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Empirical conclusions related to biotechnology are a result of
A concern raised when genes from fish are moved to a new variety of tomato is
Will people allergic to fish react to that tomato?
When must genetically engineered foods have special labeling in the US?
If the health impact of eating the food is changed
How are labeling laws designed to impact consumers?
To make informed decisions
An ADVANTAGE of biotechnology over traditional breeding
More nutritious foods
Scientists are using biotechnology
to remove natural toxins from foods
DNA is modified
adding genes from another source
An advantage of biotechnology over traditional breeding
better isolation of desired traits
What is one of the positive impacts of scientists developing genetically engineered crops?
Decreases the use of environmentally harmful insecticides and herbicides
Which is a desired effect of bioengineered food?
Improved plant qualities
What type of research will be needed as a result of biotechnology and genetic engineering?
Tracking impact of new crops on the environment