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Bacillus thuringiensis

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Another Year, Another Post on GMOs and Allergies | Food Matters, Scientific American Blog Network

Another Year, Another Post on GMOs and Allergies | Food Matters, Scientific American Blog Network.

Bt Toxin

A bacteria species called Bacillus thuringiensis, which occurs naturally in the soil, manufactures a poison called Bt toxin. It seems to target plant pests, such as the European corn borer, almost exclusively. Corn and cotton have also been genetically engineered to express the Bt toxin, making the plants poisonous to pests but not to humans. […]

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