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soya bean

  • n  a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
  • n  erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
  • n  the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)
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  • Genetically Modified (GM) Food Safe To Eat, Says China's Agriculture Minister
    Genetically modified (GM) food is safe to eat, says China’s agriculture minister, Han Changfu, in the most public statement by a senior Chinese official to promote acceptance of GM food, which could help Beijing feed its citizens. "I eat food processed from GM crops, soya bean oil to be specific," Han said at a press conference Thursday in Beijing, where the National People's Congress is meeting ...
    March 7, 2014 - International Business Times

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