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GMFOODS ഫുഡ്സ്

This is a tricky one. GM (genetically modified) foods have not been conclusively proved to cause damage heath, but the public is concerned enough to have demanded that they are adequately labeled and, in many cases are withdrawn.
Genetic modification involves isolating and identifying a gene that produces a desired characteristic. This gene is copied and then inserted into another spices. the idea is that the very aspects of plants (or even animals and humans!) can be fitted together like a jigsaw to produce the ideal product. For example scientists have produced tomatoes that doesn’t rot, insect proof corn and potatoes and a host of other goodies, the best known which is soy bean.
Soy beans are processed into oil and flour—and then used in 60% of processed foods, including cooking oils, margarines, salad dressings sauces, bread, cookies, cakes, pizzas, noodles, ice creams and alternatives to dairy products, such as soy sauce, tofu, tempeh and miso.
Americans w…