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USDA Gives Final Approval For Genetically Modified Rice In Kansas
The Agriculture Department has approved a plan to grow genetically modified rice in Kansas despite opposition from the U.S. rice industry and food safety groups.

The decision allows California-based Ventria Bioscience to plant up to 32-hundred acres of the rice near Junction City.

The rice is engineered to contain human proteins and then harvested to make special pharmaceutical drugs.

The USDA says the plan is safe because there are no commercial rice farms in Kansas. The company will take precautions to prevent the rice from mixing with edible crops.

Opponents say designing food crops to produce pharmaceuticals is a bad idea.
MGR Archive 20.5.2007
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