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Technology Human Interest Health Environment Biology Nature Genetically modified food Molecular biology Genetic engineering Environmental issues Biotechnology Food industry Monsanto Genetically modified organism Genetically modified food controversies
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Technology Human Interest Health Environment Biology Nature Genetically modified food Molecular biology Genetic engineering Environmental issues Biotechnology Food industry Monsanto Genetically modified organism Genetically modified food controversies
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Newer gene engineering techniques can proceed to select desirable traits in a more faster, accurate and predictable way. It can be said that this is no different to cross-fertilisation methods that has been developed over hundreds of years where farmers and scientists try to weed out undesirable traits requiring many attempts over many years for any success. On May 11th 2004, US Biotechnology Company, Monsanto abandoned their plans to introduce its global genetically modified wheat program despite investing hundreds of millions of dollars and seven years in its development. The decision resulted due to pressure from US and Canadian farmers fearing GM wheat would lead to economic losses to the point of billions from key markets in Japan and Europe. The rea...
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