Genetically modified products GMO (genetically modified organisms) • . Genetically modified foods are made by inserting genes from another species into a food's DNA. About 60 to 70 percent of products on grocery store shelves contain at least one genetically engineered element. These foods include corn, strawberries, tomatoes, lettuce, potatoes, soybean, and canola • Benefits of biotechnology in ending hunger include the use of drought resistant crop varieties for Africa and the world, and Vitamin A enhanced rice (called golden rice) which could significantly reduce blindness in third world countries. The Opaque-2 corn plant’s protein contains more amino acids lysine and tryptophan making the corn a better protein food • By using biotechnology to incorporate useful genes into common plants scientists want to produce cheap and stable vaccines in an edible form- and beat disease.
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