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Genetically Modified Food

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Genetically Modified Food.

Background Information

Genetically modified food is derived from crops that have had their genes engineered to yield a specific result or effect, such as resistance to bacteria and disease, faster or larger growth, and production of additional nutrients. Use the following sources to learn more about genetically modified food and the medical, political, legal, and environmental issues surrounding it.