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Are GMO foods safe to consume?

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Are GMO foods safe to consume?

By Akshata Kamath Genes are modified by either replacing or removing DNA from the organism in order to obtain a slightly different byproduct from that of the original species. A GMO can either be a plant/ animal/ microorganism.Genetic engineering is the technique used to  modify genes. This technique helps in creating a combination of organisms genetic material that generally do not occur by itself in nature. Such modifications helps in obtaining new products which one can use on a everyday basis. Genetic modification of organisms is engineered so that the byproducts has the ability to remain undamaged even with the...

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