Study Says Genetically Modified Feed Affects Pig Health

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Pigs fed a diet of genetically modified soy and corn developed stomach inflammation at greater rates than those fed a conventional diet, according to a long-term toxicology study. The study is one of the few looking at animals that are physiologically similar to humans.

The pigs were fed corn and soy containing genetically modified traits developed by Creve Coeur-based Monsanto. The company’s industry trade group questioned the findings.

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