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WASHINGTON (AP) - Long-grain rice samples from the United States have tested positive for trace amounts of a genetically modified strain not approved for consumption, but it doesn't pose a threat to humans or the environment, federal officials said Friday.<br><br><br><br>
The genetically engineered rice was detected by Bayer CropScience AG. The German company then notified U.S. officials. The strain is not approved for sale in the United States, but two other strains of rice with the same genetically engineered protein are.<br><br><br><br>
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It's not clear to me whether the genetically engineered protein in the the non-approved rice means someone put it there and didn't bother to get the rice properly approved for sale, or they don't know how it got there, but neither one strikes me as a good thing. Organic rice, anyone? I'm not sure if I've even seen organic rice for sale in grocery stores.
 

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No, neither one is a good thing at all. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/veryangry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":grr:"><br><br><br><br>
Lundberg makes organic rice. <a href="http://www.lundberg.com" target="_blank">http://www.lundberg.com</a>
 

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They're gonna kill us in the end.<br><br><br><br>
More and more I am pleased with my decision to go raw.<br><br><br><br>
Unless they start Genetically Modifying my mangos!!!!!! If they do that, I'll have no option but to become a TERRORIST!!!!!
 
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