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As Scientists Question New Rat Study, GMO Debate Rages On

A study published this week in the well-respected journal Food and Chemical Toxicology has sparked a lot of controversy. In the study, titled “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize” Dr. Gilles-Eric Séralini and colleagues basically concludes that rats fed a diet of genetically modified corn and small amounts of herbicides got sicker faster than their counterparts eating regular corn and no herbicides. So is this solid evidence that GM corn (or other crops) are bad for you? NPR covers the story

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