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GMO ingredients can form part of Omega-3 supply picture, GOED chief says

GMO ingredients can form part of Omega-3 supply picture, GOED chief says | Nutrition & Health | Scoop.it

20 May 2013, FoodNavigator -- "Genetic modification of oil seed crops will form an important part of the future omega-3s supply picture, according to Adam Ismail, executive director of the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED)." ...

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embedded video in this article - a NutraIngredient interview with Adam Ishmail, head of GOED at VitaFood 2013 Geneva Conference.  Ishmail notes that the supply of marine sources of Omega-3s is set.  This will not produce enough to met nutritional recommendations for a growing global population.  He explains how companies are now researching other sources including algae, yeast, and gene-engineering plants to produce omega-3s.

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Former FDA official on GMO labeling: ‘Science doesn’t always win’

Former FDA official on GMO labeling: ‘Science doesn’t always win’ | Nutrition & Health | Scoop.it

17 May 2013, NutraIngredients -- "Whether the food industry likes it or not, when it comes to GMO labeling, the “train appears to have left the station”, according to former FDA associate commissioner of foods Dr David Acheson."

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