Safety of genetically engineered foods

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Biotechnology has been defined in a number of ways. The basic underlying definition is the use of living organisms and processes to enhance plants, animals, and microorganisms for useful purposes. The food industry is one of the largest users of biotechnology. Historically, one may find examples of biotechnological applications, primarily microbial food production and preservation, that extend back thousands of years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFood Toxicology
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781420038316
ISBN (Print)0849327601, 9780849327605
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Medicine


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