Genetically Modified Plants Could Eliminate Food Poisoning

Genetically Modified Plants Could Eliminate Food Poisoning

POPULAR SCIENCE

\ September 11, 2015 /

This week, as contaminated cucumbers are being recalled across the United States due to a Salmonella outbreak that has killed two people and left more than 340 sick, scientists have announced a new strategy for combating foodborne disease. Their method involves genetically engineering plants to produce antimicrobial proteins, which can then be extracted and applied to contaminated meat and produce.

Visit http://www.popsci.com/scientists-have-invented-new-way-to-remove-e-coli-from-your-food to read the full article.

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