Entry from US English dictionary
(Especially in journalism) genetically modified: the much ballyhooed, vine-ripened, gene-altered, rot-resistant tomato
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- Some growers complain that they've been pressured to pay fees to the company after stray gene-altered plants ended up growing on their farms.
- Genetic engineering has helped millions of people by turning gene-altered bacteria into microscopic factories that produce life-saving drugs.
- In 1998, for instance, the administration threatened to withdraw from a proposed trade pact if New Zealand required labeling of gene-altered foods.
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