Genetically modified foods: safety, risks and public concerns-a review.

  title={Genetically modified foods: safety, risks and public concerns-a review.},
  author={Amarinder Singh Bawa and Kandangath Raghavan Anilakumar},
  journal={Journal of food science and technology},
  volume={50 6},
Genetic modification is a special set of gene technology that alters the genetic machinery of such living organisms as animals, plants or microorganisms. Combining genes from different organisms is known as recombinant DNA technology and the resulting organism is said to be 'Genetically modified (GM)', 'Genetically engineered' or 'Transgenic'. The principal transgenic crops grown commercially in field are herbicide and insecticide resistant soybeans, corn, cotton and canola. Other crops grown… CONTINUE READING


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