Not Just For Cows Anymore: New Cottonseed Is Safe For People To Eat

Not Just For Cows Anymore: New Cottonseed Is Safe For People To Eat

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Cottonseed is full of protein but toxic to humans and most animals. The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week approved a genetically engineered cotton with edible seeds. They could eventually feed chickens, fish — or even people.

Cottonseed is full of protein but toxic to humans and most animals. The USDA has approved a genetically engineered cotton with edible seeds. They could eventually feed chickens, fish — or even people.

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