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Edible Vaccines Against COVID-19? Another Case of Genetic Engineering Déjà vu

Recent reports indicate that plant scientists in Mexico and Canada are working to produce “edible” vaccines against COVID-19.  But the idea that fruits or veggies could be genetically engineered (GE) to produce edible vaccines that could be easily shipped, stored … Continue reading

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Why test GE Bananas on U.S. citizens?

According to a recent NPR article, “Somewhere in Iowa, volunteers are earning $900 apiece by providing blood samples after eating” bananas that have been genetically engineered (GE) to produce levels of pro-vitamin A some 5-6 times higher than levels in … Continue reading

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