Genetically modified foods (or GM foods) are foods produced from organisms that have had specific changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering. Currently, the EU has one of the stringent regulations of GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) foods in the the world. All GMOs, along with irradiated food, are considered "new food" and are subject to extensive, case-by-case, science-based food evaluation by the European Food Safety Authority.
It depends if it is for profit and where it occurs, e.g. in poorer parts of the world, especially rural areas with extreme weather/soil conditions guaranteed crop could prolong the average lifespan of a resident/citizen.
Yes, but within a limited sense.
Producers should not be able to patent seeds, nor genetic information sourced from nature. Products should be labelled to indicate that they contain genetically-modified ingredients, with a link to the detailed information.
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