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Title: USDA Backs Production of Rice With Human Genes - washingtonpost.com
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USDA Backs Production of Rice With Human Genes

By Rick Weiss
The Agriculture Department has given a preliminary green light for the first commercial production of a food crop engineered to contain human genes, reigniting fears that biomedically potent substances in high-tech plants could escape and turn up in other foods.

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