If you want to know if the food you are about to eat has high levels of sugar, trans fat, or high fructose corn syrup, you can easily check the nutrition label. However, if you would like to know if it contains any genetically modified organisms (GMOs), you’re out of luck.
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can be defined as organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally, according to the World Health Organization. The technology is often called genetic engineering (GE). It allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another, also between non-related species. Read More