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Genetically Modified AG Saves Lives. Imagine That.

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorSep 16, 2011 11:26 AM


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Bt cotton now helps to avoid several million cases of pesticide poisoning in India every year, which also entails sizeable health cost savings.

This is not the sort of news you're liable to hear about in anti-GMO quarters, where the concerns of the small farmer are righteously defended.

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