Flavr Savr Current Affairs, GK & News
Flavr Savr is a Genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was first sold in 1994, and was only available for a few years before production ceased in 1997. It was developed by a company called Calgene , but mounting costs prevented ..
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has made it mandatory to label every package containing Genetically Modified (GM) food from January 1, 2013. The ministry published a gazette notification that every package containing the genetically modified food shall bear at the top of its principal display panel the words ‘GM’. The ministry’s decision will affect the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Biology • Biotechnology • Book:Genetic Modified Crops • Emerging technologies • Flavr Savr • Genetic engineering • Genetically modified food • Genetically modified organism • Life sciences • Molecular biology • Monsanto