Crossword Puzzle


  1. Substance that determines the characteristic(s) of an organism. It is produced according to hereditary material of an organism
  2. A substance used to kill plants especially weeds
  3. Short form of Codex Alimentarius Commission, an international body responsible for the execution of the food standard programme
  4. Short form of Food and Agriculture Organization
  5. Short form of Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid
  6. Short form of World Health Organization
  7. A unit of hereditary material that carries information necessary to produce a protein
  8. All GM foods are subjected to ______ assessment before they become available for sale


  1. Short form of Polymerase Chain Reaction, a testing method that can detect the presence of "recombinant" DNA resulting from genetic modification
  2. A general term refers to chemicals that are used to control pests, such as insects, weeds or microorganisms
  3. The country which produced the largest amount of GM crop globally in the year 2001
  4. The application of biological organisms, systems or processes to manufacturing or service industries
  5. Green groups are concerned that GM food may disturb the balance of _________
  6. Short form of Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay, a testing method that can detect the presence of modified protein resulting from genetic modification