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.

20th Century

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).

21st Century

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.

All of our products at Life, Not Labs are GMO free and deliver 100% of their vitamins via nature. We purchase all of our ingredients here in the United States. As a result, we create a superior product with higher purity thresholds. We prefer to know what is in our supplements.

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