Common foods that were genetically modified

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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is a hot topic around the world. Many European countries refuse GMO products from the USA, the same trend is observed across Africa. Many people are against GMO products and do not understand what they represent. Basically, GMO is an organism that has been modified in the laboratory by introduction of DNA from another organism. This is usually done in order to create plants resistant to pesticides or resistant to pests. While GMO products already exist around us, many people do not know that now is a customer. Therefore, in the United States is taking steps to introduce mandatory labeling of such products.

1. Honey

It is hard to imagine that honey contains GMOs, as it is a product produced by bees. But bees need to get somewhere pollen, and pollen in the United States is going indiscriminately — like plants containing GMOs, and conventional, non-GM, plant. Most often it is corn that has problems with air pollen drift and contamination. Bees all over the world collect pollen from various crops, and farmers engaged in beekeeping, it is increasingly difficult to ensure that their products do not contain GMOs.
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Amazing facts about ostriches

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Well-known facts that the ostrich is the largest flightless bird that her homeland is Africa, and that the ostrich runs amazingly fast. All of this is interesting, but not anything particularly outstanding. However, ostriches have several amazing properties, which you might not have guessed.
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