A brief GMO timeline. Please note that this timeline represents a lineage of press releases. Online timelines can not be accurate. They do not reflect the first time secret projects accomplished milestones.
1935- Three Biochemists manually implant DNA from one organism into another (same type of bacteria). Russian scientist Andrei Nikolaevich isolates DNA.1972- American biochemists Herbert Boyer and Stanley Cohen
1975- The Asilomar Conference establish the first list of possible safe guidelines for the safe use of genetically engineered DNA. As a result, accountability is established..
1980- The Supreme Court decides a case that issues the first GMO patent. The Organism is a bacteria thought to be able to consume oil spills.
1982- First FDA Approved GMO. The first GMO commercially sold in the United States is Humulin.
1991- US Department of Agriculture approves New Jersey based biotech company DNA Plant Technology testing of the Fish Tomato.
1994- First GMO sold in U.S. grocery stores; the Flavr Savr tomato. A longer shelf life from delayed ripening.
1996- First GMO resistant weeds. Weeds in Australia become eleven times more resistant to Glyphosate than normal weeds.
1997- Labeling in Europe. The European Union rules in favor of mandatory GMO labeling on food products (including animal food).
2000- Over 100 million acres seeded with GMO. This planting milestone heads into the 21st century,
2003 The first genetically modified fish (Glofish) introduced into the market in the U.S.
2001- BT Toxins found in fetus. Passed from mother to fetus in Canada. Toxins from insecticides used on plants.
2012- Landmark GMO court case; French farmer Paul Francois wins case against Mansanto. Francois proved to the court that his crops were poisoned by Roundup Ready products
2016 – Labeling Law; President Obama signs bill. As a result, all genetically modified foods must be labeled as such.
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