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Flavr Savr

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 ..

Labeling GM Foods is Mandatory: Ministry of Consumer Affairs

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 ..