Aug 06, 2020 · Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are plants and animals with altered genetic makeup. They have been edited in a laboratory to incorporate genes from other organisms to achieve new characteristics like chemical resistance or accelerated growing time. GMOs are used widely in the United States, including GM corn, cotton, soybeans, and more.
"All plants, and all animals including humans, are genetically modified. That is what evolution means. They are genetically modified by natural selection of random mutations and recombinations.