Risks of allergic reactions to biotech proteins in foods: perception and reality

  title={Risks of allergic reactions to biotech proteins in foods: perception and reality},
  author={Samuel B. Lehrer and G. A. Bannon},
In recent years, significant attention has been paid to the use of biotechnology to improve the quality and quantity of the food supply due in part to the projected growth in the world population, plus limited options available for increasing the amount of land under cultivation. Alterations in the food supply induced by classical breeding and selection methods typically involve the movement of large portions of genomic DNA between different plant varieties to obtain the desired trait. This is… 

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