Genetically modified organism (GMO) is a plant, animal, microorganism or other organism whose genetic makeup has been modified in a laboratory using genetic engineering or transgenic technology. Ministry of Health has certified that Primera Rice is Non-Genetically Modified Food. The certificate was issued on 29 November 2021.
PRIMERA RED RICE
After seven years of research UKM’s scientists with the cooperation of MARDI’s research officers have successfully produced a variety of rice which not only can increase paddy yield and farmers’ income but also has properties with low glycemic index suitable for diabetics.