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genetic

adjective atavistic, congenital, hereditary, ingrained, inherited, innate
See also: born, hereditary, innate, native
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Genetically modified food refers to partially changing the property or function of a specific organism by transferring exogenous genes to the organism using molecular biology methods.
But he said nothing about the Iranian government, which has long supported research into genetically modified foods and now sells Iranian farmers rice seedlings that are genetically modified in Iran.
The history of producing genetically modified food can be traced back to mid-19th century, when Gregor Mendel--an Austrian monk and botanist, carried out an experiment wherein he crossbred tall pea species with short pea species to show that certain traits in one species were inherited by other in this process.
Lawmakers during the recently concluded special session approved legislation that pre-empts local ordinances banning or regulating genetically modified crops.
The team was able to sample and then classify over 70,500 genetic sequences for bacterial genera from 10 genetically uniform colonies and 12 genetically diverse colonies by analyzing a specific molecule found in RNA - a first for examining honey bees and their symbiotic microbes.
In 2008, the Hawaii County Council banned genetically modified coffee on the big island, but the legislature rejected a state-wide ban.
But according to the Consumers Union letter, "both science and existing law in the United States acknowledge and incorporate the fact that genetically engineered and genetically modified seeds and foods are different from non-engineered varieties.
Smart Stax," a genetically engineered corn, is a multi-herbicide-tolerant and multi-insecticide-producing corn that has been authorized by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, but not Health Canada.
Another key piece of legislation would enact a moratorium on growing genetically engineered crops until the ecological and health impact had been determined.
Genetically modified food has genes from other plants or animals inserted into its genetic structure.
Six months after passage of the Mendocino ordinance, state legislatures began introducing seed preemption bills prohibiting local communities from banning or regulating genetically engineered crops.
However, the genetically altered mice drank equally from both the flavored and unflavored bottles.