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| February 5, 2013

The following is an excerpt.

Across the Forbes.com platform yesterday Jon Entine, Executive Director of the Genetic Literacy Projectoffered an op-ed on concerns regarding the existence of plant virus DNA sequences in transgenic plant food products. Read his article and the comment thread to see the concerns…

My scientific opinion is that real-world impact of any concerns regarding the Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV) 35S gene promoter would require a combination of several, low-probability-to-highly-unlikely biological events.

View the original article here: A Combination of Unusual, Rare-to-Impossible Events Would Be Required for the CaMV 35S DNA Sequence to be a Human Health Risk

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