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Understanding GMOs

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(Family Features) Many consumers are curious to learn more about GMOs. A GMO (genetically modified organism) is a plant, animal or microorganism that has had its genetic material (DNA) changed using technology that generally involves the transfer of specific DNA from one organism to another. The Feed Your Mind initiative from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides this science-based information to help increase consumer understanding of GMOs. Discover more GMO facts at fda.gov/feedyourmind.