S GM POLICY In the last decade the laws regulating the production of transgenic

S gm policy in the last decade the laws regulating

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U.S. GM POLICY In the last decade the laws regulating the production of transgenic products are fairly non-existent. The United States has developed and approved several GMOs for commercial production. Broccoflower Bt Cotton Bt Soybeans Flavr Savr
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EU GMO POLICY The European Union’s regulations on the production, release, and consumption of GMOs has become more stringent in the last decade. Few GM products have been approved, and the production, import and domestic sale of GM products. The EU requires labeling of GMOs on products
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ECONOMIC CONFLICTS Canadian GM corn has not been approved by the EU, so the import has ceased much to the benefit of Australian and Central European corn farmers. GM corn from the US has not been approved. Argentina corn growers that grow approved corn have taken over the US’s share Brazil is now the leading supplier of soybeans to the UK, not the US.
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GMO VS. NON-GMO Benefits Society Benefits World Hunger Sustainable Health Benefits Improved Nutrition Content Environment Benefits Reduced Pesticide use in Insect Resistance Crops Produce low-water crops Risks Plant Transformation process Health Risks Antibiotic Resistance Pesticide Application risks Environmental risks Gene Transfer Pesticide resistance Insect Resistance Non-Target Effects Super Weeds
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GMO QUIZ 1 . When was the first genetically modified plant produced in a laboratory? 1954. 1964. 1974. 1984. 1994.
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GMO QUIZ 1. When was the first genetically modified plant produced in a laboratory? 1954. 1964. 1974. 1984 . 1994. But it's important to note that farmers have been cross- breeding and genetically modifying plants since the start of agriculture 10,000 years ago. Modern genetic modification differs in that it involves actually inserting genetic material into plants, rather than just breeding them together to create new varieties.
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GMO QUIZ Which foods use genetically modified organisms in their production to the largest extent? Cheese. Vegetables. Meat.
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GMO QUIZ Which foods use genetically modified organisms in their production to the largest extent? Cheese. Vegetables. Meat. Before the advent of genetically modified organisms, cheese was produced using an enzyme obtained from the stomachs of calves slaughtered for veal. Now genetically modified bacteria produce that same protein.
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GMO QUIZ 3. Most foods derived from genetically modified crops contain: The same number of genes as food produced from conventional crops. The same number of genes as foods produced from hybrid crops. One or two additional genes. Hundreds of additional genes. No genes at all.
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GMO QUIZ 3. Most foods derived from genetically modified crops contain: The same number of genes as food produced from conventional crops. The same number of genes as foods produced from hybrid crops.
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