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Aug 31, 2016

High tech GMO farm animals stuck on the shelf

If genetically modified (GM) and genetically edited (GE) plants face an uphill battle in moving from proof-of-concept to consumers’ dinner tables, then GM and GE animals are up against a proverbial Mount Everest. GM and GE animals that have made it to the market, thus far, include fluorescent glowing fish, drugs made in the milk of GE goats and GE rabbits, and the GM mosquitoes being tested in Brazil and elsewhere to suppress populations of Aedes that carry Zika virus, as well as dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever. But high tech animals going into the food supply are another matter. Read article here.

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