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The Genetically Edited Food You’ve Likely Been Eating for Decades

If you’ve been following science news, you probably know that CRISPR gene-editing technology has been taking the medical world by storm. Showing alluring potential for treating diseases ranging from cancer to Type 2 diabetes, human trails are already in the works, even though the repercussions of gene editing remain largely unknown. But CRISPR isn’t just being used in the medical world. It’s also being used in the food industry. In fact, gene-edited crops have already been created — and eaten.  Read more...

 

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