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How are GMO's made, machines? labs?

Submitted by: Kingcrisp 31


Expert response from Community Manager

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Wednesday, 04/04/2018 17:17

GMOs are made to achieve a desired trait, such as resistance to an insect or improvement to the ripening process, in order to better meet a customer’s needs.

Posted below is a five minute video that offers a great visual illustration on how GMOs are made:



In this response you will also find videos demonstrating genetic modification, showing the basic process for making GM plants.

We also encourage you to check out the videos: How Are GMOs Created? and GMO Answers Open Doors Tours - How GMOs are Researched, Developed and Tested.

Lastly, see the full Get To Know GMOs presentation on myths and facts about GMOs and how food is modified here.