Investigation of the Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Existence in Baby Foods on the Market in Turkey

Erdem Artuvan, Salih Aksay


It is called Organism Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) which is obtained by biotechnological methods to modify the genetic sequences of living things, to improve their existing properties and / or to gain new features. Baby milk and baby continue milk, which the babies consume during their first month of the life, can also contain products such as soy, corn, rice according to their derivatives. It is thought that GMO screening should also be done in baby formulas that contain these components which are extensively produced in the genus modified organism class in the world. In this study, in 2011 released the proposed baby milk in Turkey and baby continue in milk, Ash, moisture, total fat, carbohydrates, protein analysis and real time PCR GMO screening was conducted. As a result of the GMO scan, no product containing the p35S, tNOS and pFMV isomers was found.


GMO; Baby Milk; Follow on formula; Real Time PCR; Food Safety

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