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genetically modified foods

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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  • GM food
  • bioengineered foods
  • genetically engineered foods
  • transgenic foods
  • gene-altered foods
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