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Commentary: GMO grass mix-up is embarrassing

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Last week, reports flew through over the internet and the social media universe that cows in Texas were dying from eating genetically modified grass. To make it worse, they died of cyanide poisoning! What was not clearly explained was that drought-stressed grasses create prussic acid, which is cyanide. It is a natural process, not something created in a Frankenstein’s laboratory of GM plants.

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