If you buy rice that isn't certified as organic and you are unsure of the farm on which it was grown, then you might be eating GE rice tainted with human genes. Three rice varieties grown on 3,200 acres and probably elsewhere, by the biotech company, Ventria Bioscience have been genetically modified with genes from the human lungs. The protein produced by the GM rice was supposed to be used for pharmaceutical purposes and it was approved by the USDA to be grown in a laboratory setting but since 2007, Ventria decided to bring the rice outdoors. Making the world's most widely cultivated crop the only known GMO with inbred human traits.
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