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Super Corn

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Super Corn

Super Corn

Super Corn

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NPR's Cheryl Corley reports on Starlink, a genetically engineered corn which has been approved for livestock feed. The corn became the pariah of grains earlier this year when it made it's way into human food. Starlink contains a protein that could cause allergic reactions. The EPA is still considering if the corn is safe for human consumption, a situation that's upset environmentalists and put many farmers in a bind.

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