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How We Read Scientific Studies

How We Read Scientific Studies

Last Updated: May 9th, 2018

The science of genetic engineering is rapidly evolving, and it is changing the environment, agriculture and food manufacturing and consumption in profound ways. New applications of existing tools to genetically modify plants and animals are under development around the world. Novel and more precise genetic engineering methods will open new horizons for commercial applications, while…

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Are all forms of Bt toxin safe?

Are all forms of Bt toxin safe?

Last Updated: May 9th, 2018

There are many types of Bt toxin in the wild and in genetically engineered plants; research has raised safety concerns relating to some of them. Declaring them all safe is premature, and here’s why. Thus far, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded that all Bt endotoxins expressed in genetically engineered (GE) plants meet the…

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