that GM pollen won't drift into other fields and fertilize conventional cultivars. Female flower: Sticky silk catches airborne pollen as it blows by. COEXISTENCE With and Without GMOs Maize male flower: When July comes around the pollen starts to fly....
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course BIOLOGY Food scien taught by Professor Dr.johnson during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.

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