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Food Studies: GMO's

Genetically Modified Food

Genetically modified food is derived from crops that have had their genes engineered to yield a specific result or effect, such as resistance to bacteria and disease, faster or larger growth, and production of additional nutrients. Use the following sources to learn more about genetically modified food and the medical, political, legal, and environmental issues surrounding it.


Selected Articles

Internet Resources

  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Live Science: GMO Facts
  • World Health Organization
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine
  • Non-GMO Project

Genetically Modified Foods


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