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Fungal contamination of maize --> cancer

Fungal contamination of maize --> cancer

by Nicholas Kaplinsky -
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I ran across this paper which documents a very low tech method of reducing exposure to fumonisin exposure from corn. The down side of this approach is that it is labor intensive and ~4% of the corn has to be thrown away. I'll point out that one of the benefits of expressing a Cry gene in the ear is that there are less ear worms and as a result, less fumonisin producing fungi.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20835935?dopt=Abstract

There are many ways of dealing with any problem, each with costs and benefits. What is appropriate here?