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genetically modified foods
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E Economics, Business and Industry
Q Food and Human Nutrition
Foods produced from genetically modified organisms. These species have undergone directed modification of their gene complement using such techniques as altering the DNA, substituting genetic material by means of a virus, transplanting whole nuclei, transplanting cell hybrids, etc.
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bioengineered foods
gene-altered foods
genetically engineered foods
GM food
transgenic foods
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food biotechnology
food preservation
genetic engineering
genetic improvement
genetically modified organisms
non-genetically modified foods
alimentos modificados genéticamente
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